Archives for family tourism

“Mercat de la Rambla” (Rambla Market) – Lleida

Market for antiques, collectors’ items, crafts, painting, philately and art… DATE OF THE ACTIVITY: On the first Sunday of every month, from 10 am to 2 pm: 5th May, 2024 and 2nd June, 2024. WHERE THE ACTIVITY WILL TAKE PLACE: Rambla de Ferran – Lleida MORE INFORMATION: https://www.turismedelleida.cat/ca/agenda/mercat-de-la-rambla
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Calendars: family tourism and festivals and fairs.
Comarques: Lleida.
Campanyes: spring.

“Festivitat del Corpus” (Festival of Corpus Christi) – Solsona

The celebration of Corpus Christi at Solsona has become a mini-“Festa Major” (Main Festival), as it has incorporated some of the most traditional events of that festival, such as those featuring giants. The central acts of this festival are: the wheel of fire, which takes place on the evening before the event; the parade of the blunderbuss bearers; the procession presided over by the Bishop of Solsona; the carpet made of flowers and coloured sawdust in the Plaça de Palau square; and the exhibition of the traditional dancing involving giants, accompanied by the Cobla Juvenil Ciutat de Solsona (Youth Ensemble),
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Calendars: culture, family tourism, and festivals and fairs.
Comarques: El Solsonès.
Campanyes: spring.
Venues: Solsona (Festivitat del Corpus).

“Benvinguts a pagès” (Welcome to smallholder farming) in El Solsonès

The “Benvinguts a pagès” (Welcome to smallholder farming) weekend will allow visitors to learn about, and taste, products grown and created in El Solsonès, to taste the cuisine of the “comarca” (local district) in its restaurants, and to sleep in the accommodation of collaborating entities. In this year’s edition, visitors can visit the Bec d’Or de Llobera organic rooster operation, the L’Aubagueta de Biosca organic cheese factory, and the Celler del Miracle of the Santuari del Miracle (Riner). WHERE THE ACTIVITY WILL TAKE PLACE: At different settlements in El Solsonès MORE INFORMATION: https://benvingutsapages.cat/visites/?region%5B%5D=35 
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Calendars: family tourism and gastronomy.
Comarques: El Solsonès.
Campanyes: spring.
Venues: Diferents indrets del Solsonès (Benvinguts a pagés).

28th Almenar Medieval Market

This festival began to be celebrated in 1997 on the occasion of the 850th anniversary of the granting of the Population Charter by Count Ramon Berenguer IV. There are theatrical productions throughout the town with period settings. Almenar, el Segrià Tel. (+34) 973 770 013 almenar.cat ajuntament@almenar.cat
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Calendars: family tourism and festivals and fairs.
Comarques: Almenar.
Campanyes: spring.
Venues: Almenar (XXVI Mercat medieval).

FALLAS LA POBLA DE SEGUR- Pallars Jussà

On the afternoon of 17th June, at around 5 pm, the “fallaires” (torch bearers) will climb mount Santa Magdalena, carrying “falles” (torches) made in the days before the festival. The “falla” of La Pobla de Segur is the longest, because in this case, the “falles” are brought down slowly, not running. While the “fallaires” up on mount Santa Magdalena, the “pubilles” (young girls) prepare to move to the foot of the mountain to wait for them, when they start their descent, at around 10 pm. When the “fallaires” and the “pubilles” meet, they will go up to the local church,
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Calendars: culture, family tourism, and festivals and fairs.
Comarques: La Pobla de Segur.
Campanyes: spring.

THE VULTURES’ DINER – Torre de Tamúrcia – Pallars Jussà

At the Casal dels Voltors (Vulture Home) visitors can watch live, from an observatory, how these creatures are fed while also enjoying a guided tour explaining the different characteristics and customs of these birds. At the same time, visitors will receive information about the Ruta de la Vall dels Voltors (Vulture Valley Route). From the Casal dels Voltors, visitors we will go to the vultures’ eating area. This is the only place in Spain where it is possible to observe all 4 species of flying scavengers found on the Iberian Peninsula at the same time: the Eurasian griffon vulture, black
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Calendars: family tourism and nature.
Comarques: Tremp.
Campanyes: spring and summer.

Street Art – Torrefarrera

The eighth edition of the Torrefarrera Street Art Festival (TSAF), to be held in the town from 13 to 19 May, will feature thirteen national and international artists who will paint a total of eleven murals, covering 1,744 square metres of walls. At the end of this edition, Torrefarrera will have an open-air museum of around 7,000 square metres, with seventy murals. Web: https://torrefarrerastreetartfestival.cat/
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Calendars: culture and family tourism.
Comarques: Torrefarrera.
Campanyes: spring.