La Patum festival in Berga

La Patum is a unique centuries-old festival held at Corpus Christi in the town of Berga. It was listed as a UNESCO Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005.

  • Rafael López-Monné
  • Rafael López-Monné
  • Rafael López-Monné

La Patum is a traditional festival held every year in the town of Berga. In 2005, it was listed as a UNESCO Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity for its cultural, historical, and heritage value.

La Patum is one of the most popular festivals in Catalonia, attracting visitors from all over the country who flock to Berga every year to see the spectacle. The event takes place over five days at Corpus Christi (a moveable feast falling in May or June).

Highlights from the festival can be seen at La Patum Visitor Centre in Berga.