24 Feb Valladolid and its Holy Week of International Tourist Interest
Recollection, sobriety, devotion and carvings of great artistic value worldwide in polychrome sculpture, made by the imagers Juan de Juni and Gregorio Fernández. This is the Holy Week of Valladolid, declared a Site of International Tourist Interest since 1980, which manages to turn, year after year, its streets into an authentic museum of art and sculpture with its 42 images (donated by the National Museum of Sculpture of Valladolid) the Steps.
The General Procession of the Sacred Passion of the Redeemer and the Sermon of the Seven Words of the Plaza Mayor are especially relevant although there are other processions that also enjoy.
To the spectacularity of the Steps and processions of Holy Week, Valladolid is a destination that you always want to visit for thousands of reasons: it was the capital of the court of Philip II and the setting for the secret wedding of the Catholic Monarchs. A city possessing great architectural gems such as Cathedral, Church of Antigua or the University, and with a powerful offer of museums such as the National College of San Gregorio, Spanish Contemporary Art Patio Herreriano, Museum of Science and Houses Museum of Columbus, Zorrilla and Cervantes.
In addition, Valladolid is a land of good wines with Denomination of Origin such as Cigales, Tierra de León, Toro, Rueda and Ribera del Duero, perfect to accompany your lamb, steak or cheese and its famous tapas, among others.