The 5 most picturesque holy weeks in spain

Ibiza, 12 February 2024 – Numerous charming villages and old towns in Spain are awaiting special Holy Weeks. Ibiza is among them, where the World Heritage city welcomes processions in its narrow streets and the sun begins to shine brightly on its beaches.

As the Holy Week season approaches, Spain prepares to welcome visitors to some of its most picturesque celebrations, located in charming old towns and small villages. These destinations offer a unique experience where tradition, history, gastronomy and nature intertwine to create a magical and moving atmosphere.

Cáceres (Extremadura)

The old quarter of Cáceres becomes the setting for intimate and solemn processions during Holy Week. Strolling through the old quarter, declared a World Heritage Site, this time of year in Cáceres combines tradition, culture and devotion. The narrow cobbled streets and medieval architecture provide an enchanting backdrop for this celebration.

Ronda (Andalusia):

Ronda, famous for its spectacular scenery hosts an Easter Week with processions winding through its cobbled streets and its famous New Bridge. The combination of tradition and stunning architecture of this jewel set in a natural mountain setting makes this celebration a unique experience.

Altea (Valencian Community):

Altea, with its white old town and cobbled streets, joins in the celebration of Easter with processions that reflect the essence of Mediterranean tradition. Make the most of this opportunity to sample its gastronomy and typical seasonal dishes.

Cudillero (Asturias):

The picturesque port of Cudillero joins in Easter Week with processions that reflect the essence of Asturian tradition. The colourful facades of the fishermen’s houses create a unique backdrop for this celebration. Exploring the fishing port, strolling through the old town or enjoying the famous local Asturian gastronomy are some of the activities you can enjoy in this northern town during the season.

Ibiza (Balearic Islands):

Although the island is mainly known for its nightlife and spectacular beaches, Easter in Ibiza offers a unique experience. The combination of the Mediterranean atmosphere, the vibrant processions, the gastronomy and the power of the sun awakening with the beginning of the season make Easter in Ibiza a unique experience that combines spirituality with the natural beauty of the island.

Ibiza, the hidden gem of Easter Week

In Ibiza’s historic quarter, a World Heritage Site, the narrow cobbled streets and historic architecture bear witness to moving, traditional processions.

As the island awakens from its winter slumber, Easter marks the start of the season on the White Isle in a special and different way. The sun, which shines all year round, begins to intensify, creating a perfect setting to enjoy the beaches without the crowds typical of the high season.

We invite those looking for a unique and memorable Easter Week to discover Ibiza at its most authentic, with the joy of the spring season on this Mediterranean island, where tradition intertwines with modernity and Mediterranean charm.

Image: Vicent Mari (@vicentmarifotografia)

Where to stay in Ibiza?

Staying at Can Lluc Hotel Rural will be the icing on the cake to round off an unforgettable Easter experience in Ibiza. Located in an idyllic setting, this hotel offers the perfect combination of comfort and Ibizan authenticity. With panoramic views, nature, tradition and gastronomy, Can Lluc is the perfect retreat after a long day exploring Ibiza’s coves, typical villages and processions in the old town at sunset.
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