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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Andalucia & Costa Del Sol by DK Publishing

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Religious Festivals

1. Fiesta de los Reyes Magos

Traditionally, this evening commemorates the arrival of the Three Kings at the infant Jesus’s manger crib. Parades across the region feature the trio, lavishly dressed, progressing through towns in small carriages drawn by tractors or horses. The next day, Epiphany, is the day that children receive gifts.prac_info5 Jan

2. Carnaval

Most Andalucían towns celebrate this Catholic festival, the most spectacular extravaganza being in Cádiz. Costumes and masked balls and lots of carousing are the order of the day and night during these chaotic revels. The implicit anarchy invites every sort of political lampoon, which ...

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