Epiphany – “El Día de los Reyes”: In Spain, the Christmas season extends beyond December 25th, culminating in “El Día de los Reyes” or Three Kings’ Day on January 6th. This holiday commemorates the arrival of the Three Wise Men to visit the baby Jesus. Processions featuring the Three Kings are held across Spain, often accompanied by music and festive celebrations.
Christmas in Spain is a time when rich religious traditions merge seamlessly with joyous celebrations and family togetherness. The blend of solemn religious observance, delightful customs, and regional variations creates a unique and enchanting holiday experience. From the beautiful “Belen” scenes to the lively Three Kings’ Day processions, the Spanish Christmas season is a remarkable celebration of faith and tradition that warms the hearts of locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re savouring “turron” or taking part in the Twelve Grapes of Luck, Christmas in Spain is an experience to remember.