One more year, the fiesta of La Mercè arrives in Barcelona

September 17th, 2019

Although the popular fiestas in Barcelona are present during the whole year, the fiesta of La Mercè is, with difference, the one celebrated on a largest scale.

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The Mercè Virgin is the patron saint of Barcelona, so the city organizes a fiesta in order to pay homage as she deserves: giants, Castellers, bastoners’ dances, Sardanes, etc. The Catalan tradition distributed through the streets of the city, in order to everybody, specially the ones who live in Barcelona and make it so special, can enjoy the celebration.

At the City Hall web, you will find a very dynamic program with all the activities of this fiesta. If you don’t want to miss anyone of them, we advise you to take the best, cleanest and fastest means of transport: the bicycle. Pedaling through all the bike lanes of Barcelona, you will be able to arrive everywhere.

Take advantage of this fiesta accompanied by the best Mediterranean weather and experience the city in the most integrating way.

This fiesta gathers between 1,5 and 2 million of people every year, are you going to be the one who misses it?