Twelve best things to do in Spain at Christmas
From the truly sublime to the downright bizarre, the festive season in Spain is an amazing experience. Check out The Local's guide to the very best the country has to offer during the 12 highly hedonistic days of Christmas.
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SHOP AT A CHRISTMAS MARKET: While Spain's Christmas markets might not have the prestige of their Central European counterparts, they are becoming more and more popular. The biggest Christmas market in Spain is on Madrid's Plaza Mayor and there are also impressive ones in Barcelona, Seville and Granada. Be sure to check out some traditional handmade Spanish Christmas decorations or maybe get a new baby Jesus for your crib.