Category: Local Events

Some calçots ready to be dipped in Romesco sauce
Food & Drink

Those Catalans
and their Calçots!

A calçotada is a basically a BBQ with lots of calçots and lots of meat. It’s great fun, even if a bit messy. Best not wear your best outfit!

Mark those public holidays in your 2024 Calendar already!
Practical info

Public Holidays
in Catalunya: 2024

Unlike many other countries, Spanish public holidays are not standard across the country. Some holidays vary by region or even municipality.

Xmas is a magical time of twinkly lights - and too much food and drink!
Local Events

Christmas Customs
in Catalunya

Catalans have some pretty unusual Christmas traditions not found anywhere else in Spain, or elsewhere, some of them involving poo. Yes, poo!