focs de Sant Joan a Platja d'Aro catalonia spain

Firecrackers, bonfires, packed beaches, a torch relay from the mountains to the cities, and happy children. These are only some of the elements converging in one of the most magical and brightest nights of the year in Catalonia, Midsummer’s Eve (also known as Saint John’s Eve, June 23). Dating back some hundreds ofContinue Reading

Sant Jordi Saint George Day

Books and Roses Sant Jordi, or Saint George’s Day is much more than a simple feast day in Catalonia. It is the Catalan equivalent to Valentine’s Day. This day is also known as “the Rose and Books festival”. On this day, people give their partners, their loved ones, their friendsContinue Reading