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Traditional Holy Week celebrations on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SEMANA SANTA(Holy Week) starts in Alicante on Sunday with 25 processions in the city over eight days. The ceremonies last year were classified as being...

Sunny skies and high temperatures to kick-start Holy Week in Spain’s Malaga

HOLY Week in Malaga will begin with stable weather that will last until Easter Tuesday, April 4. From today, Thursday March 30, onwards, the easterly...

Record Easter for tourist bookings claimed by Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA is claiming a record high for Easter tourist accommodation bookings, following two years of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. Regional President, Fernando Lopez Miras, said: “Preliminary...

Spain will discuss changes to indoor mask wearing rules at top-level health meeting in early April

THE one main remaining Covid-19 restriction of indoor mask-wearing is likely to be discussed next week at a national level. The next Interterritorial Council meeting,...

Spectacular Easter celebrations in Costa Blanca city win tourist recognition in Spain

ALICANTE'S Easter 'Semana Santa' celebrations have been classified as a festival of 'National Tourist Interest'. Secretary of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdes, said: “Semana Santa...

The photos of Semana Santa in Sevilla that show what a difference Covid makes

IN normal years it would be true to say there is nothing quite like Easter in Sevilla. The heavy scent of incense wafted from...

‘Holy Week at Home’ promoted in popular expat town on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO, in Costa Blanca's Vega Baja region, will celebrate ‘Holy Week from home’ through online concerts and processions. The municipality includes the urbanisation of...

IN PICS: Clouds clear as Semana Santa celebrated in Setenil de las Bodegas

The Spanish Legion joined black clad nazarenos at this year's Good Friday parade through Setenil's narrow streets

Drones which can photograph drivers using their mobile phone from 2km away launched in Spain TODAY

It comes after 31 people died and another 159 were seriously injured during Holy Week last year

New ‘hidden speed cameras’ to be rolled out across Spain within days

The DGT hopes it will help reduce accidents caused by speeding

Malaga to rake in €120 million during Semana Santa as celebrations to bring 1.4 MILLION tourists

The event is hotly anticipated by both residents and visitors to the country every year

Where to celebrate Semana Santa in Andalucia this year

A vivid celebration of religion, Spanish culture and the arrival of spring, Semana Santa is celebrated fervently throughout Spain.

Pageantry, piety and devotion: Being a part of Semana Santa in Sevilla

The world famous Semana Santa in Andalucia's beautiful capital city, Tom Powell attempts to describe the indescribable

Cordoba enjoys bumper Easter bookings

Hoteliers are the big winners as Holy Week celebrations prove worth waiting for

Semana Santa in Spain

Holy Week is experienced by Hannah - an American in Spain

Fish bound for Spain seized

Authorities are investigating after impounding suspected 'pirate fishing' cargo

Equal rights for Holy Week in Spain

Women will now be allowed to don the traditional white robes and take part in the Semana Santa processions




Brits continue to be the most important tourists in Spain, new figures show

UK TOURISTS visiting Spain during the first 10 months of 2023 totalled just under 15.5 million people- an annual rise of 14.3%. The British market...


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