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Between the sea and mountain chains is El Maresme, an area that conserves a surprising mountain landscape, with outstanding parks— El Montnegre i el Corredor and Serralada Litoral—next to the Mediterranean Sea, where Alella DO wine is produced. The region was the summer home of Barcelona’s middle class at the turn of the twentieth century, hence its interesting examples of Catalan Art Nouveau architecture, particularly in Canet de Mar, Mataró and Argentona. A singular feature is the large number of museums found here, some of them dedicated to curious subjects, such as lace making, earthenware jugs, nativity scenes, molluscs and pharmacy. Cultural festivals, music festivals, craft fairs, local festivals and numerous gastronomy events are just some of the many other attractions of the region.

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26/10/2013al24/11/2014
Exposició Mercedes Rodrí­guez: Els meus moments
Argentona

20/03/2014al11/01/2015
Exposició: Arenys de Mar, 1714. Un poble en peu de guerra
Arenys de Mar

14/04/2014al21/12/2014
El Tricentenari a Sant Vicenç de Montalt
Sant Vicenç de Montalt

14/06/2014al30/08/2014
Festival de Música del Maresme
Premià de Dalt

04/07/2014al29/08/2014
Nits d'estiu a Calella
Calella

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