Never-ending vineyards represent the Alt Penedès unique landmark. Scattered with farmhouses and small rural towns, the region showcases a surprising architectural and archaeological heritage.

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Wine routes of Barcelona

Barcelona is the land of wines. More than 2,500 years ago, the Romans and Iberians cultivated vines to produce the favourite drink of the gods, a drink that has shaped the landscape and culture of the regions of Barcelona. Just a stone’s throw from the city, you can enjoy three DO (Designation of Origin) wine areas that offer such a wide range of activities and experiences that you’ll want to keep coming back to try them all.

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The kingdom of cava

If you want to know everything about the world of cava, the town of Sant Sadurní d'Anoia has a cava centre, where you can expand your knowledge and hear lots of anecdotes. Cava Centre, a former distillery built in 1814, now offers a fascinating journey through the kingdom of the bubbly elixir – a drink that has demolished the boundaries of the regions of Barcelona.

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The Miravinya route: lookout points of the wine-growing landscape

La Cadira (The Chair), La Bardera (named after a nearby ancient farmhouse), El Circell (The Tendril), Sant Pau (Saint Paul) and Balcó del Penedès (Balcony of the Penedès) are the names of the five lookout points that form part of the Miravinya route. This route, designed to be travelled by car, is a fantastic way to discover a good part of the geography of the Alt Penedès region, along with its culture and history. In addition to vineyards, you can also explore mediaeval castles, paper mills, chapels, monasteries, towns and villages, and natural areas of great interest.

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Bottled sensations

To enter the domains of the Penedès DO is to open oneself up to a world of sensations where everything is possible. You can taste the elixir extracted from the xarel·lo grape variety, smell the numerous species of medicinal plants, enjoy a waterfall and thrill to the sight of a human tower being crowned by the enxaneta (typically, a child of about five years old). Accompany us on this route through Alt Penedès, a land that leaves its mark.

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Rooster Fair of Vilafranca del Penedès
Gastronomy and wine tourism

In keeping with the tradition, as Christmas draws near, Vilafranca del Penedès holds its traditional Rooster Fair, where you can t...

Ordal Peach
Gastronomy and wine tourism

A unique peach thanks to the properties provided by the dryland farming. Buy this delicious fruit at the Ordal Peach Market.

 

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From Michelin-starred restaurants to small mountain inns who serve hearty traditional breakfasts


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A romantic weekend, a family holidays or a business meeting – in Barcelona's regions, you can find accommodation for all occasions!


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