The night of Sant Joan
On the night of 23 June, the beaches of the Costa Dorada bear silent witness to this tradition, which is deeply rooted in Catalan culture. Fire as a purifying element makes this night a tribute to the summer solstice. Water as another of the symbols of Sant Joan invites us to take a purifying bath and relive this ancestral tradition, the closing of one cycle and the beginning of another.
The origins of this celebration date back to the festivities that ancient civilisations held on the arrival of the summer solstice. It is said to be a night to make wishes and get luck, bathe in the sea, jump the waves, ...
Let's welcome summer 2021 in a very special way on the Costa Dorada.