Semana Santa 2019 events and programmes:
The choices for places to eat are endless along Calle Mayor in the old quarter of Alicante City In most of the cities and towns in Spain there is a street called Calle Mayor, an idea suggested by Carlos III when he was Mayor of Madrid in 1765. It wasn’t before long that the town hall of Alicante gave one of its oldest streets in the city the name ‘Calle Mayor’, which in this case is located in El Barrio (in the old quarter of the city), between..
Special Toñas called ‘Monas de Pasqua’ are traditionally enjoyed at Easter time in Spain Toña, also known as Mona Alicantina, pan quemado, Fogaseta or Fogazo is a typical brioche of the province of Alicante and the region of Murcia and consumed in practically all of the Valencian Region, where it receives different names in different Comarcas. It is a large, round, sweet brioche which is white and spongy on the inside and brown on the outside..
Semana Santa in the Region of Murcia, Basic information While each town, village and city within Murcia has its own traditions, and its unique way of celebrating Semana Santa, the Spanish term for Easter week, the essence of this week is a remembrance of the last week in the life of Jesus Christ, his crucifixion and resurrection. The main body of activities begin on Viernes Dolores, followed by Palm Sunday, then there are processions throughout..