Christmas illuminations

Location Bilbao, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Donostia / San Sebastián

30 November
8 January

Christmas illuminations are back in the towns and cities of the Basque Country, and will be there in our town centres - trees and parks, buildings, squares and streets - creating a magical atmosphere and highlighting the festive spirit of this time of year.


The provincial capitals will hold the traditional switching on of the Christmas illuminations in early December, when some of the surprises their designs always include will be unveiled: illuminated Christmas trees, baubles, cascades of light, whales, giant candles you can walk on and more. In some places the event is accompanied by live music and fireworks. 


In Bilbao, the lighting will be held on November, on the other hand, in San Sebastián will do so on December 1 and in Vitoria-Gasteiz on november 24.

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