Surroundings

PenedesLocated near Barcelona, the Alt Penedès region is known for being part of Designation of Origin Penedès, area surrounded by beaches, like Sitges; mountains, as Montserrat, with multiple vineyards and country houses that characterize the landscape.

Green zones, like Olèrdola Neolithic Park, and its archaeological complex; the monuments of Sant Martí Sarroca, with Santa Maria’s Church and towns like Sant Sadurní D’Anoia or Vilafranca del Penedès, showcases the best of the Penedès region.

Activities / What to visit

In the Penedès area there are several places that to visit:
· Natural sites, as Les Fonts de les Deus.
· Remains of castles from other eras, such as Gelida Castle.
· Or monumental and architectural complexes, such as Monumental Olèrdola.

Useful Information

ALT PENEDÈS TOURISM OFFICE
C/ Hermenegild Clascar, 1-3
08720 – Vilafranca del Penedès
Phone: +34 93 817 01 60
www.enoturismepenedes.cat

“CASTELL DE GELIDA” Interpretation Centre
Camí del Castell – Castell de Gelida
08790 Gelida
Phone: (+34) 93 779 01 46
www.castellgelida.org
www.castellgelida.org

LAVERN (SUBIRATS) TOURIST OFFICE
Estació Vitivinícola. Estació Renfe de Lavern s/n
08739 – Lavern (Subirats)
Phone: (+34) 93 899 34 99
www.turismesubirats.com

SANT SADURNÍ D’ANOIA TOURIST OFFICE
C/Hospital, 26 – 08770 – Sant Sadurní d’Anoia
Phone: (+34) 93 891 31 88
www.turismesantsadurni.com

VILAFRANCA DEL PENEDÈS TOURIST OFFICE
C/ de la Cort, 14 – 08720 – Vilafranca del Penedès
Phone: (+34) 93 818 12 54
www.turismevilafranca.com

GELIDA CASTLE 
(Gelida)
Phone: 937 790 146
www.castellgelida.org

MEDIONA CASTLE 
(Mediona)
Phone: 938 985 701
www.castelldemediona.blogspot.com

PENYAFORT CASTLE
(Santa Margarida i els Monjos)
Phone: 938 186 928 ((Molí del Foix Nature and History Interpretation Centre)
www.elfoix.net

FESTA MAJOR HOUSE
(Vilafranca del Penedès)
Phone: 938 181 254 (Vilafranca del Penedès Tourist Office)
www.turismevilafranca.com

SANTA MARIA BASILICA BELL TOWER
(Vilafranca del Penners)
Phone: 938 181 254 (Vilafranca del Penedès Tourist Office)
www.turismevilafranca.com

OLÈRDOLA HISTORIC SITES 
(Olèrdola)
Phone: 938 901 420 / 675 782 936
www.mac.cat/cat/Seus/Olerdola

LA ROCA ARCHITECTURAL SITES
(Sant Martí Sarroca)
Phone: 938 991 669
www.santmartisarroca.net

LES DEUS FOUNTAINS AND CAVERNS
(Sant Quintí de Mediona)
Phine: 938 998 028 (St. Quintí de Mediona City Council)
www.santquintimediona.cat

SANT SEBASTIÀ DELS GORGS MONASTERY
(Avinyonet del Penedès)
Phone: 938 172 868 (Tríade – Cultural services)

OLÈRDOLA REGIONAL PARK AND GARRAF NATURAL PARK
(Alt Penedès i Garraf)
Phone: 935 971 819
www.diba.cat/parcsn

FOIX NATURAL PARK 
(Alt Penedès i Garraf)
Phone: 977 670 169
www.diba.cat/parcs

VINSEUM. CATALONIA WINE CULTURE MUSEUM
(Vilafranca del Penedès)
Phone: 938 900 582
www.vinseum.cat

SitgesSitges is a city surrounded by beaches and mountains, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Garraf Natural Park, located in the south of Barcelona. It is known for the International Fantastic Film Festival; although all the people who visit it repeated experience for its tranquility and its charming places:

· Its light, claim national and international artists, painters, writers, sculptors, etc…
· The architectural heritage with unique buildings like Cau Ferrat and Palau Maricel.
· Its 17 beaches and 3 marinas: among the best known include Port d’Aiguadolç, Garraf and Ginesta.
· Its proximity to Barcelona and Airport El Prat, 20 and 25 minutes respectively.

