Main Festival of Vilanova i la Geltru

Main Festival of Vilanova i la Geltru

Main Festival of Vilanova i la Geltru-Festa Major Vilanova I la Geltru – Last weekend of July

Festival Date: 24-07-2015

This is the biggie in the Vilanova festival calendar and begins on the last weekend July, starting in 2015 on the 24th and going on until the 6th August.

This is a celebration of the Virgin of les Neus, the patron saint of the city and kicks of in amazing style with the breathtaking Correfoc. There’s an awe inspiring procession of both fire breathing dragons and demons wielding torches. It winds its way throughout the city amongst the thousands of spectators.

You have the lot in this festival, troupes of musicians, folk dancers, bonfires fireworks, traditional processions and many people’s favourites the groups of Gégants which are enormous models of giants created from papier-mâché giants. The streets and plazas of the city are packed for a week of exciting celebrations. Festa Major attracts visitors from far and wide who wish to come and take in the sights and sounds, and both participate in and experience the joyous summer celebration held in true Mediterranean style.

If you would like to learn more about Vilanova, you can check out more information about the town, by clicking on Vilanova i la Geltru Travel Guide.

(Town Hall) Ajuntament Vilanova i la Geltru
Plaça de la Vila, 7
Vilanova i la Geltrú 08800
Phone: 938 140 000
Website: http://www.vilanova.cat

Oficina Municipal de Turisme
Parc Ribes Roges, s/n
Vilanova i la Geltrú 08800
Phone: 938 154 517
Website: http://www.vilanovaturisme.cat/en

Social Media

Twitter: Town Hall – https://twitter.com/ajuntamentvng

Main Festival Website:http://www.festamajorvilanova.cat

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