The Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Medina del Campo in one of the oldest festivals of processions of discipline in Spain. The processions were instituted in 1411 by the Dominican San Vicente Ferrer, and this village was the first to have the image of the Pasión de Cristo in its processions.

The festivities start with the Procesión de la Virgen de las Angustias, on Viernes de Dolores (Pain Friday), and end on Resurrection Sunday with a procession that includes all the fraternities and the image of Cristo Resucitado (Christ resurrected). During the week other notable processions include "La Procesión de la Caridad", "La Procesión de la Vera Cruz", "La Procesión del Encuentro", and "La Procesión del Silencio".

General information

General information:
International Tourist Interest
Date:
Holy Week

Address

Medina del Campo. 47400 Valladolid.

Website: http://www.semanasantamedina.com/

More information

Tourist Office of Medina del Campo

Address:

Plaza Mayor de la Hispanidad, 48. Medina del Campo. 47400 Valladolid.

Telephone: 983 811 357

Email: turismo@ayto-medinadelcampo.es

Website: http://www.medinadelcampo.es

Tourist Office of Valladolid

Address:

Pabellón de Cristal. Acera de Recoletos, s/n. Valladolid. 47004 Valladolid.

Telephone: 983 219 310

Fax: 983 217 860

Email: informacion@valladolidturismo.com

Email: oficinadeturismodevalladolid@jcyl.es

Website: http://www.info.valladolid.es