Cultural heritage

 

Throughout the county there is artistic, historical and archaeological evidence that is part of the Vallesan cultural heritage. Human occupation in the county goes a long way back. Nowadays, remains from different periods can still be observed.

Some of them are the Dolmen at Pedra Gentil and the Dolmen at Pedra de l'Arca, which show a Neolithic past; the remains at Turó del Vent or the ones at Puig del Castell, which show footprints from Iberian tribes who lived there; and some farmhouses such as Can Pradell de la Serra, Can Bosch and Ca l'Oller de Fuirosos, which transmit the essence of agriculture life that has been disappearing little by little in the last fifty years.

Church of Sant Fèlix

Romanesque church of the 11th century

Laundry of Santa Esperança, Termal Baths El Safareig

Old laundry built in the mid-nineteenth century, after more than 20 years without being used has been rehabilitated and converted into El Safareig Thermal Baths, a public space where you can enjoy a bath with the therapeutic and relaxing properties of mineral-medicinal water.

Sant Sebastià de Montmajor

It is a small town located 12 km from Caldes de Montbui, on the north slope of El Farell, surrounded by mountains. The Sant Sebastià Valley preserves all the charm of nature. In this, we find the Romanesque church of the eleventh century. Inside, we can admire Antoni Vila Arrufat fresco paintings made between 1945 and 1950 and a wooden Sant Sebastià by the artist ...

Fountain of the lion

It is the thermal water source most characteristic of the population from where the water comes out at 74ºC of temperature. The Font del Lleó was built in 1581 and was renovated in 1822. Even and the reforms, the gargoyle and the back wall were preserved over time. The fountain, as we can see it today, dates from 1927, year in which it was restored by Manuel Raspall. ...

Roman baths

The town of Caldes was, in Roman times, a thermal station founded on the spring of hot water that flows. The primordial function of this group was to cure the innumerable patients who arrived at the place from different points of Roman Hispania. The building that is contemplated in the Plaça de la Font del Lleó, is only a small part of the great thermal complex that ...