If you are going on tour to Europe and intend to travel to Spain, your itinerary must include a visit to Barcelona due to its magnificent art, history, and architecture. As a matter of fact, considerable emphasis is put on the summer solstice in Catalunya. The summer solstice referred to the most short-lived night of the year and is observed as a public holiday. You would never miss the feast of San Juan during this shortest night while touring Barcelona.
The celebration starts on 23 June in respect of the feast of Sant Juan. This holiday is renowned due to a great deal of excitement and charged atmosphere. You will be enjoying a lot of illuminations on the streets and unstoppable cracking fireworks. Having arrived in the city, you better choose to stay at our central boutique hotel in Barcelona famous for high-quality facilities and centrally located to many attractions.
You should be aware of the three symbols in respect of the Sant Juan, including water, herbs, and fire. During your trip, you would come across certain activities and celebrations with regard to these three symbols. The water indicates healing, amelioration, and betterment. The people of Catalunya have a strong belief in these symbols; therefore, they take bathe in this night in various places, especially the sea beaches.
The herbs manifest a sign of remedy. People in Barcelona profess that this festive night in respect of Sant Juan enhances their remedies to a greater extent. In this connection, you would find a lot of people celebrating this ritual in every nook and corner of the city. The other symbol of the fire alludes to purity, and everywhere you would witness a massive number of fireworks.