9 Reasons to Escape for a Weekend in September 2020

Actualizado: sep 9

Spain has a lot to offer each month of the year. Back to school and the new normality is a challenge but we have prepared a list with 9 events which will take place in different parts of Spain. Find your favourite one and create memories.


Important note: Spain Travel Journal is not responsible if some of the below events has been suspended, change location, timing or capacity due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please check the web site of the event for more information.

TRAVEL TO MADRID...

What? Art Gallery Weekend 2020. The event attracts collectors, experts and curators from all over the world who will find a selection of high quality works by Spanish and international artists specializing in disciplines, such as painting, sculpture or photography. Apertura Madrid has become consolidated as one of the most important Gallery Weekends in the world, only behind Berlin in terms of the number of visitors.

When? September, 10th -13th

Where? Different galleries in Madrid

Event Program? Check the web for more information

Fee: free

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town


TRAVEL TO VALENCIA...

What? CIV Interregional Motorcycling Championship.

When? September, 12th-13th

Where? Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia

Event Program? Check the web for more information

Fee: Book in advance

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town


TRAVEL TO TARRAGONA...

What? The Santa Tecla Festival 2020. This annual festival when the town of Tarragona celebrates the patron of the city with historical dances, open-air concerts and delicious Mediterranean food. One of the top attractions is the Human Towers (Castellers in Catalan). Don't miss this fiesta!

When? September, 15th-24th

Where? Tarragona

Event Program? Check the web for more information and download the app

Fee: free

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town

More about: Discover the Best of Tarragona in 48hrs

TRAVEL TO SAN SEBASTIAN...

What? International Film Festival. Big stars and young directors. The entire national and international film panoply flocks to San Sebastián every September to attend the most cosmopolitan event of the year: Zinemaldia, or the International Film Festival, one of the biggest of its kind in Europe alongside the Festival de Cannes and the Venice Mostra.

When? September, 18th-26th

Where? San Sebastian (Donosti)

Event Program? Check the web for more information

Fee: book in advance

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town


TRAVEL TO RIOJA...

What? San Mateo Festivities. This year, due to the Covid-19 the big fiesta in Logroño has been cancelled. The good news is that the grape harvest is the ideal time to get close to the wineries in Rioja Region and some tapas in the famous Laurel Street in Logroño.

When? September, 21st

Where? Logroño, Rioja

Event Program? There is no event program, but if you are interested of unique wine experiences in the region, check the post

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town


TRAVEL TO BARCELONA...

What? Fiesta de Merce 2020. Still not clear if this year Barcelona will celebrate the big local fiesta, but Barcelona is always a good choice for a week or only weekend escape. Spain Travel Journal will maintain you turned.

When? September, 24th

Where? Barcelona

Event Program? Check the web for more information

Fee: free

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town

Don't forget to check also: Barcelona Like a Local: Walking in the Clouds

TRAVEL TO MARBELLA...

What? Art Marbella 2020. Art Marbella is the first major modern & contemporary art fair in the Costa del Sol, Spain. An event that allows collectors, artists, curators and art lovers to appreciate, enjoy, educate themselves, and acquire artworks of exceptional quality.

When? September, 24th - October, 3rd

Where? Marbella

Event Program? Check the web for more information

Fee: book in advance

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town


TRAVEL TO GIRONA...

What? Sea Otter Europe Bike Festival Sea Otter Europe brings together a complete sportive events program for professionals, amateurs, and children ready to make you enjoy a full cycling weekend! Don't miss the bike show in Europe!

When? September, 25th-27th

Where? Gerona

Event Program? Check the web for more information

Fee: free for visitors

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town


TRAVEL TO BILBAO...

What? BreakOnStage 2020 is the International Festival of Urban Culture. 100 urban dance groups compete in 3 qualifiers, the best groups will be in the grand final. In total of 3 stages: Urban Stage, Scooter Freestyle, BMX Big Jump.

When? September, 26th

Where? Arena, Bilbao

Event Program? Check the web for more information

Fee: book in advance

Where to stay? Find the best hotels in town