The 1912 palatial hotel was built on the former site of the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medinaceli. A string of famous guests have stayed here from Salvador Dali to novelist Isabel Allende and movie director Richard Attenborough, but well-heeled business travelers tend to dominate. The entrance hall, decorated with murals of Italian [...]
Tag: Andalusia festivals
Every year, the Montilla-Moriles Wine-tasting Festival is held in Cordoba. Over 20 bodegas (wine-cellars) take part, and the people of Cordoba come in their droves to taste the local wines and traditional tapas. There is also music to liven up the atmosphere and a variety of events, including special wine-tasting events organised by professional wine-tasters, [...]
Jerez de la Frontera, the world-renowned town, holds an annual grape harvest where the new grape juice is celebrated as the renewal of the economic, cultural and social life of the town. Date from 11-09-2012 To 16-09-2012.
The week leading up to Easter, and especially Holy Thursday and Holy Friday, is full of ritual, display and devotion. Throughout the week, costaleros from Thirty Catholic associations, or brotherhoods, bear images of the Passion of Christ and of the Virgin Mary on their shoulders through the narrow streets for hours, taking turns under the [...]
The May Crosses Festival (Cruces de Mayo) is celebrated in many parts of the world, especially in Latin America and Spain. And in Spain, the festival holds special importance in many parts of Andalucia, but especially Córdoba, which has the most famous celebration. Dates from Dates Apr 27, 2012 to May 1, 2012.
Come and enjoy the magic experience of Disney On Ice! You will experience strong emotions with tricks like the one with Lightning McQueen, Mater and the Cars team from Disney/Pixar, who will do a car race on ice. Date from 15-03-2012 to 18-03-2012 .
The International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music is held every year in the Andalusian town of Almería.
The Flamenco Biennial Festival de Sevilla is a flamenco festival since 1980 is held every two years in the city. The Festival has the most representative artists of flamenco, as well as with new promises of the genre. The next event will take place from 7 September to 10 October 2012.
The festivities begin on the last Saturday in February, when the canvas with the holy image is taken to the chapel located on Calle Real, where it will be covered for the night, as was done so many centuries ago. Dates from 25-02-2012 To 26-02-2012.
The “Sopa de los Siete Ramales” (Soup of the Seven Ingredients) owes its name to its main components: tomato, pepper, onion, garlic, bread, mint and green asparagus. The inhabitants of El Burgo are experts at preparing this dish, which is why it has become one of the village’s most important gastronomic attractions. Dates from 28-02-2012 [...]
Throughout the celebration of this festival, the soul, passion and vigour of flamenco infuse the Villamarta Theatre in Jerez de la Frontera in Cadiz.