Christmas in Spain Most people in Spain go to Midnight Mass or 'La Misa Del Gallo' (The Mass of the Rooster).
It is called this because a rooster is supposed to have crowed the night that Jesus was born. Should you decide to spend you Christmas in Spain you will find a country transformed. living cribs, family dinners, Three Kings' parades, New Year's grapes. Though Christmas has become one of the largest commercial events in countless western countries, commercialism doesnвЂ™t define Christmas in Spain.
Devout Catholics in Spain are deeply religious and focus much more so on the actual events surrounding the birth of Jesus. Join MadrileГ±os in Puerta del Sol at midnight for your 12 lucky grapes, watch the Three Kings parade through the city, take part in the San Silvestre Run on the last day of the year, and fill up on delicious Yuletide treats!
Fiestas and festivals in Spain. Unusual traditions at Christmas in Spain. Caganer This is a Catalan speciality although seen all over Spain nowadays. The Caganer. Christmas festivities in Spain are not to be ignored, and the DГa de los Reyes Magos is one of the most famous festivals in Spain. See also: Cabalgata de Christmas parades in spain Reyes Magos A Reyes Magos parade in El Puerto de Santa Maria. List of Christmas and holiday season parades Jump to navigation Jump to search.
The. Valkenburg: Valkenburg Christmas Parade (Website - English version) Spain Christmas in Spain gets off to a rather peculiar and unofficial start on Dec. each city organizes a special event in which large floats parade through the streets.
Some big towns and cities have Epiphany Parades with each King having a big float that is shaped like a camel. Sometimes there are also real camels in the. List of Christmas and holiday season parades Jump to navigation Jump to search. The following is a list of holiday parades that occur. Valkenburg: Valkenburg Christmas Parade (Website - English version) Spain. Alcoy: Cabalgata de Reyes Magos de Alcoy (Cavalcade of Magi of Alcoy).
Information about the festivals, fairs and ferias of AndalucГa, Southern Spain. Andalucia (and the rest of Spain) to make the annual parade (cabalgata), which usually. The three kings are always features in the Christmas nativity scene вЂ“ or. Calendar of Events in Spain. Christmas Markets, Madrid and Barcelona. More than 100 stalls set up in Plaza Mayor in Madrid to sell handicrafts, Christmas.