For all this and much more, Sitges is known and loved by all as a uniquely charming Mediterranean town.

Come and discover it!
Hotel Port Sitges

Useful Information

For information about Sitges and the activities available at:
Sitges Tourism

Barcelona
Barcelona is located on the Mediterranean Sea, at the south of the Pyrenees mountain chain and the border with France.

Barcelona is one of the cities that accommodate the most volume of tourists in Spain, due to its wide variety of attractions and charming locations. The variety of artistic, architectural and cultural treasures offered; make Barcelona one of the best cities in the touristic sector.

Visiting Barcelona must not miss:
Modernism. Thanks to Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona is known around the word for “La Sagrada Familia” and “La Pedrera”.
The Green Parks. The “Parc Güell” is one of the lungs of the city. Do not miss the spectacular views over Barcelona.
Museums, such as Pablo Picasso, or Cosmocaixa
La Rambla and the Port of Barcelona, where all styles are mixed in a modern Barcelona.

Useful Information

Overview
www.bcn.es (Barcelona City Council)
www.gencat.cat (Generalitat de Catalunya)
www.cambrescat.es (Catalonia Chambers of Commerce)
www.barcelonaturisme.com (Barcelona Tourism)
www.firabcn.es (Fira de Barcelona)
www.apb.es (Barcelona Port)
www.barcelona-tourist-guide.com (Barcelona Tourist Guide)
www.loveeventseurope.com/index_esp.html (Event Organizer)
Weather Forecast:
www.espanol.weather.com
www.holiday-weather.com/barcelona/index.html
www.cnn.com/weather

Airlines
www.iberia.es (Iberia Airlines)
www.britishairways.com (British Airways Airlines)
www.klm.es (KLM Royal Dutch Airlines)
www.lufthansa.com (Lufthansa)
www.alitalia.com (Alitalia)
www.airfrance.es (Air France)
www.aireuropa.com (Air Europa)
www.spanair.com (Spanair)
www.easyjet.com (Easyjet)
www.vueling.com (Vueling)
www.ryanair.com (Ryanair)
www.clickair.com (Clickair)

Transport
www.tmb.net (Barcelona Metropolitan Transportation)
www.aena.es (Airport)
www.renfe.es (Train)
www.automovilesdachs.com (Car rental)
www.avis.es (Car rental)
www.fgc.net (Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat de Catalunya – FFGC)

Culture and art
www.mnac.es (National Art Museum of Catalonia)
www.bcn.fjmiro.es (Miró Foundation)
www.obrasocial.lacaixa.es/centros/caixaforumbcn_es.html (Caixa Forum)
www.poble-espanyol.com (Poble Espanyol)
www.teatrelliure.com (Teatre Lliure)
www.liceubarcelona.com (Gran Teatre del Liceu)
www.palaumusica.org (Palau de la Música)
www.macba.es (MACBA, Museum of Contemporary Art)
www.museupicasso.bcn (Picasso Museum)

Leisure (restaurants and entertainment)
www.barcelonastyle.com
www.bcnrestaurantes.com
www.riasdegalicia.com (Rias de Galicia Restaurant)
www.teatrelliure.com/cas/infor/restaurant.htm (El Lliure Restaurant )
www.restaurantelche.com (Elche Restaurant)
www.mnac.es/visitamuseu/vis_serveis.jsp?lan=002 (Oleum Restaurant)
www.barcelona.com/barcelona_directory/restaurants/tapas/quimet_quimet/ (Tapas Quimet & Quimet Restaurant)

Things to do
www.barcelonaturisme.com (Catalunya Bus Turistic – Trips around Catalonia)
www.fcbarcelona.com (FC Barcelona Museum)
www.bicicletabarcelona.com (Barcelona by bike)
www.cathelicopters.com (Barcelona from the air)
www.tmb.net (Montjuïc cablecar)
www.aquariumbcn.com (Barcelona Aquarium)
www.zoobarcelona.com (Barcelona Zoo)
www.imaxportvell.com (much more than a theatre…)