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Written by Shamanthika on June 11, 2021 Share on

Spain In July – Your Guide to an Unforgettable Spain Trip!

As you all know, Spain is undoubtedly one of the most loved European countries. Is Spain your dream destination too? If you are holidaying in Spain in the middle of the Summer season, you will be lucky to enjoy sunshine and parties. There are many happening events in July that will grab your attention and make your holiday the best of your lifetime! In addition to this, the weather also cooperates and makes the country the most appealing. And yes, Isn’t that the best reason to visit Spain in July? Wanna know what you must see and do when you’re holidaying around? Fret not, We are here to help you.


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July month is indeed a fascinating time to roam around in Spain. You can go on a visit to the beach and sunbathe. Or drop by the world-famous Guggenheim Museum. Or cheer at the legendary bullfight. It’s totally up to you. Here is everything you need to know from the Weather in the month of July to the best things to see and do. All you need to do is plan a vacation to Spain in July. Keep reading.

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Also Read: Spain Travel Guide: Top Cities, Places To Visit, Food to Try in Spain

Weather in Spain in July

If you are visiting Spain in July, you will be experiencing the summer season during your holiday. Worry not, it will be bearable only. It is also important to have very few walking tours on your itinerary to escape the heat. The Southern side of Spain experiences Scorching heat. But towards the centre, the temperature is milder and perfect for roaming around carelessly. You can never experience rain during July since it’s very very rare. However, certain cities in Northern Spain might receive light showers. If you love sunshine, Honestly this is the best season to visit Spain for a holiday. In addition to this, this will also be the reason why you can choose coastal cities on your agenda too!

Also Read: Travel Guide To Barcelona In March That Can Leave You Awe-Struck

Festivals and Events in Spain in July

We present to you the top 3 events and festivals celebrated in Spain in the month of July. When you’re holidaying in Spain, do not miss these gala celebrations.

1. Festival of San Fermín/Running of the Bulls

Bull Fighting is a national extravaganza in Spain. No holiday to Spain is complete without witnessing or learning about Bull. And if you are touring Spain in the month of July, you are too lucky as you can be a part of the San Fermín Festival. The Festival takes place between July 6th and 14th every year. The Pamplona city hosts this festival on Saint Fermín’s feast day. Do you ow that they start the festival with the bursting of crackers? Yes, they do! There are several interesting elements in this Spanish festival, but the most interesting one is the running of the bulls. Thousand of people throng in to witness this massive celebration in Spain.

In addition to all of this, several secular events take place. That includes parades, spontaneous parties and religious celebrations.

Festival of San Fermín/Running of the Bulls
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2. Festival de Granada

If you’re visiting Spain in the month of July, you can be a part of the world-class performing arts festival. If you’re someone who loves theatre, drama and art – You can treat your senses at this grand festival. Every year, the festival is hosted at the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. This legendary yesteryear palace once served as a royal residence. And hence, you can also witness the grandeur of the palace while enjoying the festival. Double Dhamaka, Isn’t it? You can reserve your tickets online and enjoy your favourite show hassle-free. Festival de Granada brings together artists, musicians and dancers from all over the world. This July, don’t miss the Festival de Granada.

3. Córdoba Guitar Festival

The annual International Guitar Festival in Spain is called the Córdoba Guitar Festival. This is a world-famous event that brings together talented musicians and music enthusiasts around the world. The Córdoba Guitar Festival takes place every July, to celebrate guitar music. The festival is broken down into many concerts that are dedicated to guitar music. This event is for all the music lovers out there. You can clap your hands, tap your feet and make some move for the peppy music.

At the Córdoba Guitar Festival, you can also listen to top artists from Spain and other countries. You can groove to Flamenco, Jazz, modern guitar music and more. Interestingly, if you’re someone who wants to learn music? Yes, that’s possible too! The festival also has courses on guitar-making at the venue itself.

Córdoba Guitar Festival
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Places to visit in Spain In July

You’re in Spain during the peak season and hence, you can simply do everything. Yes, everything! For all those who love culture, there is really a lot to explore. You can visit the world-famous Guggenheim Museum, in Bilbao. The Museum stands as an architectural landmark in the city of Bilbao. Next, you can visit the city of San Sebastián. If you wanna escape the heat, head to this cool city and relax. Go on a round trip to Santa Clara Island. You can swim with your family at the Bahía de la Concha. You can also add Barcelona to your amazing itinerary and enjoy the city attractions.

Places to visit in Spain In July
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Travel Tips – If you’re visiting Spain in July

  • It’s the peak season for tourism and you can expect crowds when holidaying in Spain. in addition to this, we recommend you book your accommodation as earliest as possible.
  • And, you can see people everywhere in July. Hence if you are touring popular attractions, Please reserve them. You can buy tickets online and save time instead of standing in long queues.
  • Make sure you pack light, breathable clothes to beat the heat. You will also need a pair of sandals, flip-flops.
  • Most importantly, you will need sunscreen. A lot of sunscreens, actually. Also, carry your trendy sunglasses.

Are you planning to holiday in Spain this July? You can check out the super cool Pickyourtrail website right away! Check out the Spain travel packages and customise your dream holiday just the way you like it!

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