Canet de Mar is a municipality in the Maresme
that stands out for having a coast of more than two kilometers in length. Its Holiday cottages are surrounded by mountains
and offer exceptional sea views. Walking through the streets of its historic center you will see modernist buildings of great architectural value. In addition, Montnegre Park is very close by, which allows you to do activities in the middle of nature with the family. Take advantage and take a break at one of the Holiday cottages in Canet de Mar.
What can you do in Canet de Mar and its Holiday cottages?
Canet de Mar was the seafaring quarter of Sant Iscle de Vallalta
until the 15th century. During part of its history it has been an important maritime center due to the fact that it had two shipyards. Agriculture is also of great economic importance. Its cultivation of flowers and strawberries stands out.
Its beach is very extensive and has golden sand. In addition, its facilities have all the safety measures so you can bathe with the rascal with complete peace of mind. The gastronomic offer is based on fish and vegetables from the same municipality.
Visit the medieval castle of Santa Florentina
The beginnings of the castle date back to the 11th century. Although it has a Gothic style, it has modernist elements. Its cloister and a collection of works by Catalan artists from the beginning of the 20th century stand out. It also has an extensive selection of items such as tapestries, paintings, sculptures and weapons.
Discover its urban heritage
Canet de Mar combines different urban styles. On one side you have buildings of rural architecture, on the other Gothic and modernist. The architect Domènech i Montaner left a clear mark on the town with buildings such as Casa Domènech, the Athenaeum and Casa Roura. He also participated in the reform of the castle of Santa Florentina. Another very important building that you must see is the Sanctuary of Mercy.