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Find out when the Tió de Nadal is celebrated in Catalonia

The Tió de Nadal is the most magical and popularly known trunk in the world. And it is that at Christmas it can shit gifts and sweets for the little ones of the house, but also for the older ones. Over the years, it has become one of the most typical Christmas traditions in Catalonia that is celebrated every year. But, when is the Tió de Nadal pooped?

Which day is the Caga Tió de Nadal celebrated?

The Caga Tió de Nadal is usually shat on Christmas Eve, December 24th, in most homes in Catalonia. The smallest members of the household are usually the ones who make the Tió de Nadal poop on this emblematic day before dinner. However, some families also make him poop on the 25th of Christmas before the meal with the whole family or group of friends.

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What poops Caga Tió de Nadal?

The Caga Tió de Nadal usually carries gifts for the children of the house, while they sing the traditional Christmas song of “Cagatió” while hitting him with a stick. But he can also poop sweets, wafers and nougat, as well as some cava for the grown-ups in the house! An ideal meal to share with everyone at the table on Christmas Eve, after making the Tió de Nadal.

What is the origin of pooping the Tió de Nadal?

The Tió de Nadal is a Catalan and Aragonese tradition with hundreds of years and years of history. Deeply rooted in the villages and in the rural world, initially the tradition of shitting the tió was related to nature and the winter solstice, when after the cold, the trunk was burned in the fireplace. However, there are several legends about the origin of the Caga Tió.

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Where can you buy a Tió de Nadal for Christmas Eve?

At tiodenadal.online we put on sale Christmas Caga Tió ideal to poop on Christmas Eve, but also for home decoration.

Most of the Christmas pooping logs that you can buy our website are made by artisans of Montseny, more specifically Arbúcies, one of the villages with more tradition of Christmas tions of Catalonia.

In our catalog to buy the Tió de Nadal we have trunks available in different sizes and faces of limited editions.

Buy Christmas pooping logs for decoration

We can find different Tió de Nadal online for sale made in Montseny, ideal for home decoration, a store or even to give as a gift.

Mini Caga Tió

One of the products to give as a gift or to decorate are the mini Christmas Caga Tió. With a length between 4cm and 7cm, they are ideal for decorating or giving as a gift this Christmas. Each one of them comes with a red barretina and a blanket and each mini Christmas Tio is different and unique. You won’t find a matching head! Mini Christmas Tio’s can be purchased in packs of 10 on sale.

Buy Small Catalan pooping logs

The small Christmas pooping logs made with wood from Montseny have a length of 8 to 12 cm. In our catalog you will find different models of faces, of limited editions, of these Christmas Catalan logs, very suitable to decorate the home or stores at street level.

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Medium Christmas Catalan logs

When it comes to Christmas decorations, the star log is usually the medium sized. With a length of about 15 cm to 20 cm, it is the perfect size for decorating dining rooms or living rooms, as well as stores or offices. We have different faces and sizes of medium Tió de Nadal to buy for decoration.

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    Caga Tió Small – 20cm/ 8″


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However, if what you want to buy are Christmas pooping log to make lots of gifts and candy on Christmas night, the most suitable are the large Christmas tions. We have several sizes of logs available. On the one hand, about 35cm in length, or between 40cm and 45cm in length. These measures vary depending on whether there are many people who have to give the Tió de Nadal a good and strong stick hit.

We have Caga Tió logs for sale made by artisans of Montseny of various sizes and faces. Also of limited editions and perfect to keep for future Christmas!

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More information about buying our Christmas pooping logs

Buying our Christmas pooping logs is very easy, fast and safe. The products are shipped online. You can always track the product. The shipment of the Christmas trunk is with protection so that the product is not damaged. See our full catalog of Caga Tió log sizes for more information or contact us for more details.

About the author : Gemma fontane

From Sant Hilari Sacalm, Girona, Catalonia. Gemma Fontané loves nature, mountain, running and everything related to new technologies, SEO and current affairs. Gemma has always enjoyed Christmas, surrounded by family and friends, for the atmosphere that is created and the magic that can give off these small moments, so after years working for companies and digital agencies she decided to promote her own project with quality products from Catalonia, Spain, to offer all over the world traditional elements of the Catalan Christmas.

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