The holidays in Barcelona have a high priority, not just the religious holidays. The holidays will be celebrated often with street festivals and many events.
On the page "Festivities and Bank holidays in Barcelona" we have gathered further information and background information regarding festivities and bank holidays.
|1st January||New Year|
|23rd April||Sant Jordi|
|March/April||Good Friday/ Easter|
|1st may||Labour Day|
|24th June||Saint Joan|
|11th September||Diada (Catalan holiday)|
|12th October||Discovery of America|
|1th November||All Hallows Day|
|8th December||Marys Conception|
Especially the church holidays are of high significance. On the 1st of January and the 25th of December (and often on the 6th of January), most shops and museums are closed.
Shops are closed on holidays. Museums and other attractions are usually open (except see above). If the public holiday is on the closing day of the museum or another attraction, it is then generally open.
Here you can find more general information about the opening times.