Discover Garraf (Barcelona, Catalonia) in English – Events Calendar September 2013


Discover Sitges, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Sant Pere de Ribes, Cubelles and the other parts of Garraf (Catalonia, Spain). Here you will find tourist information on Catalan traditions, Catholic traditions, popular culture, human towers (castells), festes, fairs, festivals and other events which are unique or typical for the area and take place during September, 2013.

6-9 September (Friday-Sunday)
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona)
Cava and Wine Tourism in D.O. Penedès + Local Traditions: Wine Harvest Festival + Wine FairFesta de la Verema de Sitges + Mostra de vins
Wine and cava fair, wine tastings, grape treading competition and election of the local ‘pubilla’ (“heiress”) of the year – a beauty contest between girls dressed in traditional garments. Festival held since 1961.
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11 September (Wednesday)
Garraf and the rest of Catalonia
Catalan Traditions + Public Holiday: The National Day of Catalonia – La Diada Nacional de Catalunya

11 September (Wednesday); at around noon
Cubelles (Garraf, Barcelona)
Catalan Culture – Human Towers (castells): Diada nacional de Catalunya
Team (colla): Bordegassos de Vilanova
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11 September (Wednesday); at around noon
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona); in the square plaça de l’Ajuntament
Catalan Culture - Human Towers (castells): Diada nacional de Catalunya
Team (colla): Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges

11 September (Wednesday): in the evening
Les Roquetes (Sant Pere de Ribes, Garraf, Barcelona)
Catalan CultureHuman Towers (castells): Diada nacional de Catalunya
Teams (colles): Castellers de les Roquetes and others

14-15 September (Saturday-Sunday)
Cubelles (Garraf, Barcelona)
Cava and Wine Tourism in D.O. Penedès + Local Traditions: Wine Harvest Festival - Festa de la Verema de Cubelles
Wine and cava tastings, grape treading and tasting of the first must of the season. Festival held since 1987.
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15 September (Sunday)
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona)
Catalan Culture + Family Event: Town Festival Celebration for Children - Festa Major Intantil (Santa Tecla)

22 September (Sunday); at around noon
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona)
Catalan Culture – Human Towers (castells): Diada de la Festa Major petita de Santa Tecla
Team (colla): Colla Jove dels Castellers de Sitges

22-23 September (Sunday-Monday)
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona)
Catalan Culture + Local Traditions: ”The Little Town Festival” – Festa Major petita de Santa Tecla
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28 September (Saturday); in the evening
Vilanova i la Geltrú (Garraf, Barcelona); in the square plaça de la Vila
Catalan Culture – Human Towers (castells): Diada Albert Salvany
Teams (colles): Bordegassos de Vilanova, Castellers de Sabadell, Nens del Vendrell
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28 September (Saturday); in the evening
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona)
Catalan Culture - Human Towers (castells): Diada de Santa Tecla
Teams (colles): Colla Jove dels Castellers de Sitges and others