A lot of people want to travel to Spain in March. There are lots of festivals that occur at this time and it also coincides with the Easter vacation which can give the time for a lot of people to get out and experience the culture in Spain.
March is probably the best time to go to Spain when one wants to experience the beauty and excitement of the Spanish festivals.
It is not every year that Easter celebrations fall on March, but when it does, it is a great time to go because this will expose the traveler the beauty of the religious ceremonies that are celebrated on Semana Santa (Holy Week).
This is the first important festival of the year and it starts from March 12 to March 19. The families in Valencia make paper made dolls that may take on traditional figures or animated characters. These artistic creations are paraded in the streets before they are finally burned on the many bonfires in the area. The event is accompanied by a lot of partying that is open to the public. Food and drinks are free for everyone to enjoy.
Jerez Flamenco Festival
This usually starts from the end of February till mid March. This is a flamenco training course that is open to everyone and will be taught by known maestros and bailaores. The training will include up to 15 hours of training for beginners through the higher levels.
Fiesta de la Magdalena
This is held in Castellon de la Plana in Valencia which celebrates the end of the Moorish rule in Spain.
Experiencing culture is beautiful in Spain, even if one were not a culturally inclined individual. When going to Spain in March the various festivals will open the eyes of the traveler of the beauties of the traditions. This is also the best time to really interact with the people of Spain who love to have fun and food above all else.
Going to a festival for the first time is a surprise to the traveler. It is loud, noisy, there are lots of exotic foods all meshed together with age old traditions that can confuse anyone but never disappoint. The many travelers who have experienced these festivals will never forget and most come back for more.
Go online and find out what other festival treasures can be found in other months. The country is filled with their many festivals that vary from region to region. There is never the same festival in Spain; each one is unique to the area and its people.