Sant Jordi's Day is coming!
Next 23rd April we celebrate Sant Jordi's Day. The most popular legend in Catalonia about Sant Jordi tells that at Montblanc, in Conca de Barberà, there was a terrible dragon which viciously attacked men and beasts. To pacify it, lots were drawn and a person was chosen to be given as a sacrifice to the monster. One day, the misfortune fell on the king's daughter, who would have died in the beast's claws if it had not been for the arrival of a handsome knight (Sant Jordi) who challenged the dragon and killed it. This same legend, although with slight variations, is told as a popular legend in England, Portugal and Greece. The tradition is that men give a rose to their girlfriends and they give boys a book. Where you will spend Sant Jordi's Day? If you are looking for accommodation in Barcelona, please take a look at our offers.