Camping in Costa Brava
A sea of boats and people crowd the the cove of Portbò to sing sea shanties and dance along with the guitars and accordion. Havaneres are usually listened to with a ron cremat in hand - run flamed with coffee beans.
This international fireworks festival held in Blanes is a hugely popular event. Normally held over 5 days at the end of July, the event attracts crowds of around 250,000 people on the busiest days. The shows start at 22:30 with most people watching from the beach. Prime watching spots start filling up about an hour before the start. CB038 La Masia is the nearest parc.
2020 would have been the 50th anniversary of this event due to Covid, this spectacular has been postponed to 2022. Please note 2022 dates are to be confirmed.
The Festa Major de Gracia festival is Barcelona's biggest, most colourful and most popular neighbourhood festival. The residents of Gracia decorate their streets in keeping with their chosen theme, with the aim of winning the coveted 'best decorated street' prize. The residents take the competition very seriously! As a result, the standard is very high. The best time to visit is in the evenings as the illuminations on most streets are switched on at around 8.30om.