Holy Wednesday in Granada - 13 April 2022

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At 18:45 the first cofradía of the day arrives at the Tribuna Oficial in Calle Ganivet: the 'Santísimo Cristo del Consuelo y María Santísima del Sacromonte', known as "Los Gitanos" (the gypsies).

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Use this opportunity to experience Spanish culture, enjoy a genuine performance by renowned flamenco artists.

Flamenco Tablao Jardines de Zoraya: let yourself be seduced by flamenco and the exquisite gastronomy, enjoy music and dance while discovering the taste of Granada.

Flamenco Show at La Soleá: enjoy a unique atmosphere, experience and feel the tradition and passions of flamenco.



This is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking processions of the Holy Week in Granada.

holy wednesday in granada Undoubtley, one of the best places to see it: on its way back to the Sacromonte Abbey on top of the Sacromonte, where the gypsies receive the icons with bonfires and saetas (prayers sung in flamenco style without instruments).

However, this takes place almost at dawn, 31 March 2021, and it's a long way from the city center.

The University of Granada has its own cofradía, whose icons are those of 'Nuestro Señor de la Meditación and María Santísima de los Remedios'.

christ of the gypsies in the processions of holy wenesday Their procession leaves the university chapel (the parish church of the Santos Justo y Pastor) at 17:00.

The participating students and professors wear their penitential robes, and a number of them (up to 30) take part as costaleros, who are hidden from view as they bear the huge weight of the trono's structure, which shrouds them.

Holy Wednesday is a big day at the Realejo: three processions parade from their churches.

university virgen holy wednesday At 19:20, the costaleros of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús de la Paciencia and María Santísima de las Penas' struggle to pass through the narrow doors of the church of San Matías and down the steps that lead to the street of San Matías. This is the best vantage point.

And at 19:00, the crowds wait in the square by Santo Domingo church to see the popular procession of the 'Virgen del Rosario y Nuestro Padre Jesús de las Tres Caídas'.

The same crowds gather again long after midnight to accompany the cofradía on their return.

You will see the purple nazarenos of the cofradía of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno and María Santísima de la Merced' arriving at around 21:10 to Plaza de Santo Domingo from the Monastery of the Carmelitas Descalzas.

Processions, Places and Schedules, Holy Wednesday in Granada, 13 April 2022

These are the routes of Holy Wednesday, 13 April 2022. This year Holy Wednesday traditional route is modified to avoid narrow streets.
To get to know everything the city has to offer, you can reserve a guided tour.

Free Walking Tour of Granada: tour this beautiful city, enjoy a unique experience and discover the rich history of Granada along the way.

Granada Tourist Train: discover the historic neighbourhoods of Albaicín and Realejo in a fun and enjoyable way.


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A good way to get to know Granada and the Alhambra is by taking a guided tour.

Alhambra Guided Tour: Discover the incredible history and architecture of the impressive Alhambra with a passionate guide. Includes everything: the Nasrid Palaces, Generalife, Alcazaba, etc.

Alhambra + Albaicín + Sacromonte Tour: See the Alhambra from a new perspective, visit all its palaces and gardens + the neighborhoods Albaicin and Sacromonte.

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