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Murcia celebrates its Spring Festival

For seven days, the city of Murcia offers one of the greatest shows in the Spanish southeast, highlighting its close relationship with horticulture and its traditions: the celebrations have been declared a Festival of International Tourist Interest.

The Murcia Spring Festival has been declared a Festival of International Tourist Interest. This year the festival will be held from April 17 to 24, beginning on Easter Sunday at the end of Holy Week. Then Murcia dresses up and celebrates the beginning of spring and the end of Lent. The most symbolic festivities are the procession “Bando de la Huerta”, the battle of flowers “Batalla de las Flores” and the symbolic burial of the sardine “Entierro de la Sardina”.

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Rolling Stones come to Spain (Madrid Wanda Metropolitano June 2022)

Legendary rockers The Rolling Stones will be performing a one night only gig in Spain in the spring as part of an anniversary tour. But still probably one of the longest-running bands on the planet, Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and Keith Richards have just announced their world SIXTY tour to celebrate the Rolling Stones’ landmark anniversary of as many years.
The trio, now aged 78 (Mick and Keith) and 74 (Ronnie), will be playing live in 10 countries, but with their début SIXTY performance in Madrid.
They will hit the Wanda Metropolitan Centre on 1st June, with all-new production and a new design of their iconic lips-and-tongue logo.
This June will see the Stones back in Madrid for the first time in eight years – their last visit was in 2014 as part of their On Fire tour.

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The 10 wonders of Alicante province

Remote and charming corners, different towns, beautiful landscapes… Do you dare to discover them?

We leave you some of the wonders that our province houses. If you already know them, it is always a good time to visit them again and if you still do not know them, you can start preparing your next getaway.

Altea, Isla de Tabarca, Fuentes del Algar en Callosa de Ensarriá, Dunas de Guardamar, Huerto del Cura Elche, Guadalest, Torre de les Maçanes (Torremanzanas), Peñón de Ifach en Calpe, Barrio de la Santa Cruz en Alicante, Torre de la Calahorra en Elche.

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Total opening: the United Kingdom eliminates all restrictions against covid and English tourism already accounts for 50% of the foreign market

Alicante airport has scheduled this weekend 185 flights with Great Britain for a total of 25,000 tourists

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The smart tourist destination model of the Comunidad Valenciana is internationally recognized

Its objective is focused on emphasizing the importance of the use of indicators for smart planning and management, taking as a reference the system of indicators developed by Invat tur within the framework of the strategy led by Turisme Comunitat Valenciana and used by currently the destinations that are part of the Network of Smart Tourist Destinations of the Valencian Community (made up of 97 destinations). The results of the research show the need for destinations to plan their evolution within a framework of intelligent management hand in hand with indicators of sustainability, governance, accessibility, innovation, marketing and tourist information, areas that in turn constitute the challenges they face. current destinations

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Touristic street in old town Calpe

Calle Puchalt in Calpe’s old town has many things to offer: with its steps painted in the colors of the Spanish flag, it has long been a tourist attraction and Instagram hit. And look back on a long history.

Die Calle Puchalt in Calpes Altstadt übertrifft vieles: Mit ihren in den Farben der spanischen Flagge bemalten Treppenstufen ist sie längst eine Tourismus-Attraktion und ein Hit auf Instagram. Und sie blickt auf eine lange Geschichte zurück.

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Spain Permits Entry for Travellers From Third Countries With COVID-19 Recovery Certificates

Spain has relaxed a travel rule that previously only allowed fully vaccinated non-EU/EEA tourists to visit the country, to now also allow those who have had Covid-19 and can prove it with a recovery certificate.

The changes to non-essential travel were published in Spain’s state bulletin on Saturday 26 February and come into force immediately.

It means that tourists from third countries (non-EU/EEA) who have recovered from Covid-19 in the past six months can now visit Spain even if they are not fully vaccinated or if their Covid vaccination certificate has expired because they haven’t had a booster shot.

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Costa Blanca and Benidorm reinforce their promotion strategy for LGTBQ+ tourism

The Costa Blanca and the Visit Benidorm Foundation will strengthen their joint promotion strategy in the LGTBQ+ segment by attending the most important events in Spain and Europe focused on this group whose growth.

The calendar planned by both organizations for the coming months, as long as the sanitary measures allow it, contemplates their participation in various festivals, fairs and national events such as the Village Pride in Barcelona, ​​which will take place from June 24 to 26, or the Madrid Pride, which will take place from July 1 to 3, which will be attended in coordination with GVA Turisme. In addition, together they will also lead the organization of the Benidorm

Pride that will be held next September. “The Benidorm Pride, which reaches its tenth edition, has established itself as a great event within the international Pride circuit and offers a whole week of activities, parades and shows in various parts of the city,” said Toni Pérez.

On a European level, Costa Blanca and Benidorm will focus their attention on the German market and, to this end, they will attend, together with Turespaña, the Christofer Street Days -CSD- in Cologne (on July 3), Berlin (on July 22 ) and Hamburg (on August 5, 6 and 7). Likewise, the two tourist entities are expected to participate in the workshop of the annual global convention of the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association, which in 2022 will take place in Milan from October 26 to 29 with the presence of agents, companies and tour operators. specialized in this segment from all over the world.