Ebre Connect Summer 2016 - Page 8

WHAT’S ON Summer highlights Our favourite events during July, August and September. Come along and join in! July Saturday 9 St Cristofol, El Perelló The day of the patron saint of travellers is marked with lorries being blessed then driving through El Perelló, followed by a party at the Ermita in the evening. Thursday 14 until Sunday 17 Festa Verge del Carme, L’Ampolla This event honours fishermen, and on the evening of 16 July there is a spectacular procession of boats out of the harbour, finishing with fireworks over the sea. Book a table at a harbourside restaurant and enjoy the spectacle over dinner. Kingdom of Aragon with its privileged position near to both the River Ebro and the sea. This festival has been awarded a badge of national tourist interest and features medieval cuisine, street performances theatre productions, and much more. 8 Ebre Connect, Summer 2016 Thursday 21 until Sunday 24 Festa del Renaixement, Tortosa A celebration of the Renaissance, when Tortosa was one of the main cities of the Saturday 30 Festa Jove, El Perelló A crazy night of correfocs (firerunning), foam and dancing – great for teenagers, not so good for toddlers. From 10pm.