September is the month of Virgin of Sorrows, the Patroness of Granada.

The 15th are donated at the doors of the Basilica and the last Sunday of the month the Patroness of Granada leaves the Basilica in a procession through the streets of the city, which is filled with people who come from all over the city, province and cities neighbors.Virgen de las Angustias

The program:

– Leaving from the Basilica

– Carrera de la Virgen, Plaza del Campillo, Plaza de Mariana Pineda, Ángel Ganivet, Reyes Católicos, Gran Vía de Colón, Cárcel Baja, Pie de la Torre, plaza de las Pasiegas, Marqués de Gerona, Jáudenes, Alhóndiga, Recogidas, Acera del Darro, Embovedado, Carrera de la Virgen

– Entrance to the Basilica

The feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is very popular and attracts great devotion among people; within thirty days of the month all local authorities go through the temple to worship her.

Virgen de las Angustias 2The Basilica looks their best clothes, is the best time to visit and contemplate it in all its glory. Flowers cover the facade for nearly a week after the massive wreath, large doors open and ring bells with great joy.

The afternoon of September 15 thousands of people line up at the doors of the church Our Lady of Sorrows to deliver flowers and form together a beautiful mosaic that floods the streets with pleasant aromas.

They are firmly rooted in local customs days. Some parties usually attract large numbers of visitors from all towns in the province, and where the popular fervor attached to the festive atmosphere shows a single image of the city.

The day of the procession the center of Granada is filled with stalls offering a variety of autumn fruit and traditional cake (Torta de la Virgen).

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