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Enjoying small towns

Discover everything the smaller towns have in store… You'll be able to see the world-class festivals held there and fall in love with the wonderful gifts made by local craftspeople and designers. You'll be able to talk to them at the local fairs and small shops. Walk through historic villages on their heritage trails and choose from a wide variety of mouthwatering local cuisine. You'll really enjoy the change of pace. Sitges, Mataró, La Garriga, Terrassa, Granollers… Many of them feature summer holiday homes that have been restored to their former splendour. Relive history across the ages and explore their museums, maritime traditions and industrial legacy. They were once powerhouses of commerce. Find out about their activities, festivals and fairs, from the art nouveau festival, the Fira Modernista, in Terrassa, to the carnival celebrations and festivals in Sitges. Explore the towns bursting with life!

  • Granollers

    Have you ever walked through the old quarter of Granollers? The little shops and craft fairs take care of every last detail. There are walking tours of the squares in the old quarter.

  • Mataró

    You'll be captivated by the beaches, the Roman past, the fishermen's huts and modernista buildings in the capital of the Maresme. Do you want to visit the Nau Gaudí and Roman mosaics?

  • Sitges

    A visit brimming with charm! Modernisme, streets that were once home to fishermen, festivals, beaches, product tastings… Find out about the festivals and carnival celebrations. Sitges is a wonderful spectacle!

  • Terrassa

    If you love the art-nouveau spirit, you'll love Terrassa too. A relaxed town with fairs, festivals and majestic buildings that will tell you about their past.

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