Spain is primarily a summertime destination, but that does not mean, we cannot explore it during the winters. In fact, it offers lot of fun events and festivals during winter months. Rent a boat in Spain and roam around the Spanish waters to be a part of those festivals or events. Span is a nation of parades and they keep celebrating the spirit of life in various ways making it one of the hottest destinations all the year round.
Some of the most popular Spanish festivals include:
- 3 Kings Day– This is one of the most popular Spanish festivals and celebrated across all the important Spanish destinations. It is steeped in tradition and presents a glimpse of what Spain is made of. Hop out of the boat and be a part of this festival which constitutes elaborate procession on the road and people making merry. This is also termed as the gift-giving festival of Spain.
- The Arizkun Festival– This festival takes place in the month of November and is also known as ‘Jumping the Bonfire’. This is a unique festival in which thousands of people gather on the streets to jump on 20+ bonfires. This festival is associated with warding off evil spirits and encourages fertility. In fact, the most interesting part about this festival is that people dress in different types of costumes to take part in this.
- Sitges Carnival, Catalonia– This is a gay event and is quite famous all round the world. Spain is one of the pioneers in gender equality and it celebrates the movement in a flamboyant manner. The event consists of wild party, drag queen show and many other things which make it colourful to watch. Even if you do not wish to be a part of this event, you can still be a witness to their awesome party.
- Las Fallas Festival– This is a festival in Valencia with huge high-tech sculptures. Sometimes these sculptures represent famous personalities which are then burned in huge bonfires. These bonfires conjure a striking sight which is unique to them.
Enjoy, witness and also participate in these Spanish festivals to live life king size. Rent a boat at best price to roam around the place and hop out of the boat to know more about the festivals and celebrate them with fervour along with the natives.