Lovers of the Holy Week
Holy Week is one of the most popular traditions celebrated in Spain. We wanted to share this article for the most devoted people
The road to Santiago has been for more than a thousand years the route for thousands of pilgrims from all over the world to reach the sanctuary of an apostle of Christianity, Santiago el Mayor.
Ana Watt is a Madrilenian from birth who has been living for 38 years in Jávea, who has worked tirelessly throughout the town. She has contributed great projects, among them the creation of a new route for the Camino de Santiago and now the Craft Fair of Historical Xàbia.
She is who united the city of Jávea with the Camino de Santiago; Due to the death of her father during his pilgrimage, she created a very strong link with the road, so she decided to mobilize everything in her power to get the road from where she lives, the most eastern point of the Valencian Community.
Today with the name “Camino del Alba” Jávea has the number 14 road that crosses Spain. The route is connected with paths, greenways and roads with towns such as Jesús Pobre, El Verger, Pego, l’Atzúbia and Ontinyent until you reach Almansa where it is linked to the historic “Camino de la Lana”. 6 different stages that can be covered on foot, horse or bicycle.
As an alternative for people who are not so fond of hiking, Jávea will celebrate the annual Fair of Crafts of Historic Xàbia that welcomes all kinds of products such as gastronomy, decoration, textiles, accessories, etc … also throughout of the day there are programmed different activities that will animate the atmosphere of this Holy Week event.