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

26 July – 6 August (Friday-Tuesday)
Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona)
Catalan Culture + Local Traditions: Town Festival – Festa Major de la Mare de Deu de les Neus
Main Day and Local Public Holiday: Monday 5 August

3 August (Saturday); in the evening
Vilanova i la Geltrú (Garraf, Barcelona); in the square plaça de la Vila
Catalan Culture – Human Towers (castells): Diada de la Festa Major de Vilanova i la Geltrú
Teams (colles): Bordegassos de Vilanova, Castellers de Vilafranca, Colla Joves Xiquets de Valls
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? 3-4 August (Saturday-Sunday)
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona); at Santuari del Vinyet; adreça: Pg. De Doctor Benaprés, 43
Catholic Traditions: Festa de la Mare de Déu del Vinyet

? 4 August (Sunday)
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona)
Sports + Local Traditions: Open Water Swimming Competition - LXIV Travessia a Sitges Nedant

5 August (Monday); 14:00 (aproximadament)
Vilanova i la Geltrú (Garraf, Barcelona); in the square plaça de la Vila
Catalan Culture – Human Towers (castells): Diada de les Neus – Festa Major de Vilanova i la Geltrú
Team (colla): Bordegassos de Vilanova
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14-15 August (Wednesday-Thursday)
Cubelles (Garraf, Barcelona)
Catalan Culture + Local Traditions: Town Festival - Festa Major de la Mare de Deu d’agost
Main Day: Thursday 15 August

15 August (Thursday)
Garraf and the rest of Catalonia i Espanya
Public Holiday: Assumption of Mary Assumpció de la Mare de Deu

20-26 August (Monday-Sunday)
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona)
Catalan Culture + Local Traditions: Town Festival - Festa Major de Sant Bartomeu
Main Day and Local Public Holiday: Saturday 24 August
The Festa Major of Sitges is included in the list over Festivals of Heritage Interest to the whole of Catalonia (Festa Patrimonial d’Interès Nacional), issued by Generalitat de Catalunya.
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23 August (Friday); in the evening
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona); in the square Cap de Vila
Catalan Culture - Human towers (castells): Diada de Sant Bartomeu
Team (colla): Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges,

24 August (Saturday); al migdia
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona); in the square plaça de l’Ajuntament
Catalan Culture: Human Towers (castells): Diada de Sant Bartomeu
Team (colla): Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges

25 August (Sunday); in the evening
Sitges (Garraf, Barcelona); in the square plaça de l’Ajuntament
Catalan Culture: Human Towers (castells):  Diada de la Festa Major de Sant Bartomeu
Teams (colles): Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges and others