SAINT JOHN’S EVE, WELCOME SUMMER!

Welcome the summer on the shortest and most magical night of the year! The night of fire and witches is so special that it’s celebrated in every town and city in the regions of Barcelona. Whether you’re up in the mountains or down on the beach, you can enjoy parties into the small hours, firecrackers and fireworks, coques (sweet flat cakes) and cava.

Trip ideas

4 great picnic areas for kids

To enjoy nature with the family, a good lunchtime option is a picnic.

5 freshwater bathing spots

Places far from the sea to go for a dip and cool down amid wonderful landscapes and nature.

In the summer, head for the beach!

Great climate, top quality services and beaches. Find yours, very close.
 

July, the month of music festivals

Music, a universal language we all understand!
 

Saint John's Eve, fireworks displays and much more

Enjoy and share the shortest night of the year to the full.

Celebrating Saint John’s Eve inland

Five options away from the beach to celebrate the most magical night of the year.

Blue flag

From Malgrat de Mar to Cubelles, the best beaches for enjoying the sun and sea.

5 summer landscapes

Despite the heat, certain day trips and beauty spots are especially attractive at this time of year.

Do not miss

  • Mercat del Préssec de l'Ordal

    The Ordal Peach Market

    03/06/2018 - 27/08/2018 Subirats

    This unique peach owes its great benefits to dry farming. Buy this delicious fruit at the Ordal Peach Market!

     

  • Sant Joan and the Elois Festivals

    24/06/2018 - 25/06/2018 Prats de Lluçanès

    The Canigó Flame, the torch walk and the Contrapàs dance are the central events of the Sant Joan and the Elois de Prats de Lluçanes town festivals.

     

  • The Solstice Festival and Templar Market

    28/06/2018 - 01/07/2018 Puig-reig

    Get to know the Templar past of Puig-reig during the Solstice Festival and Templar Market.

     

  • Fira de la Cirera d'en Roca

    The Roca Cherry Fair

    24/06/2018 Arenys de Munt

    It was imported from beyond the Pyrenees into Arenys de Munt at the end of the 19th century. Now, the Roca cherries even have a fair dedicated to them.

     

  • The Smugglers' Walk

    24/06/2018 Castellar de n'Hug

    This is not just a walk. The Smugglers' Walk is a reminder of those who, for years, earned their living this way.