Sant Jordi's Day is the Catalonian equivalent of Valentine's Day and is a festival full of romance, roses and books, inspired by the legend of St George.
Legend has it that St George slew a dragon to save a princess and plucked a rose from a bush that sprouted at the spot where the dragon died. On Sant Jordi's day, men traditionally give their sweetheart a rose, while women give men a book and you'll find the book and flower stalls along Las Ramblas and Rambla de Catalunya extra busy on that day.
If you fancy a little romance from your trip to Barcelona, Sant Jordi's Day is the perfect time to visit this beautiful city.
Beautiful Barcelona is home to plenty of chic city centre apartments, which are a fabulous base for exploring the city. Of course it's also on the Costa Brava, a particularly beautiful coastal region of Spain, so you could of course stay in a villa or apartment on the costa and visit the city for a day trip.
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