The top 9 firework festivals of the year
Love Guy Fawkes Night? Discover some of the best firework festivals you can fly to from London Stansted
Remember, remember, it's Guy Fawkes Night on November 5, when the skies will be filled with lights and bangs as the country celebrates.
If you can’t get enough of this festival of fire, then we've rounded up nine of the top firework celebrations in Europe and the Middle East over the next year which are all within easy reach from London Stansted.
New Year’s Eve – Dubai, United Arab Emirates - For the biggest and best firework display, Dubai on New Year's Eve is unbeatable. This display has been crowned the world's largest by the Guinness Book of Records. You can fly direct with Emirates.
Bastille Day – France - Bastille Day commemorates the storming of Bastille prison in Paris on 14 July 1789, one of the defining moments of the French Revolution. Across France, the day is celebrated with parades and parties and spectacular fireworks displays. Visit the airport's website for more information about Ryanair's destinations in France.
Cannes Firework Festival – Cannes, France - Every July, the skies over Cannes in the south of France are lit up by the annual Festival of Pyrotechnic Art. You certainly don't want to miss out on this annual celebration if you're a fireworks fan. Visit the airport's website for more information about Ryanair's destinations in France.
Las Fallas – Valencia, Spain - For four days, Valencia's streets become alive with fireworks, music, street performances and parades for Las Fallas. There are plenty of fireworks displays throughout the week, but the biggest and brightest is on the final night (La Nit del Foc). You can fly direct with Ryanair.
Festes de la Merce - Barcelona, Spain - Barcelona holds its largest street party, the Barcelona La Mercè Festival, every year at the end of September. Thousands of visitors gather at Plaça Espaa for the festival's final event, the breathtaking fireworks display. You can fly direct with Ryanair.
New Year’s Eve - Reykjavik, Iceland - New Year's Eve in Iceland's capital is an extraordinary experience, especially since there are no official fireworks displays. Reykjavik's residents put on their own displays, resulting in a beautifully unique night. You can fly direct with Play Airlines.
Festa del Redentore - Venice, Italy - Enjoy a gondola ride through the water-filled streets of Venice while enjoying the fireworks. Every third Sunday in July, you can experience this during Festa del Redentore. You can fly direct with Ryanair.
Luminara di san Ranieri - Pisa, Italy - On June 16 every year, Pisa honours its patron saint with a town festival called Luminara di san Ranieri. The city becomes illuminated with over 70,000 candles and of course – a fireworks display at the Old Citadel. You can fly direct with Ryanair.
Sechseläuten Festival - Zurich, Switzerland - Each spring the people of Zurich celebrate the changing of the seasons with a medieval parade and the burning of an 11-foot-tall snowman effigy packed with fireworks. easyJet will begin operating flights to Zurich in December.