Activities to do this Christmas in the province of Girona30.12.2021
If you are near the capital of Girona this Christmas and you do not have plans yet, in this post we bring you some of the best activities and events to attend as a couple, as a family or with friends that take place in the province so that you do not you will not be bored for a single second.
Visit Girona’s Christmas market
Don't miss Girona’s Christmas market at Plaça Independència this Christmas. It has twenty-three wooden houses where you can find all kinds of typical Christmas items (such as figures for the nativity scene, wooden toys, fir trees or tions), as well as handcrafted food products.
Open every day until January 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., except on December 25 and 26 and January 1.
Stroll through the Vic Christmas crafts fair
The turns of the Plaça Major in Vic, capital of the Osona region, will once again host the Christmas craftsmen’s fair, which will have more than thirty exhibitors that sell artisan-made pieces, with products such as incense and candles, clothing and accessories, artistic painting, puppets, jewelry, glass, wooden pieces...
On January 2 and 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on January 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Try your luck in the Gran Quina of Bescanó
If you are a fan of bingo and you are looking for any excuse at home to set up one with your family, this Christmas you cannot miss the Gran Quina of Bescanó, organized by Club Esportiu Bescanó, Club Bàsquet Bescanó and Club Patinatge Bescanó.
This municipality in the Gironés region has one of the most spectacular bingo halls in the entire province of Girona, both due to the large number of visitors and the quality and importance of the prizes that are distributed.
It is held on January 1 and 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Poliesportiu Municipal (Passeig de Sant Jordi).
Attend a living nativity scene
During this time of year, in many Catalan towns live nativity scenes, representations of the birth of Jesus and other religious scenes are celebrated taking advantage of the natural environment.
Some of the most emblematic of the province of Girona are the town of Castell d’Aro (in the Baix Empordà region), known for being the first living nativity scene in Catalonia, it is celebrated on January 1 and 2, 2022, and that of the town of Joanetes (in La Garrotxa), which has the largest star in the world and takes place on January 1 and 2, 2022.
Although you can also visit the living nativity scenes of:
- Bàscara (Alt Empordà) - January 1 and 2, 2022
- Brunyola (La Selva) - January 1 and 2, 2022
- Calonge (Baix Empordà) - January 1 and 2, 2022
- Maçanet de la Selva (La Selva) - January 1 and 2, 2022
- Sant Martí de Llémena (Gironès) - January 2, 2022
- Sant Martí Vell (Gironès) - January 2, 2022
- Vila-Sacra (Alt Empordà) - January 1 and 2, 2022
Receive the Three Wise Men in Girona
On January 5, 2022, the Three Wise Men from the East will visit every corner of the city of Girona. They will have an extensive program of events and actions that will bring magic to all the city's neighborhoods.
From 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., there will be performances by the royal groups in all neighborhoods and at 12:40 p.m. there will be pre-parades in the Parc Central and Plaça del Vi, in the direction of the real camps of Camp de Mart, in the Devesa. In the afternoon, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., the three royal camps will have the presence of Melchor, Gaspar, Baltasar and the entire royal cortege. And at 6:00 p.m., they will walk to La Copa, where the grand final act will take place at 7:45 p.m.
The tour will pass through Caterina Albert street, Prudenci and Bertrana square, Miquel de Palol square, Mestre Francesc Civil street, Joan Brossa square, Poeta Marquina square, Sant Antoni Maria Claret square, Joan Maragall street, Catalunya square, Sant Francesc avenue, Santa Clara street, Independència square (by west road), Ramon Folch avenue and, finally, the clock roundabout to access La Copa.
Take the first bath of 2022 in Lloret de Mar
Do you want to experience a different start of the year? Come make the first dip of the year in Lloret de Mar!
On Sunday, January 9 at 11:00 a.m., the Club Natació Lloret de Mar organizes the XXVII edition of the first swim of the year 2022 on the beach of Lloret de Mar, in front of the facilities of the Lloret de Mar Nautical Club, on Passeig Camprodon i Arrieta, number 40 (in front of the Sa Caleta car park).
A festive act open to everyone, both for those who have the tradition of bathing in the sea during the first day of the year and for those who have never done so.
Rosamar Hotels' team wishes you a Happy New Year!