Festina united Swiss craftsmanship and incredible Japanese accuracy in order to produce both, comfort and aesthetic watches. Whether your choice will be hi-tech sport chronograph or elegant trendy watch from Festina, you’ll get the best for less.
Festina launched the production of high quality watches in 1902, at the small watch making factory in La Chaux-de-Fonds, in Switzerland.
During over 100 years, Festina has made a great success, following its principals to offer watches with superb performances, at affordable prices.
The company had been well known as a manufacturer of Swiss made mechanical watches with a highest accuracy, until a crisis of self-winding timepieces forced it to change a strategy.
Spanish watchmaker Miguel Rodriguez, owner of Lotus watch brand, bought Festina in 1989 and created the group Festina Lotus S.A, which also holds a Calypso, Candino and Jaguar watch brands.
The company with new headquarters in Barcelona, preserved a tradition and soul of Swiss watchmaker, but found a new hart for variety of new models – the most accurate Japanese quartz mechanisms.
Innovative features and materials that touched the high-end of watchmaking, such as chromium and titanium, ensured the rapid progress of Festina watch brand.
Thanks to its values, which are present in more than 65 countries, Festina is one of leading brands in Europe and also a best seller in Spain.
Company offers a wide product range of elegant, equipped and highly accurate watches, but Festina’s sports chronographs made it be recognizable all over the world.
Unique chronographs from Festina, available in steel, titanium and combined material, feature a range of functions – stopwatch, calendar, alarm, second time zone, timer and many others.
As the official timekeeper of Tour de France, the most famous bike race, Festina manufactured the Tour de France Alarm Chronograph watch, the brand’s biggest star.
Its latest incarnation, the Festina Road Warrior Chronograph, which was made of carbon fiber, and steel, along with a gear chain design crown protector, set the highest standards, even for world’s best watchmakers.
Festina dedicates the Road Warrior to all Tour de France bicyclists and generally to all athletes who aspire to higher results.
Festina is also the sponsor of the Giro d Italia, Spain’s La Vuelta, the Tour of Poland, marathons such as Berlin, Hamburg and Karsthand and BMX events in France.
Of course, Festina isn’t just a sport watch brand; it made a great result, producing timepieces for almost every occasion.
In 1996, Festina produced the Mecaquartz, a watch with a combination of mechanical and quartz movement.
Three years later, the company created its own line of gold watches, Festina Oro, which amazed the world with fashionable design and great performance.
Festina achieved the enormous commercial success around the world with Collection number 9 and the Milano collection of glamorous lady’s watches, characterized by its innovation and the wide range of its design.
The most perfect combination of materials, which characterized the Festina Ceramic collection, rounded off a great growth of the watch brand.