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CHARMING RURAL TOURISM

Alt Penedés - Land Cavas

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Recommended Activities

Routes
 
Wine Tours:
One of the main attractions of the region. A few minutes are the most important wine country Bodegas Torres, Codorniu and Freixenet, in addition to other many cellars of the penedes
Cister Tours:
Route where you can visit the monasteries of Poblet, Santes Creus and Vallbona de les Monges, from the XI-XII centuries.
 
Route of Silence:
To know without haste the vineyards and the culture of the Alt Penedès, there are 3 routes that with some points of interest in your way.

Cultural Visits (Historical Heritage)
Vilafranca del Penedès: Where is the Museo del Vino (VINSEUM)
and Modernista Route (12 km)
Sant Martí Sarroca: Near Torrelles de Foix, there is a 12th century castle you can visit it with a guide
Arboç: town where you can visit a faithful imitation of the Giralda in Seville (24 km)
Sitges town internationally known for its architecture and beaches (28 km)
Vilanova i la Geltrú: Beaches, Railway Museum, House Papiol, Ruta Modernista and many shops (25 km)
Capellades Paper Museum, its main attraction to visit with the possibility of workshops (27 km)
Tarragona: Walled city very rich in monuments and history, declared a World Heritage Site (50 km)
Sant Sadurní d'Anoia: The Capital of Cava where you can also visit the Chocolate Museum (Simon Coll) (28 km)
Montserrat Monastery: One of the most important temples of Catalonia must visit if you did not know (60 km)

Other towns of interest:
The Llacuna, Querol, Piera, Altafulla, Santa Coloma de Queralt, Esplugues de Francolí, Montblanc, Reus, Aiguaviva

Other Castles to visit:
Castle Olérdola to 20 minutes towards Vilanona i Gertru can visit these archaeological sites.
Castle Castellet i la Gornal along the marsh of Foix, this charming village is located. (25 km)
Claramunt Castle: the X century, considered one of the 10 most important castles in Catalonia. It is located in La Pobla de Claramunt, just 32 km.
Mediona castle can be visited by arranged visits.
Castle-Convent of Penyafort is located in Santa Margarida i els Monjos to 20 minutes.
Foix Castle and Chapel of Santa Maria de Foix, currently there are only fragments of the castle but the visit to the chapel offers spectacular views of the Penedès a few minutes drive. (10 min)


Sports and leisure
Hiking: Without car, you can make beautiful walks among vineyards or the many existing water sources in the area, as the "Font de les Dous" with 35 water pipes.
Cycling: area ideal for sport of cycling, and cycling trips to some of the many wineries in the area with expert guides on the subject. If you prefer you can rent bicycles only.
Horse: Horseback rides are organized by the vines, near the house.
Paintball: You can enjoy this fun activity in an ideal environment for this practice.
Theme Parks: Aqualeón (Albinyana), Parque de les Deus (Sant Quintin de Mediona), Aquatonic (Montbrió del Camp) and Port Aventura (Tarragona), more distant situated 75 km: A few minutes drive from the following parks are .
Unique spaces: Landscape with very specific characteristics, the result of mining that has given rise to the Ponds of Vilobí


Gastronomy
The culinary and its more typical dishes like the "xató", the duck and "calçots"
We will recommend the best restaurants in our area
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