Saints Day of Sant Salvador 

August 6th

August 6th is the Saints Day of Sant Salvador, which as it is summer, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia.

The official Saints Day of Sant Salvador is March 18th and commemorates the Franciscan miracleworker Sant Salvador d'Horta, who was beatified in 1606 and only canonised in 1938.

However, the majority of Christians celebrate Transfiguration of Jesus, in honour of Crist Salvador or Christ the Saviour, on August 6th.

Festes de Sant Salvador

August 6th is the Saints Day of Sant Salvador, which as it is summer, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia.

Barcelona Province

  • Festa major a Les Gunyoles, Aj. Avinyonet del Penedès (l'Alt Penedès)

Around Catalonia

  • Festa major of Vimbodí (la Conca de Barberà)
  • Festa Major of Rocafort de Vallbona, Aj. Sant Martí de Riucorb (l'Urgell)
  • Festes of the barri of Pardinyes, Lleida (el Segrià)
  • Festa Major of el Pont de Suert (l'Alta Ribagorça)
  • Festa Major dels Pallaresos (el Tarragonès)
  • Festa Major of Picamoixons (l'Alt Camp)

Catalan-speaking Countries

  • Festes del Crist de la Salut in El Palmar, Aj. de València (l’Horta)
  • Festes patronals of Artà (Mallorca)
  • Festes patronals of Xeraco (la Safor)
  • Festes majors of Otos (la Vall d'Albaida)
  • Festes majors of Aldaia (l'Horta Oest)
  • Festes of the Santíssim Crist in Silla (l'Horta Sud)

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