Top Experiences You MUST Have In Spain

Whether its quietly hiking through the Pyrenees Mountains in the northern part of Spain, cheering on a soccer match at the largest stadium in all of Europe,  or running in front of a angry herd of bulls, Spain has a variety to suit anyone’s needs.

I have not only had the amazing of opportunity of attending some of the most famous festivals in the world located in Spain, but I have truly had the opportunity to dive into the Spanish culture and experience a multitude of experiences!

If you have the opportunity to visit Spain, start planning your vacation around some of the biggest events that take place in Spain each year, because I promise you it will be worth the experience!

1. Camp Nou

With a capacity of 99,354, it is now the biggest stadium in Europe and an exciting place to see all your favorite soccer matches.

When: Late August- May

Where: Barcelona, Spain 


2. Running of the Bulls 

Each year thousand of people gather together for the Running of the Bulls Festival. Are you daring enough to run?

Check out my experience: click here

When: Around the July 6-14th each year

Where: Pamplona, Spain


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3. La Tomatina

Join thousands of people in the largest tomato fight in the world.

When: Last Wednesday of August each year

Where: Buñol, Spain


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4. Las Fallas 

Unleash your inner pyro in the streets of Spain at Valencia’s Las Fallas. Now this is an adventure! 

When: Mid March

Where: Valencia, Spain


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5. Camino de Santiago

Love nature? There is no better way to enjoy the nature than a hike on one of the trails in Europe. this

When: Any time of year (winter months are not recommended)

Where: There are many trails. I did the French Way from St. Jean Pied de Port, France to Finisterre, Spain


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6. Feria de Abril

The Feria de Abril in Seville is one of the most popular celebrations in Spain where you can enjoy sevillanas, bullfights, flamenco music & dancers. It truly is a fun week of dancing, drinking, eating and socializing with friends.

When: The fair generally begins two weeks after Easter.

Where: Sevilla, Spain

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7. Pyrenees Mountains

Take in some amazing views of the Pyrenees Mountains located between Spain and France.

When: Anytime of year. If you love to snowboard, this is your ideal location for the winter months.

Where: Northern Spain


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8. Bullfight

There are controversies everywhere, but whether you agree with it or despise it – bullfighting exists in Spain and is an important part of their history and culture.

When: Bullfighting season is typically between April to September or October

Where: Many different regions in Spain


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9. Music Festival

Top music festivals:

  • Festival Internacional de Benicàssim
  • Arenal Sound
  • Azkena Rock, Vida
  • Primavera Sound
  • DGTL Barcelona
  • Bilbao BBK Live
  • I am Global Festival
  • Sónar

When: Different moments throughout the year.

Where: Locations throughout Spain


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