25 mar Holy Week in Valladolid: a museum of Baroque sculptures in the street
With over 500 years of history and declared of International Tourist Interest, the Easter in Valladolid exhibits in its popular processions valuable sculptures made by renowned sculptors of the Spanish baroque. Especially emphasizes the Good Friday procession. To begin the morning in Plaza Mayor, the “cofrades” advertise the Sermon on the Seven Words. In the afternoon, the massive General Procession of the Passion is held, with about thirty steps from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Friday procession ends with the Virgin of Sorrows.
But in Valladolid, at Holy Week, everything is not devotion, religious sculptures and processions, this time is a great to know this Avexperience destination. Its wines, gastronomy, “tapas”; its rich heritage reflected in the Cathedral, Church of Antigua, University or its museums like the National College of San Gregorio, the Spanish Contemporary Art Patio Herreriano, the Science Museum and the Museum houses Columbus, Zorrilla and Cervantes; as well as a variety of cultural and leisure activities, make the capital of Castilla y León is an ideal holiday destination.