It seems a lie, but Christmas is almost unnoticed for another year.
Surely you have more in mind the memory of the feel of the beach sand between the feet than anything else. But this time of year that approaches us also we love and we know that to you too 😉
That’s why we want to give you some details to enjoy a city full of Christmas lights and a charm environment.
Barcelona dresses up in one of the most anticipated times of the year.
Welcome to the Fira de Santa Llúcia.
The Fira de Santa Llúcia starts next Friday November 25th and will be locate as every year in the square of the Cathedral of Barcelona until 23th December.
This year also marks the 230th anniversary of the fair. A bicentennial celebration that is already established in the traditional calendar of the city.
What will we find at the Fira?
The Fira de Santa Llúcia is divided into four artisanal areas to find everything necessary to celebrate Christmas at its best. We tell you below:
1. “Pesebres” and figures
Complements, figures, Christmas lights, Christmas decoration for your house, complete “pesebres” or Christmas trees. Everything you need in decoration you will find in this sector.
2. Green and vegetation
Natural or artificial trees of all colors and sizes. Personalized or traditional “Tiós” (A wooden trunk with a sweater that brings gifts to children. A Catalan tradition during the night of December 24th) and all kinds of green to decorate your crib or sprigs of luck to gift to your family and friends.
All kinds of handicrafts and accessories. Clothing, jewelry, decoration and gift items among others.
4. Music Area.
Zambombas, tambourines and traditional instruments to sing Christmas carols on Christmas nights with family and friends.
In addition, there is an extensive plan of activities organized by the “Culture Workshop” and the “Fira de Santa Llúcia Association” for both the elderly and the youngest who will liven up the days of the Fira de Santa Llúcia.
Here you will see all the activities scheduled.
News of the Fira de Santa Llúcia
To commemorate the 230th anniversary, the Fira de Santa Llúcia has been reforming during the last two years. The idea was to improve the general aesthetics of the fair for the visitors and that in their eyes it resembled a small mountain town during Christmas season.
That is why, at the fair have been reformed the shops and has installed a new Christmas illuminated.
How to get
We recommend using public transport to get to the Fira de Santa Llúcia. Especially on holidays or weekend.
The nearest metro stations are:
Catalunya or Urquinaona (L1)
Liceu or Catalunya (L3)
Jaume I (L4)
Bus lines: 17, 19, 40, 45 and 120.
Also, do not miss …
The different exhibitions of cribs that are made by the city.
Here are some:
Parròquia of Our Lady of Betlem
La Rambla, 109, Crypt of the parish of Our Lady of Betlem, Barcelona.
Visites: from November 26 to June 6,
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Exhibition of “pesebres” diorames
Carrer Lledó, nº11, (Palau Mercader) Barcelona.
Visits: from November 26th to June 8th
From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
More info here.
Looking forward to Christmas? Enjoy the December nights if you live or travel to Barcelona walking around the illuminated streets and visiting the spectacular Christmas markets like the Fira de Santa Llúcia.
Do not miss it!