April 23th – the day of roses and books! Across all of Catalonia, this day is dedicated to celebrating both love and literature. It is also known as La Diada de Sant Jordi which translates into The Day of St. George. It can be a good idea to visit Barcelona if you want to enjoy the romantic atmosphere of that moment. Continue reading if you’d like to learn more about the meaning behind the tradition of exchanging books and roses. We assure you that you won’t be disappointed!
The 23rd of April is Sant Jordi festivity day in Catalonia (St George’s day in England).
Although it isn’t an official bank holiday, it is one of the most beautiful and positive days of the year, probably one of the best days to spend in Barcelona. Spring is coming, the city is surrounded by roses and love and you can feel a positive and romantic atmosphere all around you.