Costa Brava festivals
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Costa Brava Festivals
If you're planning your next holiday and you're a music lover, the Costa Brava festivals are a plan you can't miss. This beautiful region in northern Spain boasts a wealth of music events during the summer, where you can enjoy a unique and vibrant atmosphere.
In this article, we'll introduce you to four unmissable festivals in Costa Brava: Cap Roig Festival, Porta Ferrada Festival, Castell de Perelada Festival and Portalblau Festival. We'll also recommend the perfect accommodation for you to make the most of this musical experience at the Park Hotel San Jorge. Get ready to find out all the details about these incredible festivals on the Costa Brava!
Cap Roig Festival
The Cap Roig Festival is one of the most anticipated events on the Costa Brava. This incredible festival is held during the summer, specifically between July and August, and is an unmissable event for music and culture lovers.
- Dates: This year's festival runs from 8 July to 17 August, offering several weeks full of exciting concerts and shows.
- Artists: The line-up of the Cap Roig Festival always features national and international artists that delight all attendees. This year will be no different, as we will have the presence of big names such as Rod Steward, Sebastián Yatra, Norah Jones, Damien Rice, Mika, Pablo Alborán, Lola Índigo, Manuel Carrasco or David Bisbal.
- Location: The main stage of the festival is located in the Botanical Gardens of Cap Roig, a magical place located in Calella de Palafrugell. As well as enjoying the best live music, you can contemplate the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and stroll through the beautiful gardens surrounding the medieval castle. Without a doubt, the Cap Roig Festival is a unique experience on the Costa Brava.
Festival Porta Ferrada
Another of the Costa Brava festivals that you cannot miss this summer is the Porta Ferrada Festival. Held in Sant Feliu de Guíxols, this is one of the oldest and most prestigious festivals in the region, offering a wide variety of shows in a unique setting.
- Dates: The Porta Ferrada Festival will be held between 20 June and 20 August with a programme full of concerts and shows to suit all tastes.
- Artists: This year, the festival will feature national and international artists such as Crystal Fighters, Niña Pastori, Jorge Drexler, Fangoria, Ludovico Einaudi and Wilco, among many others.
- Location: The main stage of the Porta Ferrada Festival is located in the Espai Port, an open-air space next to the marina that offers spectacular views of the sea. In addition, events are also held in other emblematic places in the municipality, such as the Romanesque Monastery and the Municipal Theatre.
Festival Castell de Perelada
The Castell de Perelada Festival is another essential event on the Costa Brava's summer festival calendar. This prestigious festival combines music, dance and theatre to offer a unique cultural experience.
- Dates: The Castell de Perelada Festival starts on 28 July and ends on 4 August.
- Artists: Each year, the festival presents a varied line-up that includes international and local artists, covering different musical genres and artistic styles. Tenor Freddie De Tommaso, Diana Damrau, Nicolas Testé, Leonardo García Alarcón, Jonathan Tetelman, Jordi Savall, Israel Galván and other greats of the artistic world will participate this year.
- Location: The charm of the Castell de Perelada Festival lies in its spectacular location. The performances take place in different spaces within the grounds of Perelada Castle, a beautiful medieval castle located in the heart of the Empordà. The gardens and courtyards of the castle become open-air stages that provide a magical and intimate atmosphere for the performances.
Another of the most highly recommended festivals on the Costa Brava is the Portalblau Festival. This festival is held during the month of July and offers a unique experience, combining music, art and heritage in a spectacular setting by the sea.
- Dates: The Portalblau Festival will be held this year from 14 July to 12 August with concerts and activities spread over several dates. It is important to consult the official programme for the exact dates of each edition.
- Artists: This festival stands out for its musical diversity, including artists from different genres such as jazz, flamenco, pop or classical music. Some artists who will be on stage this year are Els Amics de les Arts, Judit Neddermann, Gio Symphonia, Joan Dausà and Pau Vallvé.
- Location: The special charm of the Portalblau Festival lies in its privileged location. The concerts take place in emblematic venues in the town of L'Escala, such as the Platja del Portitxol beach and the Greco-Roman ruins of Empúries, creating a magical atmosphere overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
The best accommodation to enjoy the Costa Brava festivals
After an exciting night enjoying the best festivals on the Costa Brava, there is nothing better than resting in comfortable and luxurious accommodation. The Park Hotel San Jorge is a 4-star hotel in Platja d’Aro, perfect for those looking for a quiet and relaxing place with stunning sea views. In addition, the hotel has high quality restaurants and access to nearby beaches.
To reach the different festivals from the Park Hotel San Jorge, you can choose to rent a car or use public transport. Most festivals are within easy driving distance of the hotel, making it easy to attend these cultural events without worrying about long journeys. In addition, the hotel staff will be happy to provide you with information on how to get to each festival and the best transport options available. Don't wait any longer and book your stay!