Logroño Art Festival “Actual” in January

Logroño Art Festival

2 – 7 January 2018

Logrono Art Festival “Actual”

Logroño is hosting a big art festival, called ACTUAL which is held in January.

Music, painting and sculpture are the three main parts of the week long festival.


Music is mainly rock and pop.

The participating bands are competing with each other on three consecutive days.

The venue for the music performers is Logrono’s Rioja Cultural Center and ticket prices vary.

Sculpture and Painting

The venue for temporary sculpture and painting is the Sports Stadium of Logroño.

There you also can watch a mini film festival.

More about Logrono

Situated on the shore of the river Ebro, Logrono is the capital of the La Rioja province in Spain.

Old historic town

Have a look at the sights in the historical part of Logroño.

Walk along the Ebro river and see the many baroque and Gothic buildings which bear witness to Logroño’s past.

Eat some “Pinxos”

Sustenance is also guaranteed in Logroño which was the gastronomic capital of Spain in 2012.

Go to Calle Laurel and Calle San Juan where you will find one tapas bar after another.

Here the famous Spanish snacks are not called tapas but pinxos.

They are small slices of bread heaped with the most delicious and sometimes extravagant toppings.

Eat enough, washed down with the famous Rioja red wine, and you won’t need a sit down meal, but will be ready to enjoy the art festival all day and all night.

Rioja Wine Festival

The famous Rioja wines comes from this region, and Logroño has a big celebration of the Rioja Wine Harvest Festival in September every year.

Places to stay and hotel tips

Hotel los Bracos is situated in the center of Logroño, very close to the famous Calle Laurel and cathedral and it features air conditioned rooms that have a classic style décor and free WiFi Internet.

loc bracos

This hotel serves a breakfast buffet daily and its restaurant is in the sign of Riojan cuisine with oriental touches.

Because of the fact that this city is in the center of many vineyards, even if you come before or after Rioja Wine Harvest Festival, you’ll find exquisite wines that are coming from this region.

The hotel is only a 15 minutes walk to the bus and train station.

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