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All Saints Day Barcelona 2017

Todos los Santos - Tots Sants 2017 - public holiday Barcelona

Event date: Wednesday 1st November2017
Event location: Public holiday in all Spain, Catalunya and Barcelona

Fiesta de Todos los Santos. All Saints' Day Barcelona. Tot Sants. Public holiday in Spain and Barcelona. The day after halloween is 1st November which is always a public holiday in Spain called 'Tots Sants' in Catalan and Todos los Santos in Spanish. In Catalunya you can also enjoy the Catalan tradition of La Castanyada on All Saints Day. It is a tradition on all Saints' Day in Spain to attend church services in honor of Catholic saints and martyrs and to visit family graves and place flowers, lay wreaths and light candles.

Barcelona cemeteries are open longer for the halloween weekend from 08.00 until 18.00. There are special flower stalls at the cemetary gates and special bus services in the days up to and on All Saints day to the Montjuic and Poblenou cemeteries. Visit the Montjuic cemetery museum and its collection of funeral carriages.

At Poblenou cemetery in Sant Marti district of Barcelona,  there is usually a partial performance of the play Don Juan Tenorio by Jose Zorrilla in the days before 1st November. Don Juan Tenorio features scenes with tombs and ghosts and is traditionally performed in Spanish theatres on All Saints Day. Shops and shopping. Shops in Barcelona are closed on Tots Sants, but tourist shops, cinemas, tourist attractions, convenience stores and restaurants are open.
 
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Barcelona Events:
All Saints Day Barcelona - Tot Sants - Public holiday
When:
01.11.2017
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Spain
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Public holidays Barcelona and Spain