Monthly Archives: March 2014

Las Fallas festival, Valencia (1st – 19th March)

Las FallasValencia’s biggest festival, “Las Fallas” is celebrated every March and dates back to the middle ages. It is a pagan ritual to commemorate the patron Saint Joseph. It is also thought to represent the end of winter and welcome the spring through spectacular pyrotechnical displays, explosions and parades. If you go to this riotous Spanish fiesta, don’t expect to sleep much as there is 24-hour partying and explosions going off throughout the night. Read on to find out what to expect from one of Spain’s most spectacular Spanish festivals. Continue reading