Festivals, holidays and fairs of the Pyrenees and around with Irma Tomas / Photo reportage

The most famous fairs in Catalonia: Medieval fair in Suria (Fira Medieval d’Oficis de Súria)

Medieval fair in Suria (Fira Medieval d’Oficis de Súria). Catalonia, Spain

For many years, the Medieval Fair in the Catalan city of Suria has been one of the most significant festive events in the province of Bages and, in general, Catalonia, with craftsmen’s workshops and stalls, a real blacksmith, traditional Catalan dishes, snacks and sweets and …

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Festivals, holidays and fairs of the Pyrenees and around with Irma Tomas / Photo reportage

Andorra celebrates St. George’s day (Sant Jordi) – a holiday of books, roses and love

On 23d April Andorra celebrates St. George’s day (Sant Jordi) – a favorite feast of Andorra and Catalonia. It is a holiday of books, roses, spring and love.

photo: Alex Monroe

The history of the day of St. George is associated with a beautiful legend of the middle ages. Some day, an evil dragon settled at Montblanc, …

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