Calella

Calella, certified in FAMILY TOURISM, SPORTS TOURISM and CYCLING TOURISM, which hosts a large number of sporting and cultural events, and somewhere to enjoy the nice beach and shopping at the  mall in the center of town.


Calella has been designated European City of Sport 2016
Calella receives this recognition for being a good example of how the sport is a tool for health, social cohesion, education and respect, values promoted by the association ACES.

Calendar of events

What to do in Calella and surroundings

Here is an overview of recreational activities, festivals, sports and culture from which you can also enjoy in Calella during the year, and information from our beaches and surrounding areas.
















Calella, moments of happiness

Calella, moments of happiness

A video of Calella and moments of happiness ...



Summer nights in Calella - NEC17 08/07-02/09

Summer nights in Calella - NEC17 08/07-02/09

Here we have a new edition of Summer Nights in Calella, consolidated as a summer reference offer in our city. Once again music, theater, dance, cinema and adults stories fill Friday evenings with the aim of appealing to all likes and to get everyone entertained. With the nice weather it is lovely to take the chance to go out at open-air especially when the sun goes down. If we can enjoy culture and shows close to home, the success of the soiree is assured! Very popular prices or even free so that everyone can enjoy it. Happy Summer Nights to everyone



XlX Festival Classical Music  Santa Florentina in Castell  Jalpí  (Arenys de Munt)  04/08 - 26/08/2017

XlX Festival Classical Music Santa Florentina in Castell Jalpí (Arenys de Munt) 04/08 - 26/08/2017

Careful music program is one of the reasons for the rapid consolidation of the Festival. This is selected with the utmost rigor, choosing the best artists, both nationally and internationally.


The philosophy of the Festival is to support young artists, who have demonstrated their projection winning international competitions, along with singers, soloists and orchestras of international renown.



Catalunya Open Dards International

Catalunya Open Dards International

30/08/17-11/09/17  Fàbrica LLobet

International Folk Festival   16-25/09/2016

International Folk Festival 16-25/09/2016

When: 1-16/09/2017


The primary purpose of the International Folk Festival is one of cultural exchange and the dissemination and promotion of traditional arts. The cultural diversity, music, dance, craftsmanship and other forms of popular and traditional arts encourage public participation and invite visitors to experience the quality and visual spectacle of the companies and groups taking part.



Local Festivals

Local Festivals

Calella has two town festivals, that of Sant Quirze and Santa Julita on the 16th June (patrons of the town) and that of Minerva, on the 23rd September, The festival of patron saints on the 16th June is also known as the “little festival”. People come out to eat in the streets and all of Calella’s various organisations play a very active part in the different events. The Festa Major de la Minerva on the 23rd September is the “big festival”. It has a bit of everything: the call to the festa major, the giants’ parade, the dance of the pubilla (the girl in traditional costume), outdoor bars for the young people, concerts and more.





Calella and Alt Maresme Fair   21-24/09/2017

Calella and Alt Maresme Fair 21-24/09/2017

In the shade of the centenarian plantain trees of the Passeig de Manuel Puigvert, the whole family can enjoy the Calella and Alt Maresme Fair for a few days. Traditions and craft products from all over Catalonia are here for anyone to purchase. It is an unmissable event for those who love ancient traditions and it’s a unique opportunity to fill one’s pantry with high-quality products.





Oktoberfest  Calella 30/9-21/10/2017

Oktoberfest Calella 30/9-21/10/2017

The festival kicks off with the ceremony of the opening of the barrel in a venue decorated in the purest Bavarian style with furniture specially brought over from Munich and bands from all over Europe playing every night. Some of these bands are made up of more than sixty musicians in traditional costume. When it comes to the beer, on average more than 40,000 litres are drunk during the three weeks of the festival. The very best traditional German cuisine is also on offer, such as bratwurst, kartoffelsalat, schnitzel and much more.



European Choir Festival   25-29/10/2017

European Choir Festival 25-29/10/2017

European Choir Festival


Enjoy with your choir or as a spectator of this event, relaxing in the Catalan Mediterranean coast! Sun, beach, sea, singing ... A festival of choirs combining culture and fun.



IRONKIDS /IRONGIRLS

IRONKIDS /IRONGIRLS

20/05/2017  10:00-12:00  Passeig Manuel Puigvert


30/09/2017  10:00-12:00  Passeig Manuel Puigvert



IRONMAN  Barcelona - Calella

IRONMAN Barcelona - Calella

IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona-Calella: 21st May 2017 Typical distances: 1.9 km swim, 90 km cycling and 21.20 km run (half marathon).


IRONMAN Barcelona-Calella: 30th september 2017 Distances: 3.8 km swim, 180 km cycling and 42.2 km run (marathon)


 


2018


IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona-Calella: 20th May 2018 Typical distances: 1.9 km swim, 90 km cycling and 21.20 km run (half marathon).


IRONMAN Barcelona-Calella: 30th September 2018 Distances: 3.8 km swim, 180 km cycling and 42.2 km run (marathon)