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Saints Day of Sant Galderic 

October 16th

October 16th is the Saints Day of Sant Galderic, who is the patron saint of Catalan farmers, and an excuse for autumn festivals in the countryside throughout Catalonia and the Catalan countries.

Sant Galderic was born in Vilavella, currently Sant Galderic, in Carcassonne around 820  and died in Sant Martí del Canigó in Conflent in 900 and is venerated as a saint by the Catholic church.

Galderic was a farmer, who with his two brothers, farmed the lands of a noble and fought for the rights of peasants against the abuses of landowners.

He was canonised in Narbonne by Raimon II, Bishop of Toulouse, in 990.





Festes de Sant Galderic

October 16th is the Saints Day of Sant Galderic, the patron saint of Catalan farmers, and is an excuse for autumn festivals in the countryside throughout Catalonia and the Catalan countries.

Barcelona Province

Around Catalonia

  • Festa de Sant Galderic in Pla de Martís (el Pla de l'Estany)
  • Festa de Sant Galderic in La Tallada d'Empordà (el Baix Empordà)
  • Festa de Sant Galderic in Ulldemolins (el Priorat)
  • Festa de Sant Galderic a Vilobí d'Onyar (la Selva)

Catalan Countries

  • Festa de Sant Galderic a Vinçà (el Conflent)




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