Experience the Holy Week 2018 in the ancient city of Braga, in the region Porto and the North of Portugal

The Holy Week in Braga is without a doubt the most illustrious and most famous of all in Portugal. 

The city is decorated with motifs related to the occasion and the passos, street-side altars, are filled with flowers and lights, complementing the sumptuousness of the churches.

In Porto and the North of Portugal, in accordance with tradition, the Easter celebration of the Resurrection marks the end of Lent and a return to traditional gastronomy - such as oven-roasted kid, sponge cake, almonds and port wine.

To download the Program and the Brochure click here and here.

To ensure you don't miss any of the events, here is the full agenda for Holy Week in Braga:

  • March 24 - Transfer of the Statue of “Senhor dos Passos” (Our Lord of the Stations of the Cross)
  • March 25 - Blessing and Procession of the Palms
  • March 28 - Procession of the Virgin of the “donkey”
  • March 29 - Ecce Homo procession
  • March 30 - Procession of the Burial of the Lord
  • March 31 - Easter vigil and Procession of the Resurrection
  • April 1 - Easter Sunday Solemn Mass and Easter visit

More information about the Holy Week in Braga here: Week Festivals in Braga

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