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Tastes of autumn

From 20/10/21 to 01/12/21

Autumn tastes of chestnuts and panellets (little round marzipan cakes). These two products provide the flavour in Catalan gastronomic culture when autumn brings vibrant red and yellow hues to forests and the days draw in and get chillier.


Fires i mercats de nadal

Christmas markets and fairs

From 01/12/21 to 26/12/21

You can find all you need at the Christmas markets held in many towns on the feast days of various saints...


Cavalgata de reis

Parade of the Three Kings


The Three Kings and the royal pages parade through the main streets of cities of towns on their floats, leaving a thick trail of sweets behind them.


Pessebre vivent

Living nativity scenes

From 01/12/21 to 06/01/22

This is a solemn and moving event that normally begins after dark. The various scenes are enacted in some of the most prominent areas of each town, such as mediaeval old quarters, while others take place in outlying areas, in the heart of nature.



Carnival on the Costa Brava

From 25/02/22 to 06/03/22

The parades, with floats and elaborate costumes that have taken months to prepare, are a wonderful spectacle.


Dolços de Setmana Santa 1

Traditional Easter cakes and pastries

From 10/04/22 to 18/04/22

A good way to sample the various cakes and pastries of the counties of Girona is at the fairs and markets held there during the Easter period.



Easter processions

From 10/04/22 to 18/04/22

Many towns celebrate festivals, all of religious origin, in which residents participate enthusiastically. Some have been declared Heritage Festivals of National Interest due to their cultural and historical importance.


Nit de Sant Joan

Saint John's Eve

From 23/06/22 to 24/06/22

Just wander around streets of any town and let the music and firecrackers guide you to one of the open-air parties, where you'll find a warm welcome.