Easter in Alghero
Choose Alghero for your Easter holidays in 2017 and stay at the Hotel Alma di Alghero, you’ll discover the best traditions of our land, as characteristics religious processions.
Among the most important religious events in Alghero emerges the “Setmana Santa”, or the “Holy Week”, when Easter is celebrated with the participation of almost all the totality of the inhabitants. Is carried in procession the statue of Christ. The procession is very impressive because people parading with a candle surrounded by red paper lantern and all the events that follow are scheduled to run: on Tuesdays there is the “Procession of the Sorrowful Mysteries” on Thursday the celebration of the “Via Crucis” on Friday the ritual of “Descend of Christ” which is recognized as the” Desclavament “, perhaps the most anticipated event and the principal of” Setmana Santa. ” Christ is placed in his crib, on Saturday will be the day of vigil and Sunday we celebrate the Easter of Resurrection.