Traditional festivals, gastronomic specialities cultural activities... If you want to live Easter out of Barcelona's regions, check out our events calendar!

Trip ideas

Delicious Lent

4 cites gastronòmiques que no et pots perdre entre Carnaval i Setmana Santa.

Shopping for Easter

The best markets for preparing for Easter.

Closer to God

Excellent religious tourism options in the regions of Barcelona.

Caramelles at Easter

5 towns where the custom of singing Easter songs in the street is alive and well.

Sweet Easter

Palm biscuits, sweet fritters, traditional milk toasts, the famous 'mona' – specialties to enjoy a very delicious Easter!

Escape to the country

Cottages and rural accommodation to enjoy a truly unforgettable holiday.
 

Easter most traditional

Tips for enjoying Easter at its most traditional in Barcelona's regions.
 

Four Easter scenes

A selection of traditional performances staged exclusively at Easter.

Do not miss

  • Mercat del Ram International Balloon Trophy

    03/04/2020 - 05/04/2020 Vic

    Vic's Mercat del Ram has a defining decoration: the balloons from the International Trophy which paint the sky with colour!

     

  • Caramelles del Roser de Sant Julià de Vilatorta

    Caramelles del Roser in Sant Julià de Vilatorta

    12/04/2020 Sant Julià de Vilatorta

    The caramelles (traditional songs sung at Easter) in Sant Julià de Vilatorta have a history of more than 400 years. Would you like to listen to them?

     

  • Caramelles in Súria

    11/04/2020 - 12/04/2020 Súria

    Caramelles, traditional songs sung at Easter, are one of the most deeply-rooted traditions celebrated in Súria. Do you want to find out more about them?

     

  • Caramelles de Cardona

    Caramelles in farmers houses in Cardona

    11/04/2020 Cardona

    Enjoy the caramelles (traditional songs sung at Easter) in Cardona as they used to be performed: singing and dancing at the farmers' houses in the town.

     

  • The Castellterçol Moixiganga

    10/04/2020 Castellterçol

    Castellterçol enjoys Holy Week with the recreation of the life of Jesus and the Moixiganga dance.

     

  • The Pine Festival and the Festival of the Patron Saints

    19/04/2020 - 20/04/2020 Figaró-Montmany

    The Figaró Pine Festival and the Festival of the Patron Saints, with its origin in ancient times, worships nature.

     

  • The Olesa Passion

    02/04/2021 - 18/04/2021 Olesa de Montserrat

    If you hear about the Olesa Passion, you will no doubt think about religion. And indeed, it is a performance about the life of Jesus Christ.  But it is so much more!

     

  • The Esparreguera Passion

    27/03/2021 - 01/05/2021 Esparreguera

    35 scenes, 400 characters, an orchestra, a room that holds 1,700 people... The figures for the Esparreguera Passion speak for themselves.

     

     

  • Processions and Passion of the Mataró Armed Soldiers

    03/04/2020 - 04/04/2020 Mataró

    In Mataró, the Armed Soldiers and their processions play a protagonist role during Holy Week.

     

  • Dansa de la Mort

    The Manresa Dance of Death

    10/04/2020 Manresa

    The Dance of Death in Manresa is one of the few macabre dances that take place during Holy Week. Are you still not familiar with it?

     

  • Truitada a Bagà

    Omelettes in Bagà

    26/04/2020 Bagà

    After Easter, Lent is over and people can go back to eating everything. In Bagà, this is celebrated by eating omelettes.