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January – Holy procession of the Three Kings (January 5)

In Port Vell (Old Port), the “Magos” land with their ship and move, while making a long procession, through the city. Their train is lined with old and young and they throw candies to the children. The children awake in the morning of the 6th January with their gifts, which the Holy three kings brought.

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January – New Year’s Eve (December 31 – January 1)

It is not worth climbing on a mountain because of an alleged fireworks on New Year’s Eve. There are none (or only very occasionally). It is worth more to spend the New Year’s Eve on one of the many squares. Traditionally, all parties in Barcelona, as in Spain, are paused twelve seconds before 12am to […]

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Festivals and Holidays

Overview of public holidays and festive days The Catalans like to celebrate. Whether it’s the name day of their holy city or the beginning of spring, the people fill the streets with color, music and entertainment for young and old. The various festivals and holidays reflect the Spanish, Catalan and Barcelonian traditions. The costliest celebrations […]

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