Barcelona Events 2024

Divendres Sant Good Friday 2024

Viernes Santo - Barcelona - public holiday

Event date:
Friday March 29th, 2024

Event location:  Barcelona & Spain

Good Friday Barcelona Viernes Santo 2024. Good Friday Easter processions in Barcelona. Read more about Easter in Barcelona. The Good Friday public holiday in Barcelona and Spain is called 'Viernes Santo' in Spanish and 'Divendres Sant' in Catalan.

There are several Easter processions in Barcelona on Good Friday that start from various churches during different times on Good Friday. Some processions meet in front of Barcelona's cathedral in the Gothic area at 8pm - 20:00.  

Note: Please note times and routes of procession can change or vary.

Barcelona Good Friday processions

Iglesia de San Agustín 

Processions by Hermandad del Gran Poder y la Esperanza Macarena
Paso Cristo: Nuestro Padre Jesús del Gran Poder
Paso de Palio: María Santísima de la Esperanza Macarena
Start: 17.00/5pm Iglesia de San Agustín, Plaça Sant Agustí, 2, Raval area. At 20:00 processions from this church join other processions at Barcelona cathedral
Finish: around 22.30 same place
Procession route: Plaça Sant Agustí, La Rambla, Santa Ana, Portal del Ángel, Arcs, Plaza Nova, Avenida Catedral, Boters, Pi, Plaza del Pi, Cardenal Casañas, Boqueria, Hospital and Plaça Sant Agustí 

Parroquia de Santa Anna

Procession by Hermandad de las Angustias de Barcelona
Pasos: Jesús Nazaret, el Cristo de la Buena Muerte, Virgen de las Angustias.
Start: 18.30 Iglesia de Santa Anna - Carrer de Santa Anna, 29 
Procession route: Church Santa Anna, Santa Ana, Portal de l'Àngel, Portaferrisa, Petritxol, Pl. del Pi, Carrer de la Palla, Pla de la Seu (Catedral) 

Iglesia de Sant Jaume

Good Friday Procession by Hermandad y Cofradía de Nuestra Señora de las Angustias

Start: 11:00 Via Crucis from Iglesia de San Jaime to Iglesia de Santa Anna.
Paso: Nuestra Señora de las Angustias - Our Lady of Sorrows
Start: 19:00 Iglesia de Sant Jaume in Gothic area on Carrer de Ferran 28 to Iglesia de Santa Anna. At 20:00 they meet in front of Barcelona cathedral with the procession of la Hermandad de la Macarena
Finish: 23:00 at Iglesia de Sant Jaume
Procession route:  Iglesia de Sant Jaume, Ferrán, Plaza San Jaime, Bisbe, Avenida de la Catedral, Boters, Portaferrissa, Ramblas and Ferrán, Iglesia de Sant Jaume

Church Santa Maria del Mar 

Procession at Santa Maria del Mar basilica
Start: 09:30 Via Crucis procession - Procession of Stations of the Cross.
Procession route: Santa Maria del Mar, Fossar de les moreres, Pg del Born, Carrer del Rec, Carrer Bonaire, Carrer Rere palau, Marques argentera, Pla de Palau, carrer Espaseria and finish as Santa Maria del Mar

Barcelona Cathedral

Service and procession at Barcelona Cathedral

15:00 Sermó de les Set Paraules. 
The Bearers of the Holy Christ of Lepanto bring the Holy Christ to the front of the Cathedral to be adored by the faithful at 15:00 on Good Friday.
A Canon reads the Sermon of the Seven Words, discussing the last seven words said by Jesus before his death

18:30  Via Crucis procession on Avinguda de la Catedral
Procession of Stations of the Cross on the Avinguda de la Catedral
Procession route:  On Avinguda de la Catedral

Basilicas to visit

Popular Easter churches to visit in Barcelona are the Santa Maria del Mar church, the Basílica de la Sagrada Família, the Barcelona cathedral. Outside Barcelona visit the Montserrat basilica on Montserrat mountain 1 hour from Barcelona or Girona cathedral.

Related pages:

Guide Barcelona Easter
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