Lorca presents 2024 Semana Santa poster
Horsemanship and spectacular embroidery encapsulate the essence of Semana Santa in Lorca With Easter falling relatively early this year and Carnival having already signalled the start of Lent, preparations are well under way throughout Spain for the pomp and ceremony of the annual Semana Santa processions, and nowhere more so than in the city of Lorca. The processions in Lorca are among the most spectacular in the whole country, leaning towards..

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Seats now on sale for the magnificent Semana Santa processions in Lorca
The spectacular Thursday and Friday events in Lorca enjoy Events of International Tourist Interest status The Semana Santa processions are an outstanding feature of the calendar in practically every municipality of southern Spain, but those in Lorca are truly unique, involving as they do dazzling costumes, spectacular daredevil horsemanship and a fanatical support among local residents, and tickets are now on sale for seats to watch the two most..

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March 25 to 29 Guided tours of the Semana Santa museums and monuments of Lorca
Visit two museums containing unimaginably intricate embroidered capes in the historic city centre of Lorca The Semana Santa celebrations and parades in Lorca are among the most spectacular in Spain, featuring dazzling embroidered capes worn by daredevil horsemen and they race through the streets in the biblical processions, and the main brotherhoods taking part in these processions have their own museums in which they show off their most highly..

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March 30 and 31 Free Semana Santa guided tours of the historic monuments of the city of Lorca
Discover the most important baroque architecture during Easter Week in Lorca Semana Santa (or Holy Week) brings a huge influx of visitors to the city of Lorca as they flock to see the spectacular processions, featuring light, colour, noise, extravagant costumes and daredevil horsemanship, and in order to help them understand the historical significance of the monuments in the city a series of free guided tours are being held during the week...

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Introduction to the Lorca biblical embroideries and museums
The spectacular embroideries of Semana Santa in Lorca can be seen throughout the year in these four museums Lorca embroideries are famed throughout Spain Every town and city in the Region of Murcia has its curiosities, quirks and unique traditions, but none is as colourful and passionate as the Semana Santa (Easter week) celebrations in the City of Lorca, the outstanding feature of this extraordinary week being the embroideries created..

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The Museo Azul de la Semana Santa in Lorca; MASS
Lorca is famed for the embroideries featured in the annual biblical processions in Easter Week (Semana Santa) One of the most impressive and ebullient expressions of faith which can be seen anywhere in the Region of Murcia is the remarkable collection of embroidered pieces which the Lorca brotherhoods continue to expand and parade during the annual Easter week (Semana Santa) processions in the City of Lorca. The "Biblical processions..

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The MuBBla embroidery museum in Lorca, embroideries of the Paso Blanco
Exquisite embroidery features in the annual biblical processions of Lorca Semana Santa (Easter week) in Lorca is an extraordinary week, as although the religious acts follow the similar pattern of processions charting the last acts of drama in the life of Christ, as in other parts of Spain, the city stands out for its exceptional embroideries and the "biblical processions" in which they parade. Although the brotherhoods of Lorca..

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The “Nicolas Salzillo, Il Maestro” museum of the Paso Morado in Lorca
The museum contains pieces relating to the Semana Santa processions in Lorca Lorca has gained a fully justified reputation for artistic creativity due to the incredible biblical processions of Semana Santa week, the robes, standards and embroideries taking artistic creativity to a new level. Four brotherhoods work throughout the year to not only maintain and restore their existing collections, but also continue to amplify them, constantly..

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The MuPaEn embroidery museum in Lorca, the Paso Encarnado
This is one of four museums dedicated to the embroideries of the Semana Santa processions in Lorca The Museo de Bordados del Paso Encarnado, often known by the acronym MuPaEn, is one of four museums in Lorca  dedicated to the remarkable embroideries associated with the biblical processions which are held in Semana Santa (Easter Week) every year in the city of Lorca. The Paso Encarnado, officially entitled the Archicofradía del Santísimo..

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