Carnival has begun and in many cities the preparations for parties, masquerades and allegorical floats are nearly over! Have fun and above all, travel, with Bravofly offers on the craziest festival in the world!
The most traditional carnival is in Venice, where the streets fill with costumes of all shapes and colours, from the more traditional kind to those never seen before. The event not to be missed is in St. Mark's Square where tourists queue up from all over the world to get their photos taken along side the most beautiful costumes. Parades and masqueraded dance competitions are within everyone's reach with Bravofly offers on flights and hotels.
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If you want to enjoy a completely new carnival, Bravofly offers a trip to Cologne in Germany. The festival begins in November and reaches the height of madness in February during the "Carnival of the Spinsters" when the women turn into the true mistresses of the city, taking all kinds of liberties with the men. The big parades invade the city on "Rose Monday" (Rosenmuntag), the livliest day of celebrations in Germany.
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The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is one of the most impressive carnivals in the world. This year, it will be held from the 12th to the 26th of February. Although it is celebrated throughout the island, it is at Santa Cruz de Tenerife that the carnival reaches its height. This carnival is so well renowned that it is now considered as one of the most important in the world, along with the carnivals held in Rio de Janeiro and Venice.
The Gala Election of the Queen of the Carnival, of her bridesmaids and of her children is held the Wednesday that precedes the carnival’s opening weekend. Then, the Announcement Parade declares the beginning of the carnival. Thousands of people participate in this carnival, which lasts 2 weeks. They can attend dances, folklore concerts and many parades, one more extravagant than the other.
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The Carnival of Nice is the most famous of France. From February 18th until March 8th, thousands of musicians and dancers that cross the city day and night. In 2011, the Promenade des Anglais will be taken over by dozens of floats with a common theme: The King of the Mediterranean.
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Bravofly has one more dream deal for those who want to experience the most famous carnival in the world. Rio de Janeiro attracts crowds of visitors every year from all over the world to see the fun, glitz, colours and samba competitions that everyone just has to join in with: the rhythm that invades the city is irresistible! The biggest event of the Brazilian carnival is the Sambadrome, with all the Samba schools parading, exhibiting in non-stop shows and dances from 8 in the evening to dawn.
Without a doubt the most famous carnival in the world, the Rio Carnival will take place from March 6th to 9th 2011.
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