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An Easter procession in Palma de Mallorca. Photo: AFP
Why are December 6th and 8th public holidays in Spain?
Spain has two public holidays in early December which often form a “puente” (bridge), allowing workers in the country to enjoy an extended break before Christmas. Why are these two days “festivos” in Spain?
Published: 2 December 2022 14:16 CET Updated: 6 December 2022 09:16 CET
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