Santa Tecla: The “Festa Major” Festival of Tarragona

By | 10 September, 2019 | 0 comments

Santa Tecla

September is here and it is time to kick off the celebrations of Santa Tecla. From September 14th to the 24th, Tarragona dresses up to celebrate the most anticipated event of the year; the annual festival in celebration of its patron saint. Castellers, dances, concerts, correfocs, sardanas... invade the tranquillity of the city for a few days.

Santa Tecla is the festival in celebration of the patron saint of Tarragona and is considered one of the richest traditions in the entire national territory. Its origin dates back to the year 1321 with the arrival of the arm of Santa Tecla through the intercession of the Catalan King Jaume II.

About 500 activities make up the program of events. Locals and visitors enjoy an extensive and varied program of leisure, cultural and gastronomic activities suitable for all audiences.

If you want to enjoy the popular holiday and get to know the history of the city first-hand, our 4* Hotel SB Ciutat Tarragona and our 3* Hotel SB Express Tarragona are ideal places to stay. Their privileged location will allow you to easily access any point of the city and discover the extensive cultural heritage of the ancient Tarraco on foot.

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Enjoy the Santa Tecla festivities with SB Hotels. Book your stay at our 4* Hotel SB Ciutat Tarragona or at our 3* Hotel SB Express Tarragona now and you will get a 21% discount on your reservation. This offer also includes a welcome cocktail, free parking and late check-out until 2pm. Discover all the advantages and live the Festa Major with SB Hotels!

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