What about going in Holy Week (Easter)? Some of the things to expect during Semana Santa. Expand If you are on pilgrimage in Holy Week you may see some famous processions:: Camino Francés Burgos Holy Monday: Via Crucis. Maundy Thursday: meeting of Jesús con la Cruz a Cuestas and Nuestra Senora de los Dolores in Plaza del Rey San Fernando. Sahagún Holy Saturday morning: Before Procession of Los Pasos visitors are carried shoulder-high to knock on door of the chapel where the religious floats are stored. Good Friday afternoon: Procession of El Santo Entierro. León Religious brotherhoods are known as 'papones'. Processions date from the 16th century. Maundy Thursday: musical procession of El dulce nombre de Jesús Nazareno. Good Friday: The Procession of Los Pasos. 9am Meeting of La Dolorosa and San Juan in Plaza Mayor. Holy Saturday: El Desenclavo; afternoon opposite Puerta del Perdón in San Isidoro. Links: www.semanasantaleon.org Astorga Processions each day, especially Maundy Thursday night El Silencio and Good Friday, some in the early hours of Friday morning. Race of San Juanin in Plaza Mayor - the race of the image of St John hurrying to tell Our Lady Of Sorrows of the death of her Son. Links: www.semanasanta-astorga.com, www.ayuntamientodeastorga.com. Ponferrada Easter Saturday after dark: Salve to Virgen de la Soledad in front of San Andrés Easter Sunday: procession of the sacrament accompanied by the women of the town. Via de la Plata Salamanca Maundy Thursday: Procession of the Brotherhood of El Cristo del Amor y de la Pazincludes prayers in front of New Cathedral. Good Friday: Descent from the Cross in Patio Chico. Zamora Holy Monday: Procession of Penitential Brotherhood of El Santísimo Cristo de la Buena Muerte departs from church of San Lazaro, accompanied by singing of motetJerusalén, Jerusalén by Miguel Manzano. Maundy Thursday: midnight, El Canto del Miserere, Plaza de Viriato - flaming torches line the street , singing of Jesús Yacente.