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Spain in December
Written by Kajani Shivam on November 16, 2022 Share on

Spain In December – The Festival Month Is All Set To Brighten Your Vacation!

It would be a lie if you say that you have never dreamt of having a happy vacation to Spain after watching the famous Bollywood movie – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara! Did I get you right? Well, splendid Spain is undoubtedly one of the most loved European countries. Let it be the famous Tomatina festival, stunning beaches, lip-smacking Spanish cuisine, magnificent architectural works, adrenaline rushing adventure activities, eye-catching flamenco dance or the nail-biting bullfight, Spain has you covered completely. Have you ever thought about how exciting would it be to spend your vacation in Spain in December? Haven’t given a thought yet? Well, after reading this article, I am sure you will find some amazing reasons on why should you spend the festival month in Spain in December.

A click in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
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Why Spain in December?

December is the festive month, it truly gives an exciting vibe throughout the month. The Christmas vibes, continued by the New Year vibes make the month of December one of the best months ever. If you are someone who is looking to celebrate the winter effects of December with some sunny vibes as well? If yes, Spain in December is the ultimate choice for you to spend your Christmas vacation! You will be able to enjoy the winter vibes without getting really cold as the summer always got your back. Apart from the interesting weather, the whole of Spain looks totally splendid in the December vibes!

Well, there is a lot more you will need to know. So, keep reading…


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Is the weather favourable in Spain in December?

Surprisingly, in December, Spain is actually warmer compared to the rest of Europe. However, the weather may change depending on the place and overall it can also be cold during December in most of the parts of Spain. But not to worry, there is a good chance where one can enjoy both winter and warm days in Spain. The chill weather will light up the real beauty of most of the places and allows the tourists to travel throughout Spain without any struggle in terms of the weather condition.

Events and festivals in Spain in December

Being Christmas month, Spain is been filled with lovely events which are worth a visit. Among all of those, we here at Pickyourtrail have got the top 3 events and festivals celebrated in Spain in December.

  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year Eve

1. Feast of the Immaculate Conception

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a feast of the Roman Catholic Church which is been celebrated on the 8th of December. On this particular day, the Catholics celebrate the miraculous conception of the Virgin Mary. Since most of the Spanish people are Roman Catholics, this day is considered to be very important to the whole of Spain. On this day, you will be amazed to see the streets being filled with sparkling lightings all over. Make sure to take a lovely stroll with your loved ones to witness the beginning of Christmas vibes, to purchase something amazing in the Christmas markets, and to taste the lip-smacking sweets.

2. Christmas Day

Christmas Day
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And yes! Celebrating Christmas Day in Spain in December is the ultimate reason for any of the travellers to visit Spain during this particular month. After the Midnight Mass or ‘La Misa Del Gallo’, Christmas is all set up for the people. You will find plenty of things to do on this particular day. Decorations have been done across Spain to celebrate Christmas makes all of us stay awake with its vibrating sparkles of lights. One can also have a look at the special storytelling events, choir events, special markets being put on Christmas eve and what not! It is a day to celebrate life!

3. New Year Eve

And here comes another obvious celebration on the list, New Year Eve! The party town turns more & more crazy and lively as the clock ticks closer to 12 AM. As the clock strikes down to midnight, half of the people according to their culture follow up taking certain traditional things as wishing good luck and prosperity in the upcoming year. The other half of the people gather at Puerta del Sol Square in Madrid to celebrate the New Year along with the other folks and then get ready to stay awake all night by partying!

Places to visit in Spain in December

  • Seville
  • Canary Islands
  • Barcelona

1. Seville

Seville, Places to visit in Spain in December
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The brilliant light display in Seville city gives a classy look to the whole city. Some of the must-visit places in the Seville are Seville Cathedral, La Giralda, Plaza de España, and the Museum of Arts and Traditions. In addition, Seville holds the traditional dance of the Seises event in the month of December. Now, that’s good news, huh? This traditional dance takes place at Seville’s cathedral on the 8th of December. To add up, accommodations are also easy to book in Seville in December which will be found within walking distance from the main attractions.

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2. Canary Islands

Canary Islands, Places to visit in Spain in December
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Canary Island is a must-visit in Spain in December if you need to escape from the cold. Interestingly, the Canary Islands has become one of the famous places in Spain, especially to visit in the winter days as the weather here is warmer. So, if you are looking for some sunny days in December, Canary Island should ultimately be your pick. One can simply rest here looking at the beautiful sunny sky with their loved ones or indulge in any activities available in the Canary Islands.

3. Barcelona

Barcelona, Places to visit in Spain in December
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If you are looking for a winter city break, a visit to Barcelona can really be an exciting one! The tourists might be in a less number in Barcelona which makes it perfect for the crowd haters to explore this striking city. Even though it is winter season, everything in Barcelona stays the same. The activity areas, tourist attractions, markets, bars and every other thing remains to be open all time. So, take a stroll and enjoy every possible experience that the city has to offer you.

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A visit to Spain in December may not be the best month to visit, but if you plan things accordingly, it could be the best month ever to cover the beauty of Spain. And to plan things accordingly, you will need a perfect travel planner. Well, why worry when Pickyourtrail is here! Check out the Spain packages or Spain honeymoon packages on the Pickyourtrail website and get ready for a lovely vacation planned with us. In addition, you can also customise your very own itinerary to Spain.

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