Calella - The Best Beach on Costa Brava And Only 40km from Barcelona

Calella is a seaside town on the Costa del Maresme, 58 km northeast of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. It is located on the coast between Sant Pol de Mar and Pineda de Mar. Calella is a town with more than 650 years of history, and about three kilometers of beaches with clean sand and intensely blue waters. Calella with its location makes it a first-class coastal destination awarded with the European quality Blue Flag - Calella beach.

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. Barcelona is one of the world's leading tourist, economic, trade fair, and cultural centers, and its influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities.


The participation fee is:

First shift

5 days – 260€ per person (22 - 27.06.2024)

Second shift

5 days– 275€ per person (27.06. – 02.07.2024)

6 days – 310€ per person (27.06. – 03.07.2024)

7 days - 353€ per person (27.06. – 04.07.2024)

It includes:

  • Accommodation in 3* Hotels
  • Full Board (3 meals per day - buffet basis)
  • Participation in 3 Concerts and a Defile
  • Invitation Letter
  • Grattiduted Certificate
  • All expenses of the festival organization

Does NOT include:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Transfers
  • City Tax
  • Parking for the bus
  • Excursions (See the excursion list in the section "Things to do")

For every 25 participants, 26th is free of charge.

The accommodation of the groups will be in 3*** Hotelsin Costa Brava.. The Groups will be accommodated in rooms with 3 and 4 beds with their own bathroom. Each Group can have 3 double rooms, guaranteed by Festival which can be used for the Leaders and Drivers.

Extra charges:
Double Room: from 7 euro/person/day
Single Room: from 33 euro/day
Extra night: from 50 euro/person (Depending on the hotel you choose. The price for the extra night can vary. Please ask your travel agent for details.)

Attention: Under the law of Catalonia (1.11.2012) for the first 7 days of staying in a Hotel additional payment for touristic tax is directly paid to the Hotel:
Hotels 1*/2**/3*** → 0.5 Euro per person/per day (only for guests older than 16 years old)


  • 22/06/2024 - 04/07/2024


22/06 - 04/07
  • 6 days (5 nights) = 260 € per person


The International Folk Festival “Grand Alegria” is a non-competitive sample of traditional dances performed by folklore groups. At the festival may participate in children and youth folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, choirs, as well as groups and performers from other art styles. The age of participants is not limited.

During the festival, each group will have 2-3 performances in Calella in the evening hours. Depending on the number of groups we will let you know about the minutes of your performance. During the day groups are free to visit Barcelona for sightseeing the city attractions or for shopping, or simply enjoy the free time on the beach. Every Group will be rewarded with a Certificate for taking part in the Festival.

The festival organizers will organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from the airport, during the festival days, and back to the same airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed upon according to their number.

The groups coming by bus can use their own transport all the time during the festival and the small journeys around the city. Any expense caused by the usage of the bus (accident, robbing, breakdown, etc...) should be covered by the vehicle’s insurance. Each member must have a travel insurance policy.

Parking for buses (during your stay) is paid by the group at the rate set on the parking place (approximately 18 euro per day).

Festival Program:

1st day - 22.06.
15:00-Arrival and accommodation of the groups at the hotel
19:30-Free Afternoon

2nd day - 23.06.
10:00-FFA Zumba on the beach
10:30-Meeting with FFA representative and short description of the festival program (2 leaders per group max)
19:30-Concert (Depending of the number of the groups we will let you know about the minutes of your performance.)

3rd day - 24.06.
07:30-Breakfast (each group will receive a schedule from the hotel)
10:30-FFA Zumba on the beach
11:15-Beach Volleyball Tournament
13:00-Free Time - Excursion Day – Opportunity to visit Barcelona (You can find more information in “Excursions” section.)

4th day - 25.06.
07:30-Breakfast (each group will receive a schedule from the hotel)
10:30-FFA Zumba on the beach
11:15-Beach Volleyball Tournament
18:00-Concert & Diploma Rewarding (Depending of the number of the groups we will let you know about the minutes of your performance.)

5th day - 26.06.
07:30-Breakfast (each group will receive a schedule from the hotel)
08:00-Free Time
20:30-Flamenco Master Class (learn to dance Flamenco with professional Flamenco dancer)
21:15-ZUMBA group performance

6th day - 27.06.
07:30-Breakfast (each group will receive a schedule from the hotel)
10:00-Departure of the Groups After The Breakfast

The Application Deadline is 22.04.2024

Things to do

Explore Spain like never before!

1. Barcelona Panoramika

All day trip to Barcelona to visit Colombo  Monument, Montjuic Hill - PanoramicView, Olympic Stadium, Magic Fountains,Plaza Espanya, Gran Via, Paseo de Gracia, Casa Batllo – Gaudi, Casa Pedrera – Gaudi, Sagrada Familia – Gaudi and  free time at Plaza Cataluña

2. Barcelona Aquarium

The largest Mediterranean-themed aquarium in the world. Embark on an aquatic journey through the tropical oceans, coral reefs, and marine communities of the Mediterranean. With 35 aquariums and 11,000 animals from 450 species, it's full of sea life to get to know.

3. Camp Nou

Must see places in Barcelona: the Sagrada Família, Park Güell, and FC Barcelona Stadium.

4. Flamenco Show

Experience the passion and music of traditional Spanish Flamenco music and dance. The performance is a fascinating journey through Spanish folklore, music, and dance, from the classics to the purest flamenco. Two hours show program and drink sangria, champagne, or fruit juice.

5. Marienland

Have an unforgettable experience! Enjoy half a day at the wonderful world of Aspro’s parks. Swim, cool off, play with the water and then… relax, rest, and sunbathe in the quiet areas on the lawn around the pool, where you can feel nature all around you.

6. Montserrat

Place where spirituality, nature, and history come together. The mountain and Benedictine Monastery of Montserrat, founded in the 11th century, are located in a natural park 60 km west of Barcelona.

It is well known as the site of the Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which hosts the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary. The mountain is composed of a strikingly pink conglomerate, a form of sedimentary rock. Montserrat is Spain's first National Park.


Trip Planner

It will be our pleasure to make your trip an unforgettable experience!

We can provide the following services for your group:

  • accommodation during the trip (in case you need a sleepover to 
  • your way to the chosen destination)
  • accommodation during the festival event you attend
  • travel and transportation tips and assistance
  • purchasing airplane and bus tickets
  • organizing transportation for a group or individuals
  • assist and advise in the procedure of issuing visas (if needed)

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