Tag Archives: christmas

Three Kings’ Day in Spain

The Twelfth Night and theThree Kings’ Day are the most important days during christmas for many Spaniards and especially for children, as there are parades and Christmas gift distribution. The weekend is…

New Years eve in Spain

New Year’s Eve, or Nochevieja as it is called in Spanish, differs somewhat from the British, but very much is also alike. It is not a family day, but one spends time…

Spanish Christmas traditions

Christmas in Spain for Spaniards is about family, fellowship and vacation, not unlike what we are used to back home. But some traditions are different. Spain is a deeply Catholic country…

Genuine spruce christmas tree

There are very few public Christmas trees in Spain of real spruce. But the Christmas tree in Torrevieja is a shining exception. It comes from the deep forests of Småland…

Black Friday in Spain

Black Friday or Viernes Negro as it is called in Spanish, is the start of Christmas shopping. Most shops and especially the big ones offer great discounts. It is a tradition…

Christmas Discounts on trains

Renfe is promoting huge Christmas discounts for those who want to travel with Spanish high-speed trains and other long-distance trains during Christmas and New Year. The promotion is valid for travels between November…

malaga christmas lights

Christmas lightings in Málaga

In Malaga the traditional inauguration ceremony of this year’s Christmas lighting takes place at Plaza de la Constitución tonight, Friday 28 November at. 7:30 p.m. There will be a children’s…