Saint George's Day

Address:Rambla de la Llibertat. 17004 Girona
Price: free of charge

Saint George's Day, Sant Jordi, is celebrated every 23rd april in all Catalonia. The most important city in Costa Brava Ampurdán, Girona, shows around Rambla de la Llibertat street a good deal of little bookstores and roses stores. Roses and books are the presents to offer in this old catalan tradition. Thousands of people walk along the Rambla searching for the best book and rose, and also getting a signature from the novel's author.

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Els carrers de Girona, com els de tants altres pobles de l'Empordà, s'omple de gent per cercar les millores roses i llibres

Sant Jordi es una fiesta tradicional de Catalunya que une la rosa y el libro

Vente de roses sur les rues de Gérone, la journée de Sant Jordi, 23 avril

Sant Jordi Day is the special catalonian celebration where books and roses and exchanged between lovers

Gran ambiente y buen tiempo en la Rambla de la Lliberta de Girona para celebrar Sant Jordi

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