When is Carnival in Spain?The Spanish Carnaval (or Canival in English) takes place at traditional carnival time - the few days before the start of Lent, culminating in Shrove Tuesday. See the exact dates here: When is Carnival in Spain?
Where are the Best Places to See the Carnival?Carnival is particularly famous in Tenerife and Cadiz, though it also has a strong tradition in the gay district of Chueca in Madrid and in Sitges, near Barcelona. Ciudad Rodrigo, near Salamanca, also has a popular carnival, though it is quite unlike that seen in other cities.
What?The Carnival in Spain varies in nature across the country but in Tenerife and (to a lesser extent in Cadiz) is second only to Rio de Janeiro in terms of extravagance.
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