By Roger Williams
Your vacation begins the following! From flower-filled Pyrannean valleys to the shorelines of Barcelona, discover all of it with this crucial advisor. distinctive cutaway maps and 3D versions show the glories of Gaudi and the Gothic area. tips about the place to discover tasty tapas and the easiest bars will verify your journey is one lengthy fiesta!
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Processions of Roman soldiers turn out in Girona, and via crucis (passion plays) are put on in several places, notably the spa town of Sant Hilari Sacalm, Girona province. Dijous Sant (Maundy Thursday), Verges, Girona province. Men dressed as skeletons perform a death dance (dansa de la mort) thought to date back to times of plague in the 1300s. Pasqua (Easter). On Good Friday (Divendres Sant) crucifixes are carried through the streets following the Stations of the Cross. On Easter Monday (Dilluns de Pasqua) godparents buy their godchildren mona (egg cake), and bakers compete to make the most elaborate confections.
Many businesses in Barcelona close in August. HE MAJORITY OF J UNE Festival del Grec (Jun–Jul). In this summer arts festival, there are national and international performances throughout Barcelona; the main venues are the Teatre Grec, Mercat de les Flors and Poble Espanyol. Revetlla de Sant Joan (24 Jun). St John’s (Midsummer’s) Eve is celebrated with fireworks, especially on Montjuïc in Barcelona. Bonfires are lit throughout Catalonia and lighted torches are brought down from the top of Mont Canigó, just over the border in France.
They had been named the city after Hamil Barca, vassals of Rome, practised Roman father of Hannibal who led his army law, spoke a similar language and in of elephants from Catalonia over the 587 their Aryan king, Reccared, conPyrenees and Alps to attack Rome. verted to the Christianity of Rome. T IMELINE 500 –200 BC Fortified Iberian settlements at Ullastret. Cyclopean walls of Tarragona 1000 –500 BC Indo-Europeans invade Ter and Llobregat valleys; Iberians settle Montjuïc 2500 BC 1500 BC 2000 –1500 BC Megalithic monuments built throughout Catalonia Hannibal 550 BC Greeks establish trading settlement at Empúries Visigothic Cross 500 BC 230 BC Barcelona founded by Hamil Barca, father of Hannibal AD 500 218 BC Romans arrive at Empúries to subjugate Spain AD 531 Visigoths established in Barcelona after fall of Rome AD 258 Barcelona city walls built after a Frankish invasion Troops fraternizing with local militia in the Baixada de la Llibreteria, Barcelona, during the 1833 –9 Carlist War I N T R O D U C I N G 38 B A R C E L O N A A N D C A T A L O N I A T HE M OORS AND C HARLEMAGNE The Visigoths established their capital at Toledo, just south of modern Madrid.
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