Manresa is a city with a great history to discover. Here you will be able to visit historical buildings such as the gothic style Collegiate Basilica of Santa Maria, also known as la Seu, and to get into the medieval streets that surround it, such as Carrer del Balç, as well as visiting baroque buildings, modernist palaces and the modernist factories that we have inherited from the first industrialization.
In Manresa, you will also be able to go through different itineraries, such as Sèquia Way, as well as taking walks through Montserrat or making routes by bike. Within the framework of Fira de l’Aixada, you will be able to witness the Miracle of the Light, or to enjoy the never ending offer of traditional shows from Fira Mediterrània.
Manresa is a multifaceted city that identifies itself with its past and looks into the future with enthusiasm. Cozy, open, alive, and, due to the legacy of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, also spiritual and inspiring.
In recent years, the city has been transformed radically. The historical center invites us to get into its narrow streets, such as Carrer de Sant Miquel or Carrer del Born, full of shops in historical buildings. Going down Passeig de Pere III, you will be able to sit down and rest in one of its terraces, and in the center you will be able to find many places and restaurants with gastronomic offers for every taste.
From our location, you will be able to reach all those places without having to neither take the car nor use public transport, since everything is less than 10 minutes’ walk.
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Tourist routes through Manresa:
This itinerary is the main itinerary of the city, since it goes through its most outstanding points. The itinerary goes through the entire historical center, from the medieval period to the modernist period.
In this itinerary, you will be able to get into the old part of the city and follow the medieval footsteps that still remain in it. You will be able to discover the medieval urban structure as an example of the structure of walled cities and to visit la Seu from Manresa, one of the most representative buildings of Catalan Gothic.
Saint Ignatius of Loyola is the personality that most international projection has given to the city of Manresa. During his stay of almost one year (April, 1522 to February, 1523), he lived many experiences in this city that helped him consolidate his spiritual transformation. The Ignatian Way goes through a whole series of points full of anecdotes, legends, and religious and spiritual symbolism.
From the work of the main architects of the city, you will be able to discover their contribution to Catalan Modernism. Also, the itinerary allows us to see the urban growth of the city (the widening of Manresa) after the demolition of the walls.
This offer is part of the new modernist itineraries near Barcelona organized by the Diputació de Barcelona.
The Montserrat massif is considered as the most important and symbolic mountain of Catalonia. There they are the Monastery of Montserrat and the Monastery of Saint Benedict, both dedicated to the Virgin of Montserrat, also known as la Moreneta.
To visit Cardona is to feel the story live: it is to walk through a medieval village, contemplate the grandeur of Romanesque and Gothic temples and relive sieges and battles to the most impregnable castle. To visit Cardona is to live the experience of being inside a mountain of salt unique to the world and enjoying routes through an exceptional natural and rural environment.
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All Bages wineries have their own vineyards, so the Bages wines offer different varied expressions of our land and the people who work it.
The variety of native grape of the region is the Picapoll, which gives a fruity white wine, fresh aroma, splendid texture and personality. This grape has become a symbol of Bages identity since it is the only place in Spain where this precious variety is grown. For what it does to the black grapes, the autochthonous varieties Picapoll negro, Sumoll and Mandó are also recovering, which help to consolidate the particular profile of the area.
DO Pla de Bages
Barcelona has the character of Mediterranean cities: dynamic and open, invites to leisure, to walk down the Ramblas and to enjoy. Barcelona has a lifestyle of its own that makes it unique in the world.
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