Here's Why You Need To Visit Saudi Arabia's Magical Winter At Tantora Festival

BY Kasia Truscott / Jan 9 2020 / 10:52 AM

Experience once-in-a-lifetime experiences, music and culture in the heart of a pristine desert wonderland

Here's Why You Need To Visit Saudi Arabia's Magical Winter At Tantora Festival
Al Ula
Here's Why You Need To Visit Saudi Arabia's Magical Winter At Tantora Festival
Al Ula
Here's Why You Need To Visit Saudi Arabia's Magical Winter At Tantora Festival
Al Ula
Here's Why You Need To Visit Saudi Arabia's Magical Winter At Tantora Festival
Al Ula
Here's Why You Need To Visit Saudi Arabia's Magical Winter At Tantora Festival
Al Ula
Here's Why You Need To Visit Saudi Arabia's Magical Winter At Tantora Festival
Al Ula

A festival that promises the added bonus of an enchanting destination on top of its exhilirating line up of events, performances and activities is hard to come by. A place that offers the perfect balance of sanctuary solitude and life-changing adventure is even harder. But Saudi Arabia's unique Winter at Tantora Festival - which runs until March 7, 2020 - delivers just that.

In an exciting series of exclusive weekend events that have been running since 19 December 2019, visitors have been given the chance to explore the deeply historical region of Al Ula. Tucked away in the heart of the Medina Region, Al Ula is one of Saudia Arabia's best kept secrets - home to the Kingdom's first-ever UNESCO heritage site, this magical desert landscape is offering festival goers the opportunity to indulge in a stunning variety of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including soaring above the clouds in a hot air balloon or classic vintage aircraft.

The official Al Ula UNESCO Heritage site will officially open its doors to all members of the public in October 2020. Winter at Tantora, however, offers an exclusive preview at some of Al Ula's most magical qualities. 

From experiencing world-class musical artists, such as Andrea Bocelli, Yanni, Enrique Iglesias, and Lionel Richie live in concert in the mirrored Mayara concert hall, to exploring the majestic sandstone mountains and sand-swept canyons, there truly is something for everyone to match every unique interest at this rich arts and culture festival. 

Some of this month's most exciting highlights inlcude the Al Ula Balloon Festival and a live concert from funk-jazz legend ​Jamiroquai, as well as the world's first ever desert polo tournament, which will see some of the most prestigious players and patrons in the world of polo in attendance.

For tickets and more information on upcoming events, visit experiencealula.com.

We'll see you there.