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Practical information


When?:
From Mar 29, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015

Where:
Ocaña


Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-La Mancha

Province/Island:
Toledo

Toledo
Category:
Festivity of National Tourist Interest




Description

Ocaña, in the province of Toledo, has been holding its Easter week celebrations in the streets of the town for 400 years. Its processions stand out for their order and silence, as well as for their colour. Especially noteworthy is the Good Friday procession – it has moving statues.

Easter week is one of the most heartfelt and deep-rooted fiestas celebrated in Spain. This commemoration has centuries of history and tradition, remembering the passion and death of Jesus Christ. The streets of the majority of Spain's cities, towns and villages become the stage for religious fervour and devotion, combining grief and meditation in memory of Christ's death. Music, art and colour come together in magical processions - solemn parades in which crowds of people accompany religious images on their route through the streets.

Practical information

Date:
From Mar 29, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015
Place:
Ocaña (Toledo. Castile-La Mancha)

Schedules and prices

Schedule

From Mar 29, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015



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