Josep M. Codina i Bagué Municipal Museum-Archive
The Museum-Municipal Archive of Calella researches, preserves and disseminates the city's historical and artistic heritage. Originally founded in June 1959 on the initiative of a group of people from Calella, it was not until 1979 that its collections, distributed in different rooms and sections, were opened to the public.
On the ground floor you will visit the rooms of the textile industry, old tools and trades, the history of the Calella overseas trade, malacology, archeology, numismatics, mineralogy and ceramics. On the other hand, on the stairs there are a series of drawings and paintings by the local artist Lluís Gallart i Garcia.
On the first floor you can visit the current temporary exhibition and on the second you will find the reproduction of a traditional kitchen, the dressing rooms and the reconstruction of the old pharmacy Barri, modernist style, with all the tools and original furniture.
Calella Tourism Museum
Calella Tourism Museum! A walk through the history of tourism in the world and in Calella.
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 5pm to 9pm. Sundays and public holidays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Prices: normal visit 2 €. Reduced visit 1 €. Admission is free on the first Sunday of the month.
Calella Lighthouse Interpretation Center
The Center aims to explain its communication relations with its environment from three points of view:
- Maritime communications, due to their intrinsic function of orienting boats.
- The terrestrial communications, through the optical telegraphy that we can contemplate in the Turrets, touching the Lighthouse.
- Urban communication with the city through the church bells and the various bell towers.
The contents are explained in an entertaining way through audiovisuals and texts in three languages: Catalan, Spanish and English.The Center is designed to be visited by both adults and children and for this reason has several interactive and participatory games aimed at young people.
Outside the Center, the facility has an excellent viewpoint from which you can enjoy privileged views of the city of Calella, the sea and the coast and beyond, the mountains of the Montnegre i Corredor natural park.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays from 5pm to 9pm. Prices: normal visit 2 €. Reduced visit 1 €. Admission is free on the first Sunday of the month.
Dalmau Park anti-aircraft shelters
The Dalmau Park Anti-Aircraft Shelter was put into operation in 1937. Calella City Council, in collaboration with the Democratic Memorial, restored and signposted the Dalmau Park Anti-Aircraft Shelter to make it visitable, inaugurating the space on April 11, 2010 and including it in the Network of Spaces of the Memory of Catalonia.
The visit is complemented by explanatory panels and its own museography, as well as the audiovisual "Testimonies of War" where several people from Calella explain their experiences during the years of the civil war and the postwar period.
Duathlon, Triathlon and Aquabike in Platja d'Aro
08/05/2022: Tradeinn 140.6 long distance International Triathlon - Spanish Long Distance Triathlon Championship and "Aquabike" (750m swimming / 18Km cycling / 5Km running)
02/10/2022: 100x100 Half Aquabike Half Sprint and Olympic
08/10/2022: XIII Aquathlon (1000m swimming / 5km running)
Every Friday at 17:00 on Passeig Manuel Puigvert, children's outdoor performances.
The NEC is a consolidated festival of Calella summer nights. The warm days invite you to enjoy the nights, when the sun goes down and the Mediterranean breeze cools the streets. This is when the smell and sound of the sea invades the city. In Calella we are very sensitive to this feeling and love enjoying together. We fill the terraces and the promenade seems like a parade. In summer, when the holidays allow us to stay up till late and be lazy in the morning is when music and shows conquer the city.
Listening of sardanas
Every Sunday, on the Passeig de Mar, at 5.30 pm, listening of sardanas by different couples:
04/07: cobla Mil·lenària
11/07: cobla Ciudad de Girona.
18/07: cobla Marinada.
25/07: cobla Berga Jove.
Festival Internacional de la Porta Ferrada
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.
GUIDED CULTURAL VISITS TO TOSSA DE MAR
This summer discover the cultural heritage of the town of Tossa.
- Every Saturday at 19:00 from July 15 till October 3
- And every Saturday from September to October at 6 p.m.
- Starting point: Tourist Office
- Duration: 2 hours
- Prior reservation is required at the Tossa de Mar Tourist Office, at the e-mail: email@example.com
- Lenguages: catalan or spanish
Festival Jardins de Cap Roig
The auditorium of the Botanical Garden, located in a particularly unique place, the sea, will host another year, Cap Roig Gardens Festival, a summer festival open to various stage disciplines. The dance, world music, opera, jazz, classical music ... are the programmatic areas of a festival that seeks to provide, within the range, accuracy, quality, originality and creativity in all its shows , to reach a wider public sector. Great figures of the scenes have brought and will bring their art to the audience of Cap Roig, a benchmark in the summer festivals.
Arts d'Estiu Festival Costa de Barcelona
Don't miss this festival where you can enjoy the performances of great artists as well as a pre and post festival proposal that you will fall in love with, at the Summer Arts Village.
