CULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS / EVENTS

  • Carnival of Cadiz

Cádiz´s famous carnival celebrations  – 1 week of every-day concerts, processions, presentations of the different carnival groups, competitions, etc.

  • Sunshine Tour - Horse Jumping & Dressage, Montenmedio (Vejer)

International competition of Horse Jump / Dressage during 8 weeks (every weekend),  January -  March

www.sunshinetour.net

  • Festival de Flamenco of Jerez, February - March

Annual big flamenco festival (always end of February / beginning of march), intensive flamenco courses (dancing, singing, guitar), daily flamenco events in different locations all over the town, performances of excellent artists, www.festivaldejerez.es

  • Holy Easter week (Semana Santa), March / April

One of the cultural highlights of Andalusia: daily processions in all villages and towns with live music, mystic atmosphere, religious enthusiasm – the most famous celebrations in Seville, Jerez, Cádiz, Granada, etc.

  • Feria de Abril (Sevilla), April

The most famous traditional spring festival of Seville, a lot of horses, carriages, dancing and singing, women with their colorful dresses, etc.

  • Springtime-Festival, Feria de Caballo (Jerez), May

Unforgettable and beautiful spring festival in honor of the horse and sherry – the two emblems of Jerez. For one week the whole town converts into colourful happiness, dancing and flamenco music – a must for every fan of  Andalusia. Big horse ferry with daily competitions.

  • Spring-Festival, Feria de la primavera de El Colorado / Conil de la Frontera, May - June

Nice, colorful and traditional spring festival of Conil de la Frontera at the fairground area of Colorado. Horses, carriages, women with colourful typical flamenco dresses.

  • Motorbike-Worldcup, Gran Premio de España, Jerez, May/June

At the former Formula One race court of Jerez, a very popular event for all motorbike freaks.

  • El Rocío – Pilgrimage to the village El Rocío in the National Park Coto Doñana, Pentecost,  June

The most famous and popular pilgrimage of Spain into direction to the village el Rocio; approx. 1 million of visitors every year.

  • Horse races at the beach of Sanlucar de Barrameda, August

Always on two weekends in August: Famous horse races within unique atmosphere at the nice sandy beach from Sanlucar – the paradise of seafood (especially cooked king prawns) and the special sherry “Manzanilla”.

  • Feria of Conil, beginning of September

  • Christmas in Jerez, 6th - 24th of December

Typical for the time before Christmas in Jerez are the so called „Zambomba“-Celebrations – small flamenco parties, in former times especially among the Gipsy families, singing and dancing of Christmas-Flamenco songs, sometimes with open wood fires, chestnuts, etc.

 

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