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The Mercé Festival Tour

Duration:
8 Days (From 20th to 27th of September 2018)
Transport:
Car or Bus
Tour Type:
Festival
Group size:
Min 1
Location:

1.545

  • The Mercé Festival Tour is from 20/09/2018 to 27/09/2018
  • Price  from €1545 (4 star hotel per person in double)
  • International flight from/to your origin is not included in this price
Departure:
  • September 20, 2018
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Accompanied service

Airport Transfer Hotel Breakfast City Tour Guide

The Merce Festival Tour  >>

The main day of La Mercè is always 24 September, but the start and finish dates of the festival change from year to year.

La Mercè de Barcelona lasts 4 days and is a festival that takes place in honor of the Mare de Deu de la Mercè (Mother of God of Mercy), the patron saint of Barcelona.A multitude of activities will be organized across Barcelona, among them many Catalan traditions. The Mercè festival is an opportunity to dive headfirst into Catalan culture by participating in activities and events designed for all audiences.

The significance of the date is that according to a legend on 24 September, the Virgin simultaneously appeared to King James I of Aragon, Saint Peter Nolasco and Saint Raymond of Penyafort. This was during the Crusades. It’s told that she asked them to create an order of monks to save Christians imprisoned by Muslim Moors. Peter Nolesco founded the Order of Our Lady of Mercy in 1218 to negotiate war ransoms to free prisoners.

 

The Mercé Festival Tour has following services:

 

    • 7 Nights accommodation in Barcelona including Buffet Breakfast daily
    • Arrival/Departure Private Transfer to/from Airport
    • One-day City tour in Barcelona (8 hours) with guide
    • Guide
    • Visa procedure

 

Not Included

Entrance tickets of trade fair.
Basic Insurance
Transfer between cities
International flight ticket.
Any service not detailed in the price.
Translation of document for the embassy if needed.