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Afraid of heights? Well, you don't have to join in – just watch instead! The Human Tower Competition takes place in Tarragona on even-numbered years in October. You can be one of 6,000 spectators whose knees will go weak at the sight of the Concurs...more
Went to see the practicing of the human towers and we thought it was amazing.
We stopped in Salou and before we went we found out about Tarragona and the human towers.
We have always wanted to see this and we found on the Saturday...More
Sant Magi. A week of exciting events with the dragons fight and fireworks, the parade of the giants, and the superb human towers comprising men, women and children. Your heart is in your mouth as they go higher and higher
Purely by chance I asked the tourist office in Tarragona what was on as part of the fiesta and was told about the human tower climbing down on the waterfront. Many people in different coloured shirts and all in white trousers assembled and formed gigantic...More
We timed our visit to Spain so we would be able to see the Concurs de Castells (Human Tower Competition) in Tarragona on the final weekend. As another reviewer mentioned, the tickets to the finals on Oct.2 sold out quickly.....actually in 5 minutes. Therefore, we...More
We booked tickets late so only managed the Saturday. However we were told later that tickets for the Sunday final sold out in under an hour. 5€/ticket & has to rate as the best VFM of all time.
Bit chaotic getting in to venue &...More
Watched the Human Tower events inside the Roman Coliseum in town of Tarragona. Village after village competed to show their family, historical, human, significant achievements using their collective strength, balance and lack of fear of heights. Amazing! It's easy to understand that you need huge...More