John's (Sant Joan) Day in
is one of
the most popular annual festivals.
The festival takes place on the 23rd of June at
night together with the summer solstice. It is a
great fiesta with bonfires and fireworks in the
various districts of the city. The best place to
participate the fiesta and have fun is the beaches.
The flames (the flama del Canigó) on the top of a
mountain by the Pyrenees are spread throughout the
region. The flames signifies the Catalan unity and
There numerous acts during the fiesta on 24th of
June. The most popular one is the open-air
celebrations which last from sunset on 23th of June
to sunrise on 24th of June.
St.John's Festival is a must on your summer season
Barcelona city breaks.