The soul and the motor of the region. The passion and the landscape of the Priorat. Wine, the inseparable brew of these wild and slimy lands, is the main protagonist of this TripIdea. Do you join the wine culture of the Costa Daurada (Golden Coast)?
The first weekend of May, in Falset, the Fira del Vi (Wine Fair) is held, which brings together the Montsant and the Priorat Denomination of Origin. From 11h to 21h, sixty wineries present their wines and cavas. Your mission is to get tickets and try the most diverse varieties of wine and cava, as well as other local products such as cheeses and sausages.
In addition, children from 5 to 12 years can participate in the 'Fira dels Petits' (Kids´ Fair), a stage with workshops for children to become distracted while they make a paper coaster, or simulate a bunch of grapes with cardboard and wood. The most artistic children can also participate in the large mural set in the theme of the strain. Go on and paint!
Modernism flourished at the beginning of the 20th century and the agricultural cooperatives of the Costa Daurada (Golden Coast) wanted to turn their wineries into places of admiration. So, as wineries were created with this formula of work organization, small wonders of the wine-making architecture surged. Today these modernist wineries are known as Wine Cathedrals and this Tripidea is an excellent guide to make you a fan!
The circus arts take the Costa Daurada (Golden Coast) for three days in May. Music, dance, acrobatics, juggling, theater, humor ... shake hands and plant their tent in Reus to be exhibited at the main Circus Festival of Catalonia, the Trapezi, a festival that has been awarded with the National Award of the Catalonian Government abd the National Award of the Ministry of Culture. You will find artists from all over the world showing their creations to the audience of Reus and thousands of visitors. On the street, they present short pieces in different areas that also serve as a rehearsal and to outline details of the shows. Canadian, Norwegian, French, Brazilian, Argentinean and of course Spanish and Catalan companies come to Reus to act at the meeting point for circus lovers.
It is not the city that disguises itself to revive its imposing Roman past. It is the inhabitants of the Tarraco of the emperor Augustus that return to the city for the rebirth of the capital of civilization of 2,000 years ago! Welcome to the Tàrraco Viva Festival, a proposal of historical divulgation essential in TripIdeas of the Costa Daurada (Golden Coast). Tarragona, its setting, is one of the witnesses of the best preserved Roman past in Europe and for this reason it is a Unesco.World Heritage Site.
The Tàrraco Viva Festival puts this monumental heritage into value with a work of historical reconstruction admired throughout the world. The city becomes the city that Augustus projected as the political and commercial axis of the civilization united by the Mare Nostrum. Tarraco was for two years the capital of the Roman Empire while Augustus established his residence to recover from an illness.
The best musicians, emerging bands and the latest musical creations of Catalonia meet every year on a weekend in May on the Costa Daurada (Golden Coast). It is the Fira de la Música in the Carrer of Vila-seca, considered one of the main events of the emerging scene in Catalonia. Here we find the present and the future of music made in Catalonia and lovers of live music can spend two days jumping from concert to concert as they stroll the streets of the city. In fact, it is a market dedicated to the professionals of this industry, but anyone who enjoys discovering new musical proposals is more than welcome.
Pau Riba, Pascal Comelade, Coriolà, Flamingo Tours, Joan Colomo, Sidral Brass Band, La Banda Municipal del Polo Norte ... The names that have performed during this street music fair are highly and a warranty of high quality. Consulting the website of the Fair is the best way to know where, when and who you can see at the next edition of the Costa Daurada festival. Can you believe that in just one there are about 800 musical performances tomorrow, evening and night weekend in the streets of Vila-seca? You will see that you do not need big scenes: you will find the musicians in every corner or making rumble any street no matter how narrow!
The Costa Daurada (Golden Coast) brings together all the fun attractions for families in a single spring weekend in Calafell. Are you going to miss it?
At the Calafell Family Weekend the hours fly by: every second is well invested in fun, knowledge and creativity for you and your chuldren. The festival hosts activities for children in every corner of the city: inflatable castles, family gincanas, giant games, concerts, conferences, cultural visits, workshops, storytelling and courses. All this is aimed at families with children, like you.