The “Semana Santa” in Cádiz


During the whole of Semana Santa, (Holy Week), street processions are organised in Cádiz, as in most Spanish towns each evening, from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.In Cádiz, the Semana Santa (Holy Week) is a yearly tradition that is celebrated by locals and visitors alike. The city takes on a serious and contemplative mien, and standing in the plazas and streets.During the Holy Week, there are “procesiones” done by the various religious brotherhoods and fraternities. The “procesiones” happen throughout the week.

The “Semana Santa” in Cadiz is an experience not to be missed. The floats are enthralling and magnificent, and the costumes and parades have a mystic all its own.

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