The wildest but least known Carnivals in Europe

Whenever you hear Carnival music, it seems to come from distant cities such as Rio de Janeiro or New Orleans, or the most classic such as Venice, Cologne or Nice, or even the nearest such as Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria or Cadiz. However, people from all over the world are looking forward to go wild and have fun. Just listen! You can already hear the lively music of the brass bands and parades on the streets, the laughter of participants upon hearing the satirical lyrics of street musicians’ songs. You are about to see the joy of authentic parades of color in the form of original costumes that contrast with the sobriety and elegance of traditional masked balls that move to the rhythm of classic tunes. And yes, you can smell the unmistakable aroma of grilled sardines in various places you could not even imagine. Do you want to know where the wildest, less known European Carnivals are happening?

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