Traditions, gastronomy and beyond

Easter in Barcelona is a time full of religious fervor, solemnity and unique traditions. From the solemn processions through the streets to the gastronomic tastings, the city is transformed into a magical setting to experience this special time.

Traditions and Customs:

  • Maundy Thursday: The “Lord’s Supper” is celebrated in the churches, where the last supper of Jesus with his apostles is remembered.
  • Good Friday: Day of mourning and recollection. Processions such as the “Santo Entierro” (Holy Burial) take place.
  • Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil celebrating the resurrection of Jesus.
  • Easter Sunday: Day of joy and celebration. Easter mass is celebrated and families gather to eat the “mona”.


  • Mona de Pascua: Cake with a hard-boiled egg, symbol of new life. It is decorated with chocolate, fruits and other elements.
  • Torrijas: Slices of bread soaked in milk, egg and sugar, fried and sprinkled with cinnamon.
  • Buñuelos: Sweet fried dough that can be filled with cream or chocolate.
  • Codfish: Typical Easter dish, prepared in different ways.
  • Potaje de vigilia: Traditional dish without meat, based on vegetables and legumes.

Beyond traditions:

  • Visiting churches: The Cathedral of Barcelona, the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre are some examples.
  • Attend concerts of sacred music: They are held in different churches and auditoriums of the city.
  • Enjoy the spring: Barcelona in spring is a beautiful city to walk around and enjoy the good weather.

Yacht Charter: A unique experience during Easter Week

Enjoy Easter from a different perspective: sailing the Mediterranean. Barcelona Sail Trips offers you the opportunity to live an unforgettable experience aboard our boats.

Reasons to rent a boat at Easter:

  • Feel the spring breeze on your face: Spring in Barcelona is an ideal time for sailing, with pleasant temperatures and radiant sunshine.
  • Create unforgettable memories with your loved ones: Share this unique experience with your family, friends or partner and create moments that will remain engraved in your memory forever.
  • Disconnect from the hustle and bustle and routine: Sailing a boat allows you to disconnect from the stress and daily routine, immersing yourself in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
  • Enjoy nature and the sea: Contemplate the beauty of the Catalan coast from a different perspective, appreciating the landscapes and marine fauna.
  • Celebrate Easter in an original way: Surprise your loved ones with a unique and unforgettable experience that combines tradition, culture and fun.

What does our service include?

  • Beverages (champagne, beer, soft drinks, water, coffee, etc.)
  • Aperitif
  • Paddle Surf
  • Bluetooth Music System
  • Skipper + Sailor
  • Insurance + Boat Expenses
  • Port Fees
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spotify Premium

Book your experience now and live a different Easter with Barcelona Sail Trips.

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