Holy Week is celebrated from March 24 to April 1, 2018. Celebration with 700 years of history, declared of International Tourist Interest. In the different processions will participate 20,000 people belonging to 24 brotherhoods. During the more than 50 processions, the sound of the drums are characteristic and exciting.
Holy Week is one of the most colorful and emotional celebrations of Zaragoza. The colorful, the music and the devotion are mixed in the processions that are celebrated to remember the death of Jesus Christ. In the processions, the members of the different brotherhoods, dressed in their characteristic habits, walk the streets of the city taking the steps to the rhythm of the drums and music.
More information about the schedules and routes of the different processions, you can check the website of the City of Zaragoza:
Thanks to its location, Bed and Breakfast Siesta is perfect to stay during Holy Week. It is located very close to the most emblematic places of the city, such as; Basilica del Pilar, Plaza del Pilar, Cathedral of La Seo, Roman Walls, Torreón de La Zuda, etc.
The Pilar Festival 2017 in Zaragoza (Fiestas del Pilar) will be held from October 6 to October 15 in honor of our patron saint of Zaragoza, the Virgin of Pilar. They are the largest and best known of the city. With an extensive program of activities organized by private entities and the City Council.
The official festivities begin with the “Festival Programmation” ( Pregón de Fiestas ) made from the balcony of City Hall. Highlights include concerts, giants and big heads, puppets, bands, heifers, fireworks and other entertainment for all audiences.
On 12th of October is the most important, is the Day of Pilar and the patroness of Hispanidad. That day is the most important event, the Offering of Flowers, where thousands of people around the world, dressed in their regional costumes, parade before the Virgin leaving their feet millions of flowers brought as tribute to her.
How to get to the Plaza del Pilar in Zaragoza from the Bed and Breakfast Siesta ?
We are located in an area of easy free parking and a 7 minute walking from the Plaza del Pilar which is the epicenter of the city. No need to take the car because we are next to the Pillar.
In the Festivals of the Pillar they emphasize the Offering of the Flowers, the free concerts that are celebrated during all the days of festivals and a great Christmas Belen that installs in the square by Christmas.
Map of the walking tour is this:
It is going to be held from the 28th to the 31st Of March of 2017, in the Fair of Zaragoza, the 13th edition of FIGAN 2017, International Animal Production Show.
Figan 2017 is a trade show where professionals and experts from the agricultural industry meet to learn about technical and technological innovations in the sector, exchange knowledge and generate new business opportunities.
This edition, will surpass in figures to its previous meeting, consolidating like a fair referring to national and international level. More than 900 firms will occupy 82,000 square meters in the Zaragoza Fair. With more than 100 foreign delegations participating in the trade missions program.
One of the main attractions of Figan 2017 is the presence of live animals with the presence of 900 head of cattle and the participation of the Military Center of Breeding Horse that will show the different equine breeds.
Information and details about FIGAN 2017 in : https://www.feriazaragoza.es/figan-2017
From Bed and Breakfast Siesta, we will be happy to assist you and accommodate you during your stay at Figan 2017. For more information : firstname.lastname@example.org
How to get to the Zaragoza Fair (Figan 2017) from Bed and Breakfast Siesta
– Car : Two minutes from our Bed and Breakfast, is the motorway that connects with the Zaragoza Fair. Departure from Zaragoza to the fair very easy and without traffic lights, practically.
Location map :
From the 7th to the 9th of March, the 23rd edition of SMAGUA 2017, International Exhibition of Water and Irrigation, is to be held at the Zaragoza Fair.
The technical days, product launches and technological solutions make Smagua a unique showcase for the water and irrigation industry that has been taking place in Zaragoza for 40 years. (more…)