Holidays in Spain in January
Spain in January attracts with pleasant weather, which at the same time does not have a beach holiday. A tourist trip can be filled with acquaintance with numerous attractions and various national traditions.
Weather in Spain in January
January has the lowest temperatures, but Spain does not allow tourists to feel the real Russian winter.
- Are you a warm-loving tourist? In this case, the south of Spain is ideal for you, because it is here that the subtropical climate reigns. Andalusia, which includes the Costa del Sol, Costa de la Luz, Costa Almeria, attracts with a temperature of + 8-16C. Despite the heavy rainfall, you can enjoy sunny days as well. It is important to note that the least rainfall is on the Costa Almeria..
- Eastern Spain also attracts with warm weather. Costa Blanca, Alicante, Malaga will delight you with high temperatures and a significant number of dry days.
- On the Costa Brava, the temperature ranges from + 4-12C, on the Costa Dorada + 6-13C.
- In Madrid, the capital of Spain, it can be + 10C during the day, but by night the air cools down to 0-2C. There is already less rainfall, but the humidity level is still high. In addition, strong winds interfere with walks in Madrid..
- Visiting northwest Spain in January is not very pleasant. For example, the city of A Coruña can have about 20 rainy days..
Holidays and festivals in Spain in January
The most striking event in January can be called the Epiphany, which falls on the 6th. The celebrations start on January 5th. On this holiday, it is customary to hold a solemn procession, led by three wise men, who present children with pleasant gifts..
On January 17, Barcelona hosts a festival in honor of St. Anthony. Spain also hosts the De Cajon Flamenco Festival in January.
January 20 is the day of the drummers Tamborrada de San Sebastian. This holiday is famous for its amazing traditions. At midnight on January 19, a flag is raised in the Plaza de San Sebastian, and the musicians begin to perform a march, followed by other compositions. During the day, solemn processions move along the city streets, the participants of which are dressed in festive national costumes and play drums or barrels. All participants are accompanied by a brass band. On the morning of January 20, a children's parade is held. On this day, awards are presented to honorary citizens and the best enterprises in the city hall. At midnight on Constitution Square, everyone gathers again to hear the sounds of drum marches and to lower the flag. This is where the holiday ends until next year..
Holidays in Spain in January is an opportunity to witness bright holidays and festivals!