And to make matters worse, book at one of our hotels in Calella and don't be in a hurry at the end of the night.
The Shop on the Street
In summer, special editions of the Shop on the Street are held in Calella, where many of the shops set up shop on the main street and display and sell their products.
Come on August 6, September 3 and walk down Church Street looking, shuffling and shopping.
And on September 30, special "Shopping Night" !! You can't miss it!
Som de Mar Festival
The SOM DE MAR festival was born in 2020 to become the reference festival of the South Costa Brava where attendees can enjoy the best music in a unique environment such as the Santa Clotilde Gardens, while tasting the Mediterranean cuisine by the Guild of bars, restaurants and cafes of Lloret de Mar.
66th Tossa de Mar International Prize for Speed Painting
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.
Tossa de Mar (Costa Brava)
Gastronomical campaign of The Cim i Tomba Cuisine
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.
"Ciutat de Calella" SPORTS FESTRIVAL
FIRST SUPER SPRINT TRIATHLON - SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2022
National Championship of Catalonia / Catalan Cup
XXXIV SWIMMING TRIP - SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2022
II POPULAR AQUATHLON - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2022
Organized by Club Natació Calella
Catalunya Open Dards International
Every year on Saturday before the Catalonia Open, starts the Catalunya Open International Darts a week of competitions combining darts and free time in Calella. A perfect warm-up for the double date of the weekend and a excellent plain for familys and friends. The programming of individual competitions, couples and triplets, both male, female and mixed, allowing to have competitions of darts for the whole family and for those who seek a good atmosphere of darts and leisure at the same time.
The final with the Catalonia Open Darts and the FCD Anniversary Open, two rankings for the world ranking, with invitations for the prestigious World Masters and to the Playoffs World Pro. Don't miss the event.
31st Jazz and Blues festival in Calella
On September 15 till 18, in Calella we celebrate the 31st Jazz and Blues festival with 13 activities. Most of them are free but there are the two main concerts that are held on Saturday and have a price of € 15.
Add your ticket / s for both concerts in your hotel reservation, selecting the concert after having chosen your stay and before finalizing the reservation.
In addition, this year will also be the 1st World Harmonics Congress. A whole new event you can't miss!
Tossa de Mar (Costa Brava)
Tritour OLYMPIC TRIATHLON & SPRINT TRIATHLON IN TOSSA DE MAR
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/
Calella-Costa de Barcelona Half Marathon
The Maresme coast, with Calella at its epicenter, is hosting the 13th edition of the Costa Barcelona Maresme Half Marathon. A classic test of the half marathon calendar in Catalonia and with a very flat route, ideal for making a personal mark. Up to 1,000 runners will be able to compete in this event, which passes through the towns of Calella, Pineda de Mar, Santa Susanna and Malgrat de Mar. Everything, just a few meters from the coast so that the circuit is flat.
28th. VW Classic Car Gathering
Organized by the Friends of the Volkswagen of Catalonia. More information at www.avwc.org
Local Festivals Calella
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.
III Epic Costa Brava BTT
Tossa de Mar will be the venue for the "EPIC COSTA BRAVA", a mountain bike event that will become a must-see for all lovers of cycling and the best landscapes of the Costa Brava.
The landscapes of Tossa de Mar and the blue of the Mediterranean as the background of the test that has two routes, one of 34 km and another of 74 km, which will test the endurance of the most experienced participants.
With departure and arrival in Tossa de Mar will become a benchmark for all those who want to enjoy a unique environment.
More info at epiccostabrava.com
Calella Film Festival
When autumn has come and the sunlight shows the shortest days, our city becomes a stage of emerging talent and creative activity. During a whole week the magic of the seventh art is exhibited in all its glory with the Calella Film Festival, one of the essential cultural events of Calella summer that brings us the best quality cinema from all over the world.
IRONMAN Barcelona - Calella
IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona-Calella: 2nd October 2021 Typical distances: 1.9 km swim, 90 km cycling and 21.20 km run (half marathon).
IRONMAN Barcelona-Calella: 2nd October 2022 Distances: 3.8 km swim, 180 km cycling and 42.2 km run (marathon).
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.
MEGALITICA RADICAL TRAIL
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 of 5, 10 and 21Km 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.
Festa Major de Sant Romà
The celebrations include fairs, concerts, cinema, theater, sardana auditions, children’s games and lots of cultural activities with which both adults and children can enjoy the party.
The weekend before November 18, one of the most anticipated activities is held: the Medieval Fair. During the weekend, Lloret de Mar is transformed into a real medieval stage where we can find representations of legends, magic, stalls of handicrafts and demonstrations of ancient trades.
CATALONIA FORMULA 1 CHAMPIONSHIP - MONTMELO
Come and enjoy this exciting show ...! It is unique ... You can stay in Calella or Lloret, villages surrounding the circuit.