14 September 2018
Barcelona’s Festa Major La Mercè
This month sees Barcelona go all out to mark the feast day of its co-patron saint, La Mercè. Since 1902 the day of La Mare de Deu de la Mercè on September 24 has been celebrated as Barcelona’s festa major (lit. main festival, and nowadays there’s a packed programme of free events and activities for all that begins on September 21). ...