Festival of Carmen Tarragona
Festival of Carmen Tarragona-Mare de Déu del Carme
Festival Date: 16/07/2014
This is a visually beautiful festival. The Mare de Déu del Carme (Carmen) procession is another fine example of a traditional event which takes place in the fishermen’s quarter, or El Serrallo. Sailors and fishermen ceremoniously carry the Virgin Carmen across the Mediterranean before disembarking at El Serrallo.
Tarragona is just saturated in culture and history. It is a fabulous city. Did you know that its Roman city of Tarraco, as well as the Catalan tradition of the Human Castles are some of the UNESCO sites of Catalonia, or of special heritage interest? Find out more by following this link UNESCO Heritage in Catalonia
Want to discover more about the fabulous city of Tarragona, just click on this link to read the Tarragona Travel Guide.
A New York Times critic, Florence Fabricant, said this about Tarragona: “We left Tarragona feeling as though we had been let in on a wonderful secret that told not only of the reach of ancient Rome, but of other historic periods, layered within and around the city. And that the secret was meant to be shared.”
If you would like to see the article that she wrote about Tarragona in the New York Times, click on Tarragona in the New York Times
Carrer Major, 39
Phone: 977 250 795
(Town Hall) Ajuntament de Tarragona
Plaça de la Font, 1
Phone: 977 296 100