Sunday 23 of June – Corpus Christi

The next Sunday 23 June we celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi (of the body and blood of Christ) and in the afternoon will be the traditional procession to accompany the Blessed Sacrament through the streets of Valencia. Children who this year have received First Communion in San Juan del Hospital may participate in the procession and will depart from San Juan to 18.30 hours.

The streets will flood the passage of the Corpus Christi procession in Valencia that follows a similar tour since its inception in 1355, period in which this holiday meant big Valencia City celebration, as a symbol of this, throughout the procession of the Corpus Christi in Valencia You can hear a ringing of the bells with the special touch of the feast from the Tower of Miguelete.

Corpus ChristiTo the 19 hours leave the procession from the door of the Apostles.

To the 20 hours will the Custody of the Cathedral, with the turning of the five largest bells of Miguelete.

The usual route: Plaza de la Virgen, Knights, Tossal, Bolsería, market, Maria Cristina, San Vicente, Plaza de la Reina, Sea, Hazelnuts, Palau, Plaza de l'Almoina and entrance to the Cathedral through the door of l'Almoina.

In response to the many people employed in this process and the duration of this festival in Valencia, have for the most popular and festive orb Christian, and therefore it is not surprising that so many people acudisca her everywhere. (Trad. "Museum of Families", 25/V / 1846, p.113)

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