Weather Averages for Costa Dorada in April
Averages for Costa Dorada in April
Costa Dorada's population is predominantly Catholic.
Naturally, the people here place great emphasis on Holy Week which usually
falls on the last week of March or the first week of April. Processions
are held from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. Verges, a municipality situated in the North of Catalonia is
famous for its Dansa de la Mort held every Holy Thursday. Down south in the city of Tarragona the highlight of their Holy Week celebration is the procession of the
Holy Burial on Good Friday. Penitents, religious devotees, people dressed
as Nazarenes and Romans and other characters in the Holy Burial procession will
be walking to the beat of drums through the streets of Tarragona. Meanwhile, the town of Olesa de Monstserrat is renowned for its La Passio de Olesa or Passion Play. In 1996, 726
persons acted onstage at the same time during the Passion Play so you can just
imagine how the people here put all their hearts into the occasion. Esparaguerra, a town in Catalonia is also famous for its play (La Passio
the life and passion of Jesus Christ.
The days in Costa Dorada have expanded to an average of 11 hours of sunshine a day giving you plenty of time to roam the city and neighboring counties. The average daily temperature is at 150 C. The lovely beaches are the main attraction drawing the crowds over to Costa Dorada. April would be a great time to vacation here to avoid the tourist season. Besides, there are so many things to experience aside from the beach in Costa Dorada.
Every April 23, the cities, towns or counties of Catalonia celebrate the Diada de Sant Jordi. St. George is the patron saint of Catalonia and on his feast day the men give red roses to the women while the latter give books to the men. This is like Valentine's Day in April where everyone is in a loving mood and of course, the bookshops and flower shops are full.