Barcelona - Festa Major de Gracia August 27th 2013 Festa Major del Gracia
Every village, town and city in Spain has their own adopted Saint and usually has a festival to celebrate their Saint's Day. In Spain every day of the year is a Saint's Day so I guess there must be a festival going on somewhere in Spain every day.
In Barcelona every area of the city, or barrio, holds a festival - most of these are during the sum ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona » Barcelona Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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