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Los Montesinos Easter Parades

The Easter Parades in Los Montesinos are worth seeing if you are local to the town. This year, 2017 they start on Palm Sunday the 9th April and continue almost daily until Easter Sunday on the 16th April. The processions offer the same as the ones in the cities and other places such as Crevillent and Orihuela where the celebrations have been award International Tourist Interest status, just on a much, much smaller scale.
 
Palm Sunday 9th April Domingo de Ramos
11:00 Procession and Blessing of the Palms, the procession will end at the parish church where a mass will take place. Route: Manuel de Falla, Avda. del Mar, Avda. La Marrquesa finishing at the Iglesia.
 
Holy Tuesday 11th April Martes Santo
22:00 Celebration of the Stations of the Cross through the streets of the village.
 
Holy Thursday 13th April Jueves Santo
22:15 Silent Procession, followed by a vigil for the worship of the Holy Sacrament. Route: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, La Marquesa, S. Miguel, Avda. del Mar, S. Lucas, La Marquesa finishing at the Iglesia.
 
Good Friday 14th April Viernes Santo
22:00 Procession of the Holy Burial. Route: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, La Marquesa, S. Antonio, Sta. Isabel, Santos Medicos, La Marquesa, Avda. del Mar S. Lucas, La Marquesa finishing at the Iglesia.
 
Easter Sunday 16th April Domingo de Pascua
11:00 Procession of the Encounter which will conclude with a Holy Mass.
  • Route statue of Ntra. Sra. de los Dolores: La Marquesa, S. Lucas, Adva. del Mar where the meeting takes place, then the statues continue together along Avda. del Mar, La Marquesa finishing at the Iglesia.
  • Route statue Santisimo Sacramento: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, La Marquesa, Avda. del Mar, here the meeting takes place, then the statues continue together along Avda. del Mar, La Marquesa finishing at the Iglesia.