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Barcelona is much more

April 2015 | Места | Barcelona

Right near the city of Barcelona you’ll find a thousand enjoyable ways to take a break from the urban hustle and bustle.
  • Bridge by Gaudí at the Artigas Gardens. La Pobla de Lillet
  • A human tower of castell at Vilafranca del Penedès
  • Colònia Güell. Santa Coloma de Cervelló
  • Codfish dish of restaurant Abat Cisneros, Montserrat (Bages )

Experience the excitement of the Patum festival in Berga or the Human Tower Day at Vilafranca del Penedès. Spread out your towel on one of the clean sandy beaches along more than 100 kilometres of coastline and collect special moments by building sand castles with your kids, splashing in the sea with friends or walking along the edge of the waves with your partner.

Visit a unique museum, dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant, enjoy your favourite sport, indulge in a wine tasting, see an ancient church or take a walk through the beautiful woods and mountains of one of the 16 nature parks in Barcelona’s surroundings. Or take to the beaches and towns along the coast, the vineyards and wineries of the Penedès, Alella and El Pla de Bages regions, the mountains of the Berguedà area or the plains of Osona and Anoia… Countless exciting and interesting spots assure you of a memorable getaway from the big city.

1. Wine Matching
Visit a winery in the Penedès region to taste excellent still and sparkling wines and to form part of the traditional human towers, listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.

2. Shopping
Big shopping areas are found in Mataró, Sabadell, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Granollers, Igualada and Terrassa. La Roca Village at La Roca del Vallès is an exclusive shopping centre featuring luxury fashion outlets.

3. Modernisme
See Gaudí amidst Nature at the Artigas Gardens in the nearby Berguedà region or in the Colònia Güell in Santa Coloma de Cervelló, both built by the renowned Catalan genius of architecture.

4. Cuisine
Travelling the xató route, taking part in culinary workshops of the Alicia Foundation in Sant Fruitòs de Bages or dining in a restaurant with Michelin stars are a few of the options near Barcelona.

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