March 10th, 2014
The Holy Week is one of the most popular religious holidays in Spain, celebrated in various places in the Iberian Peninsula, but there are some less popular celebrations with a religious character and it´s worth discovering them.
Flower carpets. Image: Tossa de Mar Info
One of these celebrations takes place in Tossa de Mar, it´s the Corpus Christi. This village is located in the Costa Brava, in the province of Gerona. The date of this festivity depends on the liturgical calendary. In 2014, the Corpus Christi is celebrated on Thursday 19th of June, according to the rule of being celebrated 60 days after the Easter Monday although in some villages it is moved to Sunday of this week, not to influence the labour calendar.
March 3rd, 2014
Imagine that you are flying and you have a bird´s-eye view of the Costa Brava. You will be surprised with the strength and force of the air activities. The Costa Brava is a specialist of these activities and the best one is Empuriabrava, especially for parachuting. This is a perfect place if you want to try one of the activities that let you see the earth and sea from the height.
Parachuting in Empuriabrava. Image: Babylon
February 24th, 2014
Thanks to its atmosphere, coasts, landscapes, people. Thanks to all these things and more, Spain has become one of the countries with the most music festivals in the spring season. There are all kinds of music in the south of Pyrenees: rock, pop, independent, jazz, electronic. All people from all over the world come to Spain to enjoy not only the music but also many other things that Spain offers.
LOW COST FESTIVAL
The Low Cost Festival Benidorm started in 2008, and is celebrated in the Sport City of Guilermo Amor, in the region of Alicante. This festival is characterized by reuniting the quality and low-cost music, the price of tickets is reasonable. It is celebrated in the last week of July during 3 days.
February 17th, 2014
Although we have already been talking many times about the beautiful city of Seville, this is a good occasion to go back once again. And to its one of the most important celebrations: the Seville Fair. During one week, this city of Andalusia transforms into color, music and tradition and this year it will be celebrated from the 6th to the 11th May.
This festivity, which was initiated in 1846 as a fair of agriculture and livestock, has evolved during almost a half of the century, and became a touristic attraction of the international popularity. Forget your daily routine and rent an apartment in Seville to discover this year fair and the tradition of Seville.
February 13th, 2014
Spain is a country of tradition, culture and history. You can see it during holidays, the Holy Week is also one of those holidays, full of the Spanish folklore. This is a religious holiday rooted in the peninsula but in the course of time, it has evolved and is celebrated in different ways, depending on the place.
Holy Week of tradition and culture
In many cities it is declared the Holiday and International Tourist Interest. Like the Holy Week in Seville, which commemorates in beautiful way the Passion and Resurrection of Christ with a great number of processions of more than 60 brotherhoods. The Holy Week, undoubtedly, is one of the most important days in the calendar of the holidays in the city of Andalusia. A holiday full of passion due to the people of Seville who take it very emotionally.
January 30th, 2014
The tradition of Carnival celebrations goes back thousands of years in the history and nowadays it is a huge party in Spain. Although in various places it has transformed and has its own characteristics.
One of the most popular is the Carnival of Cadiz, a celebration of the International Touristic Interest. From the 23rd February to the 9th March, this city disguises with colors, lights and music to celebrate the festival from the 19th century. Come to enjoy the party and unite with the local people who enjoy totally one of the most important celebration of the year.
January 30th, 2014
One of the most significant days of the year is getting closer for the most romantic travelers, the St. Valentine´s Day. Many cities offer parties, activities and special dinner to share this magic night with your couple.
A trip is a perfect plan to surprise this special person. Amazing gardens, historic visits, relax for both of you. All kids of plans that you can choose. And surprise your couple with a travel!
Romantic strolls in Valencia
If you search a place to spend time alone with your couple, a quiet and relaxing weekend to disconnect, Valencia is a perfect place. A relaxing walk through the ´Viveros´ and beautiful Real Gardens is a good plan for a romantic trip.
January 27th, 2014
We all remember winter holidays when the non-skiers were obliged to spend time in cafes or to sunbathe, don´t we? So this is over. Now, the ski resorts take care of everyone to ensure spending a good time.
There are dozens of activities to offer you funny and entertaining holidays. You will find activities for all kind of travellers, for more sportif, adventurer or for the ones who prefer enjoy the nature with much tranquility.
Sport and snow
Ski Bike. Author: Lenz Sport
January 23rd, 2014
The cultural tourism and city tours have become very popular in last few years. There are lots of people who during their free days discover the secrets of the former civilizations, the work of famous artists and the last technological developments. If you are interested, we suggest you a few destinations:
Cultural trip to Madrid
Madrid is a capital of Spain and it´s one of the most popular destinations with a great cultural heritage. With a holiday rental in Madrid, you will be able to discover its history and the principal museum of the Spanish capital.
January 20th, 2014
The Columbrete islands are about 30 nautical miles from the harbor of Castellón. Little by little the islands have become one of the go to destinations of divers everywhere. In its crystal blue waters you can be amazed by the diversity of marine life.
A long time ago these islands were the shelter of pirates, smugglers and also of snakes. However, nowadays visits to the island can be enjoyed with no problem at all, while staying at one of the apartments of Alcocebre.