Sant Jordi in Barcelona

Event details

  • Wednesday | 22 April, 2015
  • +34 93 4776227

Roses, books and lovers: Barcelona is full of them on 23 April. In Catalonia the World Book Day becomes an especially romantic festivity. The people in Catalonia celebrate the day of their patron saint, SantJordi, with a curious tradition. If you want to know what it’s about, its origin and how to enjoy this day, please carry on reading.

In spring you will be able to take part in one of the most original celebrations in Catalonia – SantJordi. It is a very traditional festivity that combines culture and romanticism. That day, on 23 April, according to tradition couples exchange gifts: a book for the men and a rose for the women. Book and flower stalls are set up along the streets of Barcelona.