Holy Week in Toro
It is within the tradition of the Week of the Spanish Passion. It has important sizes.
A Holy Week born of the people, of the sentiment that the people expressed on these dates, later channeled by religious orders, creating the first brotherhoods under the protection of convents, being the first of the XV century, of the Order of the Franciscans. The first moving act is "the Besamanos de Jesús" prior to Palm Sunday, a Way of the Cross offered by the brotherhood of Jesus that culminates with the descent of the Christ, whom they kiss the right hand and make requests.
A unique Easter to live and feel. Declared of Regional Tourist Interest in 2007.
Highlight the blessing of the Conqueros, a very emotional act, which takes place on Holy Thursday in the atrium of the church-museum of Santa María and Santa Catalina de Roncesvalles. The cofrades called conqueros or popularly "cagalentejas" take an oath of silence carrying the typical conca to taste the wine, with which they ask for alms for the brotherhood. Important the Good Friday procession, "Our Father Jesus and Souls of the Tinkerbell", considered one of the longest in Spain. During this day, the cod intake is typical.
- General information:
- Castilla y León Tourist Interest
- Semana Santa
Toro. 49800 Zamora.
Tourist Office of Toro
Plaza Mayor, 6. Toro. 49800 Zamora.
Telephone: 980 694 747