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Sitges Easter : Holy Week : Semana Santa

Processions take place every evening in the week before Easter

Sitges streets are busy as gilded images of Christ and the Virgin Mary are carried on huge floats (pasos) accompanied by figures cloaked in white robes and conical hoods.

The Holy Week celebrations were introduced by the Catholic Church in the 16th century as a way to portray the last week of Christ’s life. They are most associated with the Andalucian cities of Seville and Malaga, where they attract hundreds of thousands of spectators.

Holy Week celebrations in the north of Spain, in Castilla-Le

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