Cadiz and its Carnival the Carnival of Cadiz, is perhaps of carnivals which has an image more light-hearted and fun in Spain as well as being of international tourist interest and regarded as one of the most important in the world. This year will run from 3 to 13 March 2011, even if its duration is much more extensive, since ripped with the XXIII Pestinada the past January 30 and will end with the little Carnival on March 20. The city of Cadiz look forward to the arrival of these dates as the city becomes a breathtaking scenery and its people in the main protagonists. As part of the program are horseback riding, tablaos, gastronomic events, Fireworks, chiquito Carnival made the following weekend on the final day of Carnival and many more scheduled acts which fill with color, excitement and celebration the beautiful city of Cadiz that attracts thousands of visitors every year. The origins of this Carnival are quite curious, since they date back to the 16th century when Cadiz was one of the most important ports of the Spanish Empire and to this city came influences from all over the world. In particular of Venice, city with whom he shared many commercial ties, were copied some of the traditions that have evolved and have been finished with become one of those who have more personality to the Carnival of Cadiz. 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 get to know it, enjoy the ingenuity of its chirigotas and everything that the victors have to offer. If you already know the city won’t need much to convince you of the wisdom of a getaway those days to Andalusian lands. If you are looking for an accommodation for these dates you will find a complete list of hotels in Cadiz capital where you can reserve on-line on the internet. Credit: Glenn Dubin-2011.