Things to do on the Catalan coast
The Costa Brava and the Barcelona Coast are a tourist area full of lively villages, especially in summer. Calella, Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar, S'Agaró and Playa de Aro are full of activities to have a great time and discover the local heritage: major festivals, music festivals, sports events and children's activities.
Check here on the list of activities to see what you can do during your holidays in our hotels and make the most of your stay at GHT Hotels!
When: The first weekend in June.
The Calella sardana festival dates back to 1926 and is known as Catalonia’s Ancestral Sardana Festival; the oldest of its kind. Each year, sardana dancers from around the country come to Calella for this unique event, held in the wonderful setting of the Passeig de Manuel Puigvert and the Parc Dalmau, accompanied by the best cobles (sardana bands) in Catalonia.
26th Screamin' Festival in Calella
A 50's Rock n' Roll Holyday Festival.
Screamin' combines incredible music, unbelievable top DJs and the sea and sun of Calella. Imagine beach parties all day long and Rockin' music till the wee hours. A week-long vacation that transports you into a relaxed yet wild world of like-minded people from all over the globe.
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.
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.
SANT JOAN FESTIVAL
Since ancient times, we welcome the summer solstice with celebrations of fire. We light bonfires the shortest night of the year in honour of the sun and to ward off evil spirits, and it is common to get rid of old furniture and unwanted items as a symbol of life renovation and purification. Saint John's Eve is a magical night where the city dresses in its best to celebrate the official beginning of summer, with fireworks, sparklers and dancing until sunrise.
AUGUST OPEN-AIR CELEBRATION
It is a night to share, where we have dinner in the streets at long tables with neighbours and guests. The usual nightlife is concentrated in the centre and you can hear music everywhere.