Valles Oriental

  

Picnic in Vallès Oriental county

Vallès Oriental county offers all the ingredients to spend a great day out having a picnic: with the perfect climate and accessible zones wich are of great interest terms of landscape and nature. The majority of the suggestions that we present below also offer all kind of ...

Active tourism

The county’s nature richness, good communication and high quality service make Vallès Oriental an ideal destination in order to carry out active tourism. Multi-adventure activities, rides on horseback, courses at Circuit de Catalunya, cyclotourism, guided excursions, ...

Tourist Information offices and points

Information point of Aiguafreda · Address: Parc de la Carretera de Ribes, Aiguafreda · Phone number: 938 440 154 · E-mail: p.montseny.aguafre@diba.cat Tourist information office Caldes de Montbui · ...

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HOW TO GET THERE Granollers is located at 32 km from NE de Barcelona city. Strategically our region has the main Airoports of Catalonia, and those are: Aeroport de Barcelona (44 Km) Aeroport de Girona (64 Km) And the main roads are: AP-7: Toll ...

Shops, markets and artisan

The Vallès Oriental is a county well communicated and strategically placed. It is in the middle of several road links, from north to south as from east to west. For this reason the commercial activity is so important in our county, represented by the commercial villages ...

Culture

The Eastern Valles is also a place of culture, which finds form and expression in varous works such as the Museu Arxiu Tomas Balvey in Cardedeu or the Abelló Museum in Mollet. The Abello Museum is centred around the painter and collector Joan Abelló and has many ...

Sport

Vallès Oriental is a reference point for sports due to the great number of relevant sportive activities carried out all year round as well as the county’s sport teams’ high level. A lot of them are outstanding both nationally and internationally such as Granollers ...

Sustainability

WHAT IS THE BIOSPHERE COMMITMENT? The Biosphere Commitment is a commitment voluntarily acquired by the establishments or entities of the tourism sector to work with a specific methodology, the tourism sustainability of the destination. The Consell Comarcal del ...

Gastronomy

Vallès Oriental has always been a land for those who were busy in Catalonia. This coming and going brought a variety of cooking concepts to its cuisine that together with recent innovations have shaped a present cuisine traditionally based but with a touch of modernity. ...

Modernism

The Barcelona bourgeoisie made summer holidaying fashionable at the turn of the twentieth century, that is to say, a private box in the Licieu and a summer house in Cardedeu. These were families seeking cool summer refuge in a splendid mansion. Many of these mansions, ...

Nature

The Vallès Oriental offers a wide variety of natural landscapes situated close to Barcelona. From lowland places, filled with little hills, small valleys and rushing streams to the roughest places situated at the highest peaks of Montseny. Both of these options are ...

Thermalism

Over a long period of time, La Garriga and Caldes de Montbui have known how to make the most of Nature’s gift of thermal waters. The Romans had already come across it and its mark can still be witnessed in the Roman Villa of Can Terres in La Garriga and in the thermal ...

Viles Florides

Viles Florides is an acknowledgment to the work of the municipalities for the improvement of the urban space and those initiatives of the public and private sphere where the flower and the plant are protagonists. The main initiative is to distinguish the municipalities ...

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