Tag: Easter

Easter Traditions in Spain: Las Monas de Pascua

Easter Traditions in Spain: Las Monas de Pascua

Semana Santa (Holy Week) for Christians is a special time in Spain. Although the reputedly religious South of Spain is more well-known for its Easter traditions, pastry shop windows in Barcelona will be filled with las monas de pascua for the occasion. Las monas de pascua are hollow […]

Easter Traditions in Spain: Semana Santa

Easter Traditions in Spain: Semana Santa

  Although Barcelona isn’t known for celebrating Easter as extravagantly as some of the other cities in Spain, they do host their own special services and processions, which are exciting to watch if you’re a tourist, since most tourist sites will be closed during ‘Semana Santa’ […]