isit the Penedes wine region.
A day trip from Barcelona , where you rent a car and enjoy some very pretty nature , history and end up visiting the modernist buildings of the freixenet , codorniu wine cellars constructed by the modernist arquitect Puig i Cadafalch.
It is very easy to rent a car for the day so no worries here. At our reception I will give you a detailed itenary that we could also map on google for you and you car navigator.
Easy very easy.
This will give you a chance to discover a region only 30 km from Barcelona next to Monsterrat where most of the famed catalan cava is produced.
Here are some pictures that might help you decide .
Depending on when you go you might get a chance to see the human towers in action called the castellers. When they tumble and fall you will here bones crack.
This is a nice view of the freixenet cellars .
This next little map gives you an idea of the 30 km route we propose as a day trip outside Barcelona.
The route will go through the following landmarks
Vilafranca del Penedès,
The church of Sant Cristòfol.
Guardiola de Font-rubí
Pla del Penedès.
Santa Maria de Bellver
Sant Pere de Riudebitlles,
The church of Sant Pere,
The gothic palace of the marquesos de Llo
The romanic churches of Sant Marçal, d’estil romànic, i Santa Maria.
Modernist arquitecture of the Casa Mestres, l’Ateneu Agrícola, l Freixenet and Codorniu