Welcome to all travel and culture enthusiasts! Today we want to talk to you about a very special event that is happening this year in the region of Cantabria, in northern Spain: the Lebaniego Jubilee Year.
The Lebaniego Jubilee Year is an event that occurs every time April 16, the feast day of Santo Toribio de Liébana, falls on a Sunday. This year, 2023, is the 74th Jubilee Year, and the Gates of Forgiveness of the Monastery of Santo Toribio de Liébana open after being closed for six years, to receive pilgrims and visitors from all over the world.
During this year, the monastery houses the Lignum Crucis, considered by many to be the largest piece of the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified. Pilgrims who visit the monastery during the Jubilee Year can gain plenary indulgence, which means the complete remission of their sins.
In addition to the religious dimension of the event, the Lebaniego Jubilee Year is also a unique opportunity to discover the culture and history of Cantabria. The region boasts impressive landscapes, charming villages, and delicious cuisine that will surely satisfy all tastes.
If you are planning a trip to Spain this year, you cannot miss the opportunity to experience the Lebaniego Jubilee Year. We invite you to immerse yourself in the history and culture of Cantabria, to visit the Monastery of Santo Toribio de Liébana, and to enjoy everything that this beautiful region has to offer.
We await you in Cantabria!