Plans for July
Planes Julio

This July do not miss any plan:

Classical Theatre Festival 1 July - 23 August (Badajoz)

GREC Festival 1-31 July (Barcelona)

San Fermin 6-15 July (Pamplona)

Fiestas del Ángel 3-13 July (Teruel)

RedBull X Fighters 10 July (Madrid)

Wanna keep abreast of all activities? Check our calendar and plan them!

Classical Theatre Festival

Classical Theatre Festival

WHERE: Mérida (Badajoz)

WHEN: 1 July - 23 August 2015

The International Classical Theatre Festival is celebrated once again, in the 61st edition of an event that has become essential in the cultural calendar of Spain and each year is growing.

This year the Festival of Merida has 19 big shows, a figure never reached before. Ten will stage the magnificent Roman theater in Merida, which met this summer is precisely 2,000 years of its opening. They presented five shows in Madrid, three in Medellín and one in Regina will be added. Of these, seven are world premieres (six theater and the awards ceremony of the Awards Ceres).

These big shows, once again joined the playful and artistic actions Programming Off Agusto. Theatrical performances, film screenings, panel discussions, a photo exhibition and more.

 

Take Advantage to:
  • Discover some of the most important cities in Extremadura, Cáceres, Mérida or Badajoz, which combine cultural attractions, monuments and culinary events to satisfy everyone.
  • Wander through the Monfragüe Nature Reserve, a unique natural setting where you can see everything from Griffon’s vultures and peregrine falcons to Bonelli’s eagles and eagle owls.
  • Discover the National Museum of Roman Art in Merida, with more than 37,000 collections collected funds, which are located in the sixteenth century.

 

Further Information:

    Classical Theatre Festival

    Mérida Tourism

 

GREC Festival

GREC Festival

WHERE: Barcelona

WHEN: 1-31 July 2015

The 39th edition of the Barcelona Grec Festival, with a program of theatre, dance, music and circus, will also include an extensive program of parallel activities addressed to both professionals and the general public.

Following the line started last year, the musical program seeks to offer a range of formats and styles, on the stages of Teatre Grec, BARTS, Jamboree, Luz de Gas and the Mercat de les Flors.

For the third year running, the MiniGrec continues with its children’s program. The MiniGrec shows will be performed at Teatre Tantarantana, La Vilella, La Fundació Joan Miró, and the new Sala Hiroshima and Mercat de les Flors.

 

Take Advantage to:
  • Delve into the Park Güell, a wonderful garden city by the genius of modernism, Antoni Gaudí.
  • Enjoy the sea with the accessible beaches of Barcelona and its surroundings.
  • Make a visit by the Roman Barcelona, It will surprise you with its archaeological remains dating from the time of formation of the city.

 

Further Information:

    GREC Festival

    Barcelona Tourism

 

San Fermines

San Fermines

WHERE: Pamplona (Navarra region)

WHEN: 6-15 July 2015

The festival of San Fermin, or Sanfermines are a celebration in honor of San Fermin which takes place annually in the Spanish city of Pamplona, capital of Navarre. The festivities begin with the release of a big rocket that makes a loud bang (chupinazo) from the balcony of the Town Hall of Pamplona. The festivities start at 12h noon on July 6 and end at 24h night on July 15 with the "Poor me", a farewell song.

In this week's celebrations are held different activities, one of the most famous is the "Encierro" (bull closure), which is a 849 meters route,  running in front of bulls and culminating in the bullring. The closures take place every day between 7 and 15 July and start at eight in the morning, with an average duration of between two and three minutes.

 

Take Advantage to:
  • Stroll along the Route of Wine of Navarra discovering important heritage landmarks,which are traces of the past that reflect the importance of this territory.
  • Be seduced by the natural treasures hidden in this place, from the very extensive Irati Jungle to Bardenas untamed desert.
  • Staying at the home of Ernest Hemingway in Pamplona, ​​the Gran Hotel La Perla, located in the heart of the city.

 

Further Information:

    San Fermin 2015

    Navarre Tourism

 

Fiestas del Ángel

Fiestas del Ángel

WHERE: Teruel

WHEN: 3-13 July 2015

The Fiestas del Angel in Teruel pay homage to Saint Angel (patron of the city) and commemorate the founding of Teruel, faithfully following the tradition and the Torico legend.

To kick off the Festival of Angel, popularly known as "The Heifer" a red scarf is delivered to a vaquillero that will have to place it, with help from his group, at the most emblematic symbol of the city of Teruel, El Torico. The "Puesta del Pañuelico" to Torico has become the flagship event of the festivities.

 

Take Advantage to:
  • To discover this city of contrasts, with its magnificent Moorish art and modernist houses.
  • Walking the Camino del Cid, a tourist and cultural route, starting from Burgos enters Aragon and ends in Valencia.
  • To live an unforgettable experience tasting the rich and varied cuisine, with Teruel ham as a star.

 

Further Information:

    La Vaquilla

    Teruel Tourism

 

RedBull X Fighters

RedBull X Fighters

WHERE: Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas (Madrid)

WHEN: 10 July 2015

The Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid. This amazing bullring has been on the calendar for over a decade and it has witnessed some truly titanic head-to-head battles in its time.

Since 2002, the FMX elite has been flying through the air consistently at Las Ventas, one of the world's most famous bullfighting arenas. From Robbie Maddison showing off the spectacular Volt (Body Varial) that earned him victory in 2010 to Tom Pagès throwing down an incredible sequence of never-seen, gravity defying moves last year; the competition in Madrid has intensified with each passing year.

 

Take Advantage to:
  • Stroll along the Paseo del Arte, just over a kilometer where the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofia Museums are. A must for all art lovers’ tour.
  • Discover the outskirts of Madrid, the only city in the world with less than two hours nine World Heritage sites.
  • Thrill with the musical The Lion King, that his success has lasted more than three years on the bill.

 

Further Information:

    RedBull X Fighters

    Madrid Tourism