A glance at Baix Llobregat
Although it is sometimes overshadowed by the neighboring counties, Baix Llobregat
is a place that you should definitely discover.
Take a look at everything you can enjoy:
- Montserrat and enchanting nature: in the north lies this magical mountain. In addition, you can also visit a little of the Serra de Collserola and Garraf natural parks.
- Extensive beaches of fine sand: not only do you have the option of relaxing in the holiday cottages in the Baix Llobregat, you can also do it on the coast! Enjoy the spaces equipped for swimming in Castelldefels, Gavà or La Pineda. Spend an amazing day with a tasty meal by the sea!
- Enjoy sports: in addition to hiking in the various natural parks or water sports on the beaches, you can also have a great time on the Catalan Olympic Canal. And don't miss out on a caving expedition in the Garraf!
- We are partying! Yes, the Baix Llobregat gathers a large number of festivities and traditions well rooted in the culture. Visit a fair or festival to get to know the character of the region! The most famous events are the Candelera de Molins de Rei, the Living Nativity scene in Olesa de Montserrat or the Cherry Festival in Santa Coloma de Cervelló.
Stay in the holiday cottages in the Baix Llobregat and do activities like these!
What are there, things to do and discover in the Baix Llobregat region? Now that you've had a little look, it's time to know which specific places you can visit to make the most of your stay. Staying in the holiday cottages in the Baix Llobregat will be quite an experience!
Get to know Colonia and the Cripta Güell
Antoni Gaudí left an enormous legacy in the city of Barcelona
with the Sagrada Família, Casa Milà or Casa Batlló, among others. But he also did it in Colonia Güell.
It was an industrial colony located in the municipality of Santa Coloma de Cervelló.
Colonia and the Güell Crypt are the two most important places in the municipality.Eusebi Güell, Gaudí's patron and owner
of the Colonia and the Crypt, had them built. The Crypt was a place of worship
for industrial workers. It has the style of the master of modernism: arches that give space and stained glass windows that illuminate the interiors.
Visit Eramprunyà Castle
Abandoned in the 19th century
and today in ruins, but with magnificent views,
in the municipality of Gavà is the Eramprunyà Castle. It is a medieval-style construction that was used to guard the territory that stretches from Sant Boi de Llobregat
, without forgetting Viladecans and Gavà. Around the castle is the Roca Foradada,
a very curious construction.
What would Baix Llobregat be without a good dose of Modernism! During your stay in the holiday cottages of the region, you cannot miss a good route through the architectural legacy that has remained in Sant Joan Despí. Visit Can Negre, by Josep Maria Jujol, disciple of Gaudí and famous modernist architect. Don't miss the Torre de la Creu, which is popularly known as "the egg house".
Enjoy the water at Gorg de la Mola
In Baix Llobregat
there is also exuberant nature. Enjoy it during your stay in the rural accommodation
of your choice! You will be surprised by the waterfall and pools you will find in the gorge of la Mola.
This small oasis of greenery and serenity is located in the municipality of Sant Andreu de la Barca.
Municipality where, by the way, you can also discover the hermitage of Santa Madrona del Palau, among other points of interest.
The Gorg de la Mola is only about two km from Sant Andreu de la Barca, and can be reached on a beautiful and easy walk. When you get to the Corbera stream,
you will find here and there little brooks where you can swim. The beautiful waterfall culminates this beautiful experience.
Stroll (or pedal!) through the Llobregat delta
The Baix Llobregat region is known above all for the river that gives it its name and for the delta it forms. This place has become a protected natural space, more specifically a Special Protection Zone for Birds (ZEPA). The flora and fauna found in the 900 hectares it occupies is very diverse. You can enjoy a pleasant walk or bike ride. If you go to see the sunrise, the colors are stunning! In addition, the different viewpoints, such as the Semàfor or the Bunyola, will offer you a unique show.
Enter the caves of Montserrat and discover the old town of Collbató
Escaping on holiday or spending a few days in holiday cottages in the Baix Llobregat also means getting to know the most incredible corners of the area. And for sure the mountain of Montserrat attracts all eyes. In its natural park, you can not only practice hiking or climbing. You will also discover the famous coves de Salnitre, also known as the caves of Montserrat or Collbató. You will find impressive stalagmites and stalactites full of fossils. And by the way! Don't forget to visit the town that gives the caves their name, Collbató. The views of Montserrat from its Plaça de l'Era are impressive!
Visit the various architectural monuments
Yes! In this region there are also different monumental points of interest.
If you are an undisputed admirer of architecture, the baroque church of Sant Baldiri,
in Sant Boi de Llobregat, is a must. Also the Romanesque church of Sant Ponç de Corbera,
or the Torre de la Miranda,
built in the Mudejar style. Discover the Museum of Sant Boi de Llobregat, where you will find the locality's Roman baths
. And, of course, the Pont del Diable, unique and unique, which is located in Martorell
The most popular festivals and traditions of Baix Llobregat
This region is a land of celebrations!
Some of a religious nature, others with a cultural or more festive tone, the traditions of the Baix Llobregat have been designed by and for the people of the region. Passion of Olesa de Montserrat and Esparreguera are very popular.
Also the Living Nativity in Corbera de Llobregat.
The famous fair of La Candelera, in Molins de Rei, hosts an enormous variety of sectors and samples. It has a tradition of more than 150 years of history and is a Traditional Festival of National Interest. All these proposals, and others that are yet to be discovered, will allow you to fully enjoy your stay in the holiday cottages in the Baix Llobregat!