Spain holidays 2015

Spain is synonymous with sophistication and passion for everything good in life. It is an ideal holiday destination for romantic getaways, family trips or just a fun filled adventure trip with friends. The following 2015 calendar Spain will help choose the most appropriate time for travel:

Name Date Remarks
New Year’s Day January 1 known as Nochevieja
Epiphany January 6 Important Christian Festival
Good Friday April 3 Holy Friday
Labor Day May 1 International Labor day
Assumption of Mary August 15 Assumption of Virgin Mary into Heaven
Hispanic Day October 12 National Day
All Saints Day November 1 In honor of all Christian Saints
Constitution Day December 6 Approval of a new constitution
Christmas December 25 Commemorating the birth of Jesus

New Year’s Day – Thursday, January 1

Spain celebrates New Year with great zeal and enthusiasm and it is one of the most awaited Spain Public holidays 2015. Most people like to spend some quite time with family and friends. A unique custom of the country includes eating 12 grapes with every countdown.

Epiphany – Tuesday, January 6

This Christian festival is celebrated worldwide by many countries. It is an important day in Spain Holidays 2015. It commemorates two significant events in Jesus Christ’s life. One is the visit of the three wise men and the other is his baptization.

Good Friday – Friday, April 3

This is one of the most important Christian festivals celebrated across the world. People remember with love and reverence Jesus’ crucifixion and his pain.

Labor Day – Friday, May 1

This is commonly referred to as May Day in various parts of the world. The roots of the holiday lie in some very ancient customs related to celebration of the arrival of spring. It honors the rights of workers.

Assumption of Mary – Saturday, August 15

It is the feast of the Virgin Mother and is a national holiday in Spain as well as other parts of Europe and even South America.

Hispanic Day – Monday, October 12

This is celebrates as “dia de la hispanidad” or “fiesta nacional de Espana” or national day. People remember the day when the great explorer Christopher Columbus arrived in the Americas. There are military parades that are led by the prime minister.

All Saints Day – Sunday, November 1

There are many saints who do not have their own feasts. Hence this fest is celebrated in memory of all Christian saints.

Constitution Day – Sunday, December 6

Children take special lessons in the country’s political history and also about the constitution. During this period the parliamentary building is accessible by the general public for a couple of days.

Christmas – Thursday, December 25

This is one of the most festive of 2015 Spain Holidays. People celebrate Christmas Eve with special church service and prayers and the next day is spent in getting together or visiting friends, family and relatives.

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