Santa Coloma de Cervelló
is a municipality in the Baix Llobregat
located on the right bank of the Llobregat river and nearby towns such as Sant Boi de Llobregat
or Sant Vicenç dels Horts
. Its Holiday cottages are in the middle of the Montpedrós mountain,
and that is why you can enjoy magnificent views of the whole area. They are perfect for a weekend getaway and visit one of the jewels of Catalan modernism, the Colonia Güell. In addition, throughout its territory you will see medieval farmhouses that are in a good state of conservation. Take advantage and book your Holiday cottages in Santa Coloma de Cervelló now.
What can you do in Santa Coloma de Cervelló and its Holiday cottages?
The beginnings of Santa Coloma de Cervelló go back to the Iberian period, given that remains of settlements have been found in the area. Although agriculture was its main economic activity, it currently has a strong industrial activity. Colonia Güell was one of its greatest exponents, given that it allowed the population to experience strong demographic and economic growth. If you visit its facilities you can see what the workers' houses, the school or the theater were like.
Cultivation of sour cherry is deeply rooted in Santa Coloma de Cervelló. Every year the Cherry Festival is held where local farmers give this fruit to taste.
Visit the crypt of Colonia Güell
Colonia Güell has been declared a Cultural Interest. The architect Antoni Gaudí planned to build a large church, however, due to financial problems in the end only the crypt was finished. Basalt stone was used in its construction, which gives it an ancient appearance. Inside you can see abstract design stained glass windows and other innovative elements that Gaudí would later use in the construction of the Sagrada Família.
Take a route to the Montpedrós hill
Santa Coloma de Cervelló is surrounded by mountains such as Montpedrós hill. You can take advantage and take a route to its top, from where you can see a panoramic view. You can also take alternative routes such as the route that leaves the Parc dels Cirerers. You will cross forests and agricultural fields until you reach the Masies de Can Roc.