On summer evenings, TARRAGONA‘s legacy becomes alive. From 27 July to 25 August, the city offers the opportunity to take a fascinating trip back in time to its Roman past. Every Friday and Saturday at 10 pm, you can relive the life of Lupus, the Tarraco gladiator, in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience. You can’t miss it!
Tarragona, city of human towers (24 June-20 October)
Tarragona brings us closer to the human towers, included among the traditions on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Share the strength, the bravery, the equilibrium, the smartness of the human tower world; a unique experience, a living culture.
Sant Magí (14-19 August)
This is one of the city’s major festivals and is celebrated with fascinating elements of local popular culture, such as Magí de les Timbales, the giants, the Gegantons Negritos, dwarves, bastoners (dancers hitting sticks together in rhythm) and more. All these festive figures come together to accompany the water of Sant Magí, the central focus of the festival. The castells (human towers) also play a role in the celebration, along with a wide variety of festive and cultural events (concerts, theatre, etc.).
Bouquet Festival (15 June / 6, 7 and 20 July / 3 and 10 August)
Enjoy six concerts in three of the city’s most emblematic places: Casa Canals with the international firework competition, the “Teatret” Theatre in el Serrallo and the Seminary Cloister.