Photo Madrid Craft Market 2014

Madrid Craft Market

Plaza de EspaƱa,

The annual craft fair in Madrid is held between December and January and it has been running for nearly 12 years. It aims to promote craft making in Madrid and has become a popular event which attracts locals and tourists in search of a special gift or inspiration for their own designs and crafts.

Photo Madrid Christmas Market 2014

Madrid Christmas Market

Plaza Mayor

If you are visiting Madrid during the festive season, make sure you take a walk through Plaza Mayor, the most famous square in the city. This is where you will see one of the most popular events of the Christmas Calendar in Madrid.

Holy Week in Alicante, Spain

Easter in Alicante

Every year, a week of celebrations erupts on to the streets of every big city in Spain. Each city does something a bit different but you can be guaranteed it will include processions of Catholic followers, carnivals, street music and religious themed displays by masked penitents. These church members carry "pasos" - displays of The Virgin Mary, Jesus and scenes from the Bible on their shoulders, through the city's streets. Many of these floats have taken months to prepare as they are richly adorned with lace, jewels and flowers.

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