Santa Tecla Festival
At the Santa Tecla festival visitors to Tarragona can choose from any number of entertainment options ranging from rock and jazz concerts, plays, theatre to traditional Spanish dance demonstrations. But the most spectacular and popular event to watch at the Santa Tecla Festival is the castellers competing to build the highest human pyramids. Tarragona's human castles at the Santa Tecla Festival are not to be missed! Teams, known as 'colles', compete to build the highest and most intricate human pyramid. The festival started in the 18th century and has been taking place ever since.
Date: 15 - 24 September 2012