Holidaymakers looking for an Easter break in Spain could be in for a massive interruption to their plans as 60,000 Spanish airport workers threaten to go on strike starting April 20th. Ground staff at all of Spain’s airports say that they are prepared to continue negotiating over pay and conditions but if an agreement is not reached by April 20th …
Vehicles will not be allowed to use the street between the hours of 12:00 pm and 01:00 am. (Calle Diputación is the left turning just off the main Street Calle Castilla Pérez in town and is the street where Meson de Antonio restaurant is located) The street will remain open to pedestrians and craft stall vendors throughout the holiday period.
A new feature this Easter is a parade of thrones to be carried by children from schools, fraternities, dance schools and neighbourhood groups from such areas as Maro and the Barriada de los Poetas.
At the ‘Ludoteca’ (Playroom) in the Plaza de las Cofradias (next to the Municipal Library), there will be special sessions during Easter for children up to the age of four years.
The Council is planning to introduce a new procession of thrones this Easter and this will take place on March 29th 2015.
The Nerja Caves received a total of 8,684 visitors over the Easter period, an increase of 34% over 2013.
According to the Council statisticians, hotel occupancy over Semanana Santa exceeded 95%, particularly from Thursday to Saturday when the rate hit 95.82%. During the same period last year the figure was 85.20%.
A total of 28 people died in 22 fatal accidents on the roads in Spain during the Easter period from 15:00 on Friday April 11th to 20:00 on Sunday April 20th, two more than during the same period last year.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is spending his Easter holidays with his family at the publicly owned Las Marismillas Palace in the Doñana National Park.
The Hermandad del Perdón – Brotherhood of Forgiveness – in Córdoba is investigating an incident in which bleach was poured over the blue-green mantle of the Virgen del Rocío y Lágrimas, causing damage.