Performance and Culture in Catalonia

Apr 04, 2018


Combine performance with culture on a concert tour to Catalonia as you explore a different side to the Costa Brava’s picturesque landscape. Discover the natural beauty of the coastline, sightsee around the bustling city of Barcelona and delve deeper into the history and geographical events that have formed this stunning region.

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Performances

With a range of beautiful performance spaces to choose from, the regions atmospheric venues welcome large and appreciative audiences as locals and tourists gather to enjoy evening concerts on warm summer nights. Take a look at some of the venues your group can perform in in Catalonia…

Montserrat Basilica

The most renowned religious shrine in this region of Spain, the Montserrat Basilica attracts thousands of visitors each year to hear the ‘Escolania’ sing. A recital here is scheduled immediately before or after the Escolania, ensuring a large and appreciative audience.

Barcelona Cathedral

This Gothic masterpiece has played a prominent part in Barcelona’s history and attracts thousands of tourists each year. With its international status this venue makes for a truly special performance for choirs.

Passeig Mossen Clinto Verdaguer, Tossa De Mar

Set against a picturesque backdrop of castle ruins, this seaside promenade attracts large audiences on warm summer evenings for ‘catch-ups’ and concerts. This venue is a fantastic option for ensembles with a light repertoire.


Cultural Excursions

Brimming with sand beaches, rocky headlands, unspoiled coves and a collection of enchanting islands, there’s plenty to explore and discover. Take a look at some of the excursions we offer around the Catalonia area…

Cap De Creus

The rocky headlands, bayhead beaches and offshore islands in the eastern most part of the Iberian Peninsula are wonderful places for you group to explore. Walk along the coastal path to Port de la Selva to view the superb scenery that has inspired many artists over the years inducing Salvador Dali.

Montserrat

Ascend to the top of Montserrat and hike around the fascinating rock structures all the while appreciating the magnificent scenery. The mountain is also the site of the Montserrat Basilica. With some parts dating back to the 11th century, this monastery also houses a museum packed with works of art by painters and sculptors such as El Greco, Dali and Picasso.

La Garrotxa

What is now a rich, dense forested region once was a sea of fire and molten lava. The last volcanic eruption in La Garrotxa took place over 11,000 years ago and today, you can walk up and into the craters to see their ‘innards’ and appreciate the appearance and features of a volcanic landscape.

Want to find out more about combining your performance tour with a cultural experience?

Contact our expert team on 01332 347 828 and we’ll help create a bespoke trip to suit you and your group’s needs!