Tossa de Mar (Costa Brava)
Tritour OLYMPIC TRIATHLON & SPRINT TRIATHLON IN TOSSA DE MAR 19/09/2020
The only TriTour test with swimming in the Mediterranean Sea.
Swimming in the sea, but cycling in the mountains and running completely flat.
Complete triathlon for lovers of strong emotions. The location of the nerve center and the spectacular nature of the area with the Castle of Tossa de Mar in the background causes thousands of people to follow this fantastic triathlon every year.
Years of experience and thousands of triathletes who have already participated in this triathlon consolidate it as a mandatory triathlon on the calendar.
1500 m swim + 40 km bike + 10 km run.
Inscriptions and more information at http://tricircuit.com/tossa-de-mar/
MEGALITICA RADICAL TRAIL 11/10/2020
Bringing together experience and illusion of the participants of the formerly known Costa Brava Xtreme Running race, we are looking forward to creating a great trail running event in the beautiful surroundings of Costa Brava region, on the trails of the recovered Camino de Ronda way.
Our goal is to create an event where each and every runner would find a race modality which would answer his requirements and would challenge him in the best way.
64th Tossa de Mar International Prize for Speed Painting 30/08/2020
This competition was the first one of this sort to be organized in Catalonia and Spain. All artists taking part in the competition must realize a painting, in which Tossa must necessarily be depicted, in one day. The exhibition with the works taking part in the competition remains open until the 11th September.
NEC 2020 26/06/2020 - 28/08/2020
The NEC is a consolidated festival of Calella summer nights. Taking advantage of a unique and privileged place in the whole region, it offers a very magical experience combining landscape, concerts and gastronomy.Download file
Canta al Mar - European Choir Festival 22/10/2020 - 26/10/2020
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.
Tossa de Mar (Costa Brava)
Toquen a Córrer, Ses Nou Sardanes 02/07/2020
Typical old local traditional sort of dance.
Ses nou sardanes is a typical local dance, precedent of the sardana as it is known today, commemorating a local legend according to which Notre Dame de Bon Secours run down the street after the devil, who was taking away with him a little boy from Tossa called Xixanet.
This dance alternates nine short sardanas with the toquen a córrer, a sort of gallop danced up and down the Socors Street by groups of two women and one man, until the music stops and a new sardana starts. This is repeated up to nine times. The dance is completed with a walz.
Festival Internacional de la Porta Ferrada 10/07/2020 - 15/08/2020
Do not miss the Festival and then come to our hotel in S'Agaró-Sant Feliul!
The Festival International de la Porta Ferrada, the oldest of Catalonia, was born in 1958 at the Monastery of Sant Feliu de Guíxols and it’s name was originated in the oldest part of this monumental set. Located between most outstanding of the summer panorama, it offers a program of quality directed to an extensive and heterogenous public. Its interdisciplinary character –music, theater and dance- makes this high level, guaranteed by artists of recognized prestige.
Local Festivals Calella 16/06/2020
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.
Oktoberfest Calella 03/10/2020 - 17/10/2020
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.
50th BLANES FIREWORKS contest 23/07/2020 - 26/07/2020
50th International Fireworks Competition of the Costa Brava in Villa de Blanes (Els Focs de Blanes). They take place within the festival in honor of Santa Ana and San Joaquin (July 26), celebrating the largest international fireworks competition in Europe. More than 500,000 people visit this great show to enjoy a few nights of fire.
The fireworks are launched from the rock of Sa Palomera (inside the sea, in the Bay of Blanes). The fires are triggered every day at 22:30 hours, but if you want to get a good place it is advisable to go a little earlier.
This spectacular contest began to be held in 1970. Today it is considered one of the most prestigious fireworks contests in the world. National and international pyrotechnic companies compete to win the Vila de Blanes Trophy and a cash prize.
Festival of Santa Cristina 11/07/2020 - 26/07/2020
Each year, the party begins on the eve of Santa Cristina day, the 23rd July, with a street parade. On the actual day, the 24th July, the procession leaves the church of Sant Romà at 8.00 in the morning and accompanies the image of patron saint by boat from the main beach to the little chapel of Santa Cristina; while the S'Amorra amorra regatta is held. When the crowd arrives at the chapel, they are given breakfast. In the afternoon the Ball de Plaça is danced in the town square, followed by sardanas. The festival draws t a close on the night of the 26th, with a firework display.
Tossa de Mar (Costa Brava)
Gastronomical campaign of The Cim i Tomba Cuisine 01/09/2020 - 30/09/2020
The Cim i Tomba gastronomical campaign takes place every year in Tossa during the month of September. From the 1st until the 30th of September, several restaurants in Tossa offer a special menu consisting of a first course, the cim-i-tomba as a second course and a desert. There are different ways to prepare the cim-i-tomba, and every cook has his own recipe, so it’s a good idea to try it at different restaurants and find out which is the one you like best.
27th. VW Classic Car Gathering 25/09/2020 - 27/09/2020
Organized by the Friends of the Volkswagen of Catalonia. More information at www.avwc.org