Easter

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

Trip ideas

Easter most traditional

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

Caramelles at Easter

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

Deliciosa Quaresma

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

Shopping for Easter

The best markets for preparing for Easter.

Four Easter scenes

A selection of traditional performances staged exclusively at Easter.

Closer to God

Excellent religious tourism options in the regions of Barcelona.

Escape to the country

Cottages and rural accommodation to enjoy a truly unforgettable holiday.
 

Sweet Easter

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

Do not miss

  • The Olesa Passion

    04/03/2018 - 01/05/2018 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

    04/03/2018 - 01/05/2018 Esparreguera

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

     

     

  • Mercat del Ram a Vic

    Mercat del Ram in Vic

    23/03/2018 - 25/03/2018 Vic

    The Mercat de Ram (Palm Sunday Market) indicates the beginning of spring.  Get out and enjoy the new season at one of the oldest trade fairs in Vic.

     

  • The Castellterçol Moixiganga

    31/03/2018 Castellterçol

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

     

  • Processions and Passion of the Mataró Armed Soldiers

    23/03/2018 - 24/03/2018 Mataró

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

     

  • Mercat del Ram International Balloon Trophy

    24/03/2018 Vic

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

     

  • Caramelles in Súria

    31/03/2018 - 01/04/2018 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 del Roser de Sant Julià de Vilatorta

    Caramelles del Roser in Sant Julià de Vilatorta

    01/04/2018 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?

     

  • Dansa de la Mort

    The Manresa Dance of Death

    25/03/2018 - 01/04/2018 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?

     

  • The Pine Festival and the Festival of the Patron Saints

    09/04/2018 Figaró-Montmany

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

     

  • Caramelles de Cardona

    Caramelles in farmers houses in Cardona

    31/03/2018 - 02/04/2018 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.

     

  • Truitada a Bagà

    Omelettes in Bagà

    08/04/2018 Bagà

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