In Seville, Easter activities must be perfectly organized. In this sense, the processions’ schedule has to be strictly coordinated and respected as every day 8 or 9 processions can take place.
Check the official Seville bullfighting schedule if you plan to attend a bullfight. It includes all the corridas that will be held during the season as well as the novilladas.
La Maestranza (Seville’s bullring) holds bullfights from March or April until October.
If you are interested in buying bullfight tickets (billetes) have a look at the following tips.
“What is Easter?” is probably the most frequent question I’m asked when it comes to Seville. And I can understand why: apart from the Cathedral, the Alcázar and other hidden gems, this gorgeous city is very well know for its Holy Week celebrations.
In Seville, Semana Santa celebrations are really impressive. It’s definitely my favorite holiday for many reasons. The city transforms itself into a place of repentance, grief and symbolic darkness, despite the aesthetic couldn’t be more colorful.
In Sevilla, Semana Santa is the most important event of the year for the hermandades (brotherhoods), also known as cofradías.
Are you wondering how to survive Holy Week in Seville with children? There’s nothing to worry about.
The religious period known as the Semana Santa is the week before Easter. Seville comes alive during the Holy Week, when all sorts of events take place and more particularly the processions.
Easter in Seville is observed from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. For 7 days, crowds of people join the brotherhoods (hermandades and cofradías) with austerity, fervor and enthusiasm.
There’s nothing greater than Holy Week, Seville’s biggest celebration of the year. Between Palm Sunday and Easter, 60 processions will take place. So many cofradías and pasos invade the streets simultaneously that you’ll need to have a look at the schedule to plan your route.