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Plan Ahead and Start Your Summer in Spain with these Holidays

Do something different this summer and celebrate these upcoming festivals, Spanish-style, when you arrive for your Greenheart Travel language exchange or language school programs. Apply by April 26th to join the locals for June and early July holidays!

June 24 – Festival of San Juan

  • Celebrated all over the South of Spain, and includes the lighting of bonfires and fireworks, delicious food and music.

 

photo from laopiniondemalaga.es

July 6-14 – San Fermin Running of the Bulls

  • The fiesta of San Fermin is Pamplona’s famous running of the bulls which begins on July 7. Bull runs are at 8am each morning.

 

running-of-the-bulls

photo from San Francisco Chronicle

July 25 – Feast of Saint James

  • Thousands of pilgrims who have walked the Camino de Santiago congregate in Santiago de Compostela where the Saint’s tomb lies in the Cathedral.

 

feast-of-st-james

photo from Hungeree

Mid-July Benicassim Festival

  • The Benicassim Festival is a four day music festival which takes place in mid-July every year on the coast of Valencia. Well known international bands and artists attract vast numbers of music fans from around the world.

 

music-festival

photo from London Confidential

July 29 – Fiesta of Near Death Experiences

  • The Fiesta of Near Death Experiences takes place in As Neves in Galicia in July. Participants pay homage to Santa Marta in gratitude for allowing them to avoid death after a close encounter. They are carried in coffins by family and friends during these unforgettable processions.

 

near-death-festival

photo from Saving.For.Cuba blog

July 26-29 -Trujillo International Music Festival

  • Every July the historic city of Trujillo in Extremadura transforms into an international platform for the finest classical musicians in the world.

 

classical-music-festival-in

photo from spainagain.co.uk

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