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Autumn in Italy

Italy is beautiful in any season and in any weather, but autumn in Italy has its own unique characteristics: first, the summer heat subsides, and secondly the autumn season is full of various holidays and festivals. So, dear readers, if You are planning to visit Italy in the autumn, You are sure to get any holiday:

6-7 September, Florence the feast of lanterns through the streets of the city is a colorful procession with candles wrapped in paper lanterns.

In September for 11 days Naples-scent of freshly baked pizza, because at this time is the traditional feast of Pizzafest. It attracts the best pizza makers from around the world and compete in pizza making, conduct master classes. But the main event for the connoisseur of pizza is, of course, tasting. To get to the festival ground for tasting, you must buy an entrance ticket (9 euros) – and the whole day you can enjoy a variety of size, shape, taste pizza.

Music lovers will be interested in a traditional contest song lyric of Piedigrotta, which takes place in Naples on 7 September.

On the last Friday of September in Montepulciano (Tuscany) begins crafts festival, which attracts professionals from various cases: blacksmiths, carpenters, potters, jewelers, etc. During Continue reading

Unusual holidays Spain

Spain is one of the most popular European countries among Russian tourists. This country boasts a mild climate, rich culture and resilient people. As in other countries, in Spain there are national holidays which are celebrated only in this country, or even in a particular city. Today I will talk about two of the most unusual, in my opinion, holidays Spain. This Fallas and La Tomatina.

Fallas is a celebration of spring in Valencia, which lasts from the beginning of March, and culminating in the night from 19 to 20 March. Naturally, the offensive is celebrated not only in Valencia, but also in Spain and even around the world. However, Fallas has a unique flavor that makes hundreds of thousands of people to flock to Valencia in mid-March. No wonder these days the city’s population is growing at two to three times .

Fallas something like Russian Shrovetide, because as the Russians, the Spaniards in the night from 19 to 20 March burn a huge doll. And Fallas begins on the first day of the first month of spring parade of pyrotechnics. Professional pyrotechnics several days in a row competing for the most spectacular Continue reading

Holidays Festivals Fiesta

The richness and antiquity of traditional Spanish culture, the diversity of its origins have defined the beauty and originality of the holidays celebrated annually in the villages and cities of Spain. About 200 of holidays and festivals have tourist value, and some of them are popular all over the world.

In February all over Spain celebrate carnival. It is especially interesting in Cadiz and Tenerife, where the music, the fun and the abundance of colors and flowers completely change the daily life of these cities.

– In March in Valencia organizes “Fallas”: all over the city huge sculptures are placed differently, depicting famous in the city. on March 19, the sculptures are burned in the presence of an enthusiastic crowd.

– Holy week – spring festival with lots of processions, traditional and colorful religious processions. The most original and significant of them are held in Castilla (Valladolid, Cuenca and Zamora) and in Andalusia (Seville and Malaga).

– Opens in April fair in Seville. The fair grounds are equipped every year anew, transformed into a city within a city. In the pavilions of the fair, drink, sing and dance day and night.

In may, the festival of the virgin of rocío: traditional Andalucian procession, consisting of horsemen Continue reading

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