Plan Ahead and Start Your Summer in Spain

Plan Ahead and Start Your Summer in Spain

Do something different this summer and celebrate these upcoming festivals, Spanish-style, when you arrive for your Greenheart Travel language homestay in Spain or participate on our language school program in Madrid.

June  – 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  – 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.



photo from San Francisco Chronicle

July  – 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.



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.



photo from London Confidential

July – 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.



photo from Saving.For.Cuba blog

July  -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.



photo from spainagain.co.uk

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