In Spain, at the height of Semana Santa, as the locals call Holy Week, preceding Easter. This Friday, Sunday and Monday in all the shops are closed, only suitable for a shopping day is the Sabbath. Most local on these dates was out of town on vacation.
In Barcelona, Holy Week begins each year on Palm Sunday, with a procession around cathedral, which people carry huge palm handmade branch. This is followed by a week of religious ceremonies, ending with Easter Sunday.
Storefronts Barcelona's confectionery in these dates are filled with all sorts of sculptures made of chocolate. The subjects of these figures very different, it is not just the classic chocolate eggs, but also cartoon characters, football players and fantastic characters. Such masterpieces chocolate referred to herein as "la mona de pascua".
If you love flowers, we suggest you visit the Festival De Flor en Flor, which runs from 19 by 22 April at the Spanish Village. In honor of the Holy Week the whole territory of the Spanish countryside will be decorated with unusual floral arrangements.
Excellent opportunity to feel the spring mood and enjoy the views and the scent of thousands of flowers and plants. The program includes musical performances, Exhibition bonsai and orchids and many interesting things for gardeners both amateurs and connoisseurs of fine. Visit the Flower Festival can be 11 a.m. to 19-00. Login 7 €.