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Torrevieja Easter Parades

The Semana Santa parades in Torrevieja have been declared as being of Provincial Tourist Interest. During 2017 there will be daily processions from Domingo de Ramos, Palm Sunday on the 9th April until Domingo de Resurraccion, Easter Sunday on the 16th April, including Saturday when there will be a drum procession.
 
Below is the programme, in English, including the route of each parade and the associations or brotherhoods which will be participating in it. The best parades to watch are the 'big' processions at 20:00 on Good Friday and 08:00 on Easter Sunday. For more information take a look at the official Semana Santa Torrevieja website.
 
Palm Sunday 9th April Domingo de Ramos
  • 10:30 Blessing of the Palms at the Sagrado Corazon Church.
  • Palm Procession. Route: Plaza de Oriente, Zoa, Caballero de Rodas, Zoa finishing in the Plaza de la Constitucion
  • 20:30 Procession of Las Mantillas. Route: Plaza de Oriente, Ramón y Cajal, Avenida de la Libertad, Paseo Vistalegre, Concepción, Ramón Gallud, Clemente Gosálvez, Caballero de Rodas finishing in the Plaza de la Constitución
Holy Monday 10th April Lunes Santo
  • 22:00 Solemn Procession. Route: Plaza de la Constitución, Caballero de Rodas, Patricio Pérez, Ramón Gallud, María Parodi, San Pascual, Azorín, Caballero de Rodas finishing in the Plaza de la Constitución.
Holy Tuesday 11th April Martes Santo
  • 22:00 Solemn Procession. Route: Plaza de la Constitución, Caballero de Rodas, Patricio Pérez, Concepción, Paseo Vistalegre, María Parodi, Caballero de Rodas finishing in the Plaza de la Constitución.
Holy Wednesday 12th April Miercoles Santo
  • 22:00 Solemn Procession. Route: Plaza de la Constitución, Caballero de Rodas, María Parodi to the intersection with the Ramón Gallud, where it joins with the other procession in an act known as Encuentro en la Vía Dolorosa and then continues along the Ramón Gallud, Patricio Pérez, Campoamor, Vicente Blasco Ibañez, Azorin, Caballero de Rodas to the Templo Arciprestal de la Inmaculada Concepción.
  • 22:00 Solemn Procession. Route: Plaza de Oriente, Zoa, Ramón Gallud to the intersection with María Parodi, where it joins with the other procession in an act known as Encuentro en la Vía Dolorosa and then continues along the Ramón Gallud, Patricio Pérez, Campoamor, Vicente Blasco Ibañez, Azorin, Caballero de Rodas to the Templo Arciprestal de la Inmaculada Concepción.
Holy Thursday 13th April Jueves Santo
  • 23:00 Silent Procession. Route: Plaza de la Constitución, Patricio Pérez, Campoamor, Turco, Gabriel Miró, Orihuela, Caballero de Rodas y Plaza de la Constitución.
Good Friday 14th April Viernes Santo
  • 00:30 Cristo del Calvario Procession. Route: Plaza del Calvario, Santísima Trinidad, San José, María Parodi, Caballero de Rodas y plaza de la Constitución.
  • 20:00 Entierro de Cristo Procession. Route: Plaza de la Constitución, Caballero de Rodas, Patricio Pérez, Ramón Gallud, Zoa, Ulpiano, Moriones, Caballero de Rodas y Plaza de la Constitución.
Drum Saturday 15th April Tamborada Sábado de Gloria
  • 22:30 In anticipation of the resurrection of Jesus, in a general expression of joy you can join the drum concert. Just bring your own drum!! Route: Calle del Mar, Gumersindo, Apolo, Pedro Lorca, Joaquín Chapaprieta, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez y Zoa, to the Plaza de Oriente, where the procession will stop for the Solemne Vigilia Pascual, then continuing along Calles Torrevejenses Ausentes, Campoamor, Patricio Pérez, Plaza Miguel Hernández, Canónigo Torres y Concepción, finishing at the Plaza de la Constitución.
Easter Sunday 16th April Domingo de Pascua
  • 08:00 Hallelujah Procession. Route: Plaza de la Constitucion, Caballero de Rodas, Azorín, Fotógrafos Darblade, to the intersection with Calle Concepción where it meets the other, for the Encuentro, Calles Concepción, Ramón Gallud, Bazán y Caballero de Rodas to the Plaza de la Constitucion.
  • 08:00 Hallelujah Procession. Route: Plaza de la Constitucion, Caballero de Rodas, Clemente Gosálvez, Fotógrafos Darblade to the intersection with Calle Concepción for the Encuentro, Calle Concepción, Ramón Gallud, Bazán y Caballero de Rodas to the Plaza de la Constitucion.
Both processions will meet at the crossroads of Calle Concepción and Fotógrafos Darblade, where the 'Encuentro' or encounter will take place. During this event petals will fall from the balconies of the surrounding buildings and the traditional Hallelujahs will be sung.