Fogueras De Sant Joan – Fiesta In Javea

The long awaited annual celebration Fogueras De Sant Joan is almost upon us. You might say, but theres fiestas all the time in Jávea? This is true, but Fogueras De Sant Joan is something truly special with the entire town engaged in 2 weeks of uncompromising party activities with a flood wave of cultural activities, exhibitions and all out mad parties in the streets and squares of Javea Old Town.

If Spanish culture has your interest and you fancy a holiday spiced up with genuine local fiesta madness 24/7 Javea is the place to be in June. The Sant Joan festivities slowly start of 9th of June with the actual daily events kicking off with all day and night programs starting on the 14th june and running with increasing intensity till the climax is reached with Correfocs on the 23th of June and the final show ends the festivities on the 24th.

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Booking holiday accommodation in Jávea old town during Fogueras De Sant Joan should be a conscious decision to be in the middle of one of the most fantastic, exhausting and noisy fiestas you can possibly imagine. Most days of the celebrations feature early morning awakening by stunning traditional parades, bull running and later on wild street parties, firework displays, penya bars kicking off intimate parties and live music or DJs from stages in the town squares. If you want peace and calm, sleep or just a moments rest – grab yourself an apartment or villa in another part of town during June.

However, its almost criminal to miss out on the fiesta vibe of Sant Joan in Javea. Theres a positive party atmosphere throughout. People born in Javea take the time off and travel to their hometown from all of Spain to participate which is an indication of the immensely impressive community spirit shown throughout. Unthinkable phenomenons are happening such as the town youth dressing up and parading in traditional outfits, the towns 18year olds getting on stage and telling the entire town about their future plans and everyone forming in penyas for two weeks of boozed up comradeship. All these elements are combined with intensive bull running, religious parades and parties till early morning largely every night.

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If you haven´t yet decided what to do for your summer holiday in June. Why not try something entirely unique, spectacular and different? The Sant Joan celebrations in Jávea Spain will most certainly knock you off your feet and give you an experience you´ll never forget.

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