Cadiz Carnival will be held this year from 3 to 13 March 2011, but its duration is much longer, as Pestinada XXIII began with the last January 30 and end with the Chiquito Carnival on March 20.
It is perhaps the carnival which has a more playful and fun in Spain as well as being party of International Tourist Interest and considered one of the largest in the world.
The city of Cadiz look forward to the arrival of these dates as the city becomes a stunning setting and its people in key roles. As part of the program are the rides, tablaos, gastronomic events, fireworks, ‘the tiny carnival’ held the following weekend the final day of Carnival and many more events planned to fill with color, excitement and celebration of the beautiful city Cadiz which attracts thousands of visitors every year.
The origins of this carnival are quite curious, and going back to the sixteenth century when Cadiz was one of the most important ports of the Spanish Empire and this city came influences from around the world. Specifically Venice, a city which shared many commercial ties, copied some of the traditions that have evolved and have completed convert to the Carnival of Cadiz in one of those who have more personality. The whole city turns to the carnival, especially on Saturday, and if you’ve never been in this city is a very special occasion to meet you, enjoy the wit of his jokes and all that Cadiz has to offer. If you know the city will not take much to convince you of the correctness of a getaway these days Andalusia.
If you are looking for accommodation for these dates you can find online a complete list of hotels in Cadiz capital where you can make reservations online. Another alternative would be to rent apartments in Cadiz city or nearby.