Published on August 17th, 2013 | by behostels


Sants District Festivity

Although not quite as famous as Gracia, the “Festa Major de Sants” is also worth visiting. Many of the main activities take place in “Parque de la España Industrial” and 13 streets in Sants will be decorated by the residents with many entertaining themes.

What is Sants District Festivity?

The Sants Festival in Barcelona in Sants neighbourhood of Barcelona overlaps with bigger Festa Major de Gracia another big neighbourhood Festa Major starts in the Sants district of Barcelona. There are many chances to see Catalan traditions like the correfoc Firerun.

What to do at Sants District Festivity?

The Diada Castellera human tower day is usually on Sunday at Parc de l’Espanya Industrial and you can see giants and big heads called gegants and capgrossos at the opening parade and at the giants ball. Sporting highlights of the Sants Festa Major are the bike race Cursa Ciclista ‘Memorial Antoni Andrés Sancho and the 2k run (2 circuits of 1000 metres) called “2000 de Sants – Cursa atlètica de la Festa Major.” Both the bike race and the run are usually on the last Sunday of the festival. The Sants neighbourhood festival finishes with a fireworks and music display on Sunday.


When does Sants District Festivity happen?

You can enjoy the Gracia Quarter Festivity during a whole week, at day and at night, from 23rd to 31st August.

How much does Sants District Festivity costs?

The main activities of this festivity are completely FREE. Only what you eat or drink you will have to pay!

Where to go to enjoy Sants District Festivity?

 Metro  Sants Stop


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