Visit the training sessions and tournaments of the Castellers de Vilafranca - April to November 2020
Building human towers ('castells'), up to 15 meters high, is an old tradition in Catalonia. The Castellers of Vilafranca - 'els verds' or the green - are Unesco world heritage. They are already in full preparation for the coming season and you can attend the training sessions twice a week and even participate if you wish. The competitions start in April, a spectacular experience to witness. Highlights not to miss: Diada de Sant Fèlix August 31, Diada de Sant Ramon August 31 and Diada de Tot Sants November 1
Spanish F1 Grand Prix Barcelona - May 2020
In May 2020 the Formula 1 circus lands on the Circuit of Catalunya. Lewis Hamilton, Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen compete for the win and the world title. Experience the spectacle of the Spanish F1 grand prix, this year from May 7 to 10. Postponed to a later date.
Tarracó Viva Roman festival Tarragona - May 2020
In May Roman history revives the old center of Tarragona. You will find legions, gladiator fights in the Roman amphitheater, a forum, Roman market many other scenes of life in the time of the Romans in Tarragona, then called Tarracó. A lust for the eye! Tarracó Viva 2020 has been postponed to autumn 2020.
Spectacular summer festrivitieszomerfeesten 'Festa Major' (June till September)
Catalonia has a rich culture and cherished traditions. Especially the summer festivals 'Festa Major' in every city and village show the pride and passion of the inhabitants. Colorful parades, music, dance, fireworks and good food are the ingredients for an authentic experience. The 'Castellers' (human towers) are one of the highlights, as is the 'Correfoc' (walking fire), an ancient Catalan tradition in which fire, dragons and devils play an important role. You have never seen anything like it! The Festa Major take place from June to September. Every week there is a Festa Major somewhere near Torre Nova, during your stay we will let you know where you can enjoy one.
ViJazz Festival Vilafranca del Penedès - July 2020
Great wine tasting festival downtown Vilafranca del Penedès and free jazz concerts everywhere. Try a 'tapa' and fill your glass at the stands of the many famous wine bodegas in the streets. And enjoy first class jazz concerts while the evening goes on... This year ViJazz takes place from July 3 to 5.
European Balloon Festival - July 2020
Each year beginning of July over 50 balloons meet for the annual balloon competition in nearby Igualada. Three days with morning- and afternoon flight, where you can watch the set up and follow the balloons. The highlight is Saturday evening: The night glow, a spectacle with music and lighted balloons. This year from July 8 to 12.
Anoia Folk Festival - July 2020
The annual Anoia Folk Festival takes place in the Castle of Claramunt on a mountain in the neighboring village of La Pobla de Claramunt. The setting is unique and the festival offers various concerts. Take your own wine cooler and glasses and enjoy a special local evening on top of a mountain. This year the festival takes place on July 11th
Cavatast Sant Sadurni d'Anoia - October 2020
Every year in October the 'cavatast' (tasting) takes place in Sant Sadurni d'Anoia, the capital of cava. Of course with a lot of cava, tapas, music and cheerfulness. This year the Cavatast takes place from October 2 to 4.
Volcat - UCI Mountainbike Championship stage Igualada - October 2020
Every year in April the UCI holds a mountainbike championship stage in nearby Igualada. Torre Nova already hosted a third place winner in the past! Three days with spectacular stages around (and sometimes even through terrain of) Torre Nova. The 2020 edition is held from October 9 to 12