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Semana Santa 2013

When is Semana Santa 2013?

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Michal Osmenda  Follow Semana Santa procession in Carmona  Spain is especially renowned for its Holy Week traditions or Semana Santa. Holy Week, the last week of Lent, which is the week immediately before Easter, sees its most glamorous celebrations in the region of Andalusia, particularly in Málaga, while those of Castile see the more sombre and solemn events, typified by Semana Santa at Zamora.
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Semana Santa is Spain's version of Easter - it's bigger, better, more pious and more Spanish than any eggs and bunny equivalent you've experienced elsewhere in the world.

Semana Santa goes on for more than week, rather than the usual four days that is common in the US and UK.

Domingo de la Resurreccion (Resurrection Sunday) is on the same day as our Easter Sunday.

It is best to book your Semana Santa hotels as early as your favorite hotel booking site allows, which is usually around 12 months ahead: Book Semana Santa 2013 Hotels

If you're not sure which city you want to see Semana Santa in, check out: Semana Santa in Spain - Which City?

Semana Santa 2013 Dates

  • Viernes de Dolores March 22, 2013
  • Sábado de Pasión March 23, 2013
  • Domingo de Ramos March 24, 2013
  • Lunes Santo March 25, 2013
  • Martes Santo March 26, 2013
  • Miércoles Santo March 27, 2013
  • Jueves Santo March 28, 2013
  • Viernes Santo March 29, 2013
  • Sábado de Gloria March 30, 2013
  • Domingo de la Resurrección March 31, 2013
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