Combining a wonderful time enjoying the beaches and the Costa Brava coastline with the best music in the region is a recipe for success for any holiday in the area, and there are plenty of music festivals on offer in this part of Spain. Whether you are looking for beautiful classical music in a beautiful location or upbeat music in one of the vibrant towns with their lively nightlife, there is a music festival to suit most tastes on the Costa Brava.

Festival Torroella de Montgrí , Torroella

This wonderful festival of classical and Catalan music has been a fixture on the calendar in Torroella for nearly two decades, and has a very special atmosphere thanks to the historic surroundings where the concerts are held. From famous philharmonic orchestras through to internationally renowned pianists and soloists, this festival is a wonderful experience that offers the Costa Brava's take on culture and classical music.

Beats And Fish Fest, Tossa de Mar

Held in the town of Tossa de Mar, this great festival is a wonderful one for those looking for a party, as the majority of the acts performing at the festival are electronic DJs and bands. The festival is held in July, and as the name suggests there are also plenty of opportunities to try the local seafood in the town, while the festival also hosts a DJ workshop for younger visitors in the early evening.

Costa Brava Jazz Festival, Palafrugell

This festival is dedicated to some of the best local musicians, with the young jazz musicians finding a great platform to show off their skills with an audience where visitors and locals mix seamlessly. This is a festival that is the culmination of the summer tourist season, held in early October every year, while the weather is still warm and pleasant, and offers a great visitor experience.

International Music Festival Of Peralada Castle

The stunning surroundings of Castell Peralda are truly impressive, with the stone fortifications softened by the ivy climbing the walls, which is particularly dramatic at night when it is illuminated. This festival is held in July and August, and offers classical music and performance, including opera, ballet and chamber music, while those looking to enjoy some of the local culture can enjoy the wonderful flamenco performances presented too.

Cap Roig Festival, Palafrugell

Having been on the calendar in Palafrugell for over a decade, this wonderful festival is hosted in the amazing surroundings of the town's castle and botanical gardens, which makes for a remarkable atmosphere. The festival is a celebration spanning July and August, and features concerts from the some of the most popular international and Spanish artists.

Calonge Music Festival

This is the oldest festival to have been held annually on the Costa Brava, and has recently been revamped and is also marketed under the name of {Interludi}. The festival offers a variety of different music styles and other artistic performances, along with festival grounds that includes some of the best food and drink produced in the region.