Fiesta in Cartagena

Carthagineses y Romanos

For 10 days during September, locals play war games in a colourful fiesta that re-enacts the battles between rival Carthaginian and Roman occupiers during the Second Punic War.

Religious in Cartagena

Semana Santa

During Easter week, Cartagena’s haunting, elaborate processions are quite a sight.

Music in Cartagena

La Mar de Músicas

Bringing the best of world music to Cartagena, this annual festival is held in the castle’s auditorium throughout July. Part of the programming each year is devoted to several artists from a particular country.