Well, we survived the summer! Though it's still pretty hot at the time of writing, we can expect the heat of summer to subside a little as we move into September. So what can you expect if you're visiting Spain over the next couple of months?
Beach lovers should have no fear - it will still most likely be beach weather in the south of the country, where temperatures in September are usually a comfortable 25C. But if you are looking to do more than sit on the beach, there'll be plenty to do while you're here.
The biggest event in September, in my opinion, is the Biennal de Flamenco, a flamenco festival that takes place every two years in Seville. There's also the San Sebastian Film Festival, one of the most famous film festivals in the world, as well as the Festa de la Merce in Barcelona. On a smaller scale, you've got a few grape harvests towards the end of the month, where you can see the grapes being stomped (and may even be able to join in.
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If you're booked to go to Spain in October, you'll have slightly cooler weather, but it will still be pleasant in the south. Spain has its national day in October, with celebrations biggest in Zaragoza, between Madrid and Barcelona. The film festival season is well under way in October, with festivals to celebrate horror movies, erotic cinema, gay and lesbian movies and much more.
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