The Maresme is beach, mountain, culture, gastronomy...  come and enjoy a region full of attractions, with a privileged situation and near Barcelona.

Maresme is a region with great vitality and personality, north of Barcelona, has traditionally been a benchmark for the quality of its agricultural products and its seafaring tradition. Mataró fishing ports and Arenys de Mar. Thanks to its good weather we can enjoy a Mediterranean landscape richness exceptional, as Serralada Park (Central), Litoral and Montnegre Park Corridor. Offers variety of different activities of both sea and mountain. We highlight the cuisine, culture and landscape.


Environmental tourism resources:

Coastal Serralada Park: Situated between the valleys and coastal flat. Contact Green thanks to the union between the interior valleys and the coast. Thanks to acquire a completely Mediterranean climate vegetation with different species of algae, fungi, and dominated the coastal oak forest, with oak in the valleys. We may also find different aquatic species like the green frog, or species of interest, the peregrine falcon, kestrel and owls, which use the park as a refuge.

The routes and / or itineraries recognized by the strategic situation are: Roca d'en Toni (Dolmen located in Vilassar de Dalt), Route de l'Esquirol (to enjoy Iberian Archaeology and Romanesque architecture located in the municipality Premià de Dalt), La Cruz de Moncabrer (Cabrils), Castle Cabrera Burriac from sea or from Argentona, Route Prehistoric Céllecs (located in the Vallès Oriental).

Montnegre Park Corridor: Located between the Maresme and depression Selva del Vallès Oriental and naturally develop in parallel to the coast with an extension of 15.000hectáreas. Formed by the Massif Montnegre Turó Gros has an altitude of 770m., Y Sierra Corridor, the Corridor Shrine is the highlight at an altitude of 657m.

The routes and / or itineraries recognized by the rich natural and cultural heritage are: Camino del Torrent d'en Puig in the Corral, The Plain Corridor, The Dolmen de Pedra Gentil, the bridge of the town, the Hermitage Erola, among others.

Top Beaches: More than 50 km of coastline with beaches unique as Caldetes, Canet de Mar, St. Pol de Mar, Arenys de Mar...

Cultural Resources:

Basilica of Santa Maria: Building located in Mataró and built in the seventeenth century by the architect Ercole Turelli replacing an old Gothic church, which retains only the foundation of the tower. Latin cross plan with nave and barrel vault. There is a chapel on each side covered by a pointed arch. It should be noted the monumental body of the nineteenth century.

Sinera Cemetery: Located in Arenys de Mar. modernist monument, which was released by the renowned poet Espriu where he was buried.
Constituted by the Pantheon of lu Bosch, two sculptures sculpture Venanci Llimona Vallmitjana.

Coll i Regàs House: Casa Modernista oldest and best preserved of Mataró, built by a family that was devoted to the textile industry. On the front door of a magnificent sculpture Eusebi Dalmau. The facade is made of stucco, wrought iron windows and decorated ceramics. The interior is decorated based on wood and stained glass windows and doors and coated with floral designs.

Torre d'en Nadal: Set in the small fishing village on Vilassar de Mar Torre still well preserved in the late s. XV is the only existing three towers that marked the town by the vigilance and defense that originated in the Catalan coast between the XIV and XV. Formed by a round, open on the second floor with window Gothic ogee arch. Where they communicated by smoke signals or light thanks to the lighthouse.

Traditional Festivals:

Els 3 Tombs, Vilassar de Dalt: popular Fiesta in Maresme held on January 17, San Antonio Abad. You can enjoy a family environment of the village opposite the town hall where the animals come to be blessed. Once the ceremony is done we will offer "the 3 laps" by the people parading horses of different people.

Fair Boulot, Argentona: held on the day of Santo Domingo, on 4 August. It began celebrating in the seventeenth century where the people felt protected from the plague that occurred in Catalonia, with the blessing of the standard water Santo Domingo. The custom was to drink spring water with anise and they said they had healing properties if done with a new pitcher.

Sant Joan Festival, Vilassar de Mar: The festival in Vilassar de Mar, held during the week of June 24, referring to the town's patron, San Juan Bautista. You can perform various activities for adults and for children: The Night of the Witches, various concerts, human statues, among others, and on June 24 can enjoy the early morning (05:00 h) with drums and devils, chocolate at City Hall to end the week and enjoy the fireworks display both by land and by sea.

Les Santes, Mataró: popular festival which begins on July 17 to July 29 about a quote. Feast of the patron St. Juliana and St. Semproniana. A week with different activities for children such as various football tournaments, table tennis, handball, basketball, beach volleyball beach, and we also have activities for adults: petanque competitions, dances, and rum Havana burned, theater and different concerts. We finally found the "crazy night" where does the correfoc, and rising from City Hall to Central Park to walk with the sound of drums and dancing where we wait for the water spray. We can not leave the castellers days in the Plaza de Santa Anna.


Active tourism

Maresme MTB Center in St.. Susanna, find a host with information and services, and more than a hundred miles of waymarked all freely available.

In Montnegre Park have a wide range of outdoor activities such as: zip, archery, horseback riding and rentals Montnegre learned from Mountain Bike.

In Vilassar de Dalt this water park with more than 22 attractions, excellent for a day with family or friends. A combination of educational proposals with group activities.

Among Canyamars Dorrius and have the adventure park with over 80 activities differentiated by age. We can enjoy activities such as zip lines, bridges, walkways, vines, and other networks where we can soak and forget the noise and pollution of the city and enjoy nature perfectly with the sound of the forest trees and birds that live there.

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