Catalan Traditions and Festivities
Catalonia is famous for its amazing popular festivities which take place throughout the year. Catalan people value their traditional culture very much, so you can witness here some celebrations dating back to the Middle Age.
Visiting some of these festas is a great possibility to learn about the unique culture and traditions of the Catalans, but at the same time it’s a big fun!
Here’s our list of the most important Catalan traditions and festivities.
- Christmas traditions in Barcelona and Catalonia
- Three Kings Day (The Epiphany) – January 6
- Sant Antoni (Tres Tombs) – January 17
- Calçotada in Valls – the last Sunday of January
- Festa de Santa Eulalia – early February
- Diada Sant Jordi (Saint George’s Day) – April 23
- Sant Joan – June 24
- Festa Major de Gracia – August 15-21
- La Diada de Catalunya – September 11
- La Merce – September 24
- Castellers (Human Towers)