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Sitges, Carnival 2015

Sitges  ( Catalan pronunciation:  [ˈsidʒəs] ) is a town about 35 kilometres southwest of  Barcelona , renowned worldwide for its  Film Festival  and  Carnival . Located between the  Garraf Massif  and the sea, it is known for its beaches, nightspots, and historical sites. ( Wikipedia ) Sitges is also known for Mardi Gras, this is way better than the ones they have in Barcelona Rua Infantil  February 15, 2015 (Saturday) 12 Noon This is the "younger kids" version of the procession.  The bigger one will be done similarly .. but by the "Bigger kids" Creative........ E.T.!! This is what you can probably do with old panty hoses!! Rua de la Disbauxa February 15, 2015 8:00 PM and most likely ends around past 11 PM.  (They start late).

Barcelona Carnival 2015

I initially thought Barcelona Carnival would be big... unfortunately not, they have just little festivities in the main area. What is better is to take the train from Barcelona to go Sitges, half an hour away.  See my blog about Sitges. Festivities normally start  during the arrival of the kind and End tuesday before Ash Wednesday. Website: h ttp:// l February 14, 2015 (Saturday) Petit Carnavalassu Assembly Time: 4.30 PM Assembly Point: Plaza Sant Just This is the "small people's" carnival with kids in their costumes going around the Barcelona. February 14, 2015 (Saturday) Carnavalassu Assembly Time: 6.30 PM Assembly Point: Plaza de la Merce This is the adult version's of the carnival.  I thought it was quite big but unfortunately, it was a very short parade. February 14, 2015 (Saturday) Petit Carnavalassu This is the "small people's" carnival with kids in their c