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Exploring 2,000 years of history

This is the perfect opportunity to relive 2,000 years of history, from Roman times to the present day. Be inspired at the museums with the beauty of Roman mosaics, baths, pottery, gold and silverware… These amazing finds will take you back in time. And if you want to discover unknown Romanesque landmarks, you'll find them in El Berguedà. You can also learn how society has evolved through art. Our home-grown art nouveau, modernisme, is a wonderful way of discovering the way the bourgeoisie lived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They were powerful members of society who loved to display their refined taste. Many of these wealthy families owned factories in model villages. Now you can visit these villages, find out what they were like and delve into daily life on dramatised tours… And to round off your trip, you can go on a tour of the modern architecture in the Baix Llobregat. A unique insight!

  • Model villages

    What was life like in the model villages? Hear the clatter of the looms and visit the period houses. You'll find information about them at the interpretation centres.

  • Modern architecture in the Baix Llobregat

    If you love architecture, the Baix Llobregat has some amazing buildings in store. As you walk, you'll discover works by Oriol Bohigas, Ricardo Bofill and other renowned architects.

  • Modernisme

    You'll fall in love with the beauty of modernisme. The bourgeoisie of the day wanted to display their wealth and show they were moving with the times to gain the approval of the rest of Europe.

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  • Museu Baétulo in Badalona

    Choose from the different trails that visit Roman remains and tell you about our history. Can you imagine what life was like then?

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  • Romanesque art and architecture in El Berguedà and Terrassa

    Discover the other side of Romanesque art and architecture. Murals, drawings, capitals, churches, bridges… Unique witnesses to life in El Berguedà and Vallès Occidental.

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