Vilanova i la Geltrú – a cultural and gastronomic hub on the Mediterranean
The town of Vilanova i la Geltrú is located in the region of Garraf, just under 50km from the city of Barcelona and 30km from its international airport. It is the perfect location to disconnect and lose yourself in its stunning coastline and beaches. This is the place to test your aquatic and nautical skills or simply enjoy the fine sand or swim in the Mediterranean Sea.
Vilanova i la Geltrú is easy to reach by train, and once there, its compact size makes it ideal for exploring on foot or by bike, as well as by its excellent public transport services or the Tourist Train.
An ideal year-round climate, made for the Mediterranean way of life
Summer in Vilanova i la Geltrú is a time of balmy temperatures and sunshine practically every day, while winters are characteristically mild. This perfect climate appeals to those who love to wake up and make the most of the outdoor lifestyle.
World-renowned gastronomy made with fresh local produce
The region’s delicious cuisine is based on seafood and good quality local produce. Idyllic restaurants in magical settings offer typical local dishes created by locally renowned chefs such as Javier Pradanas and Carlos Ramírez.
The city and surroundings offer a wealth of cultural highlights including La Rambla, the Barrio de Mar, the Old Town and the Lighthouse of Sant Cristòfol.
Vilanova i la Geltrú is packed with emblematic places for those who appreciate and value art and culture, where you can stroll past historic monuments and palaces and experience the city’s past, its architectural richness and its vibrant atmosphere.
There are several museums where you can discover the charming heritage and colourful history that gives the area such a strong heart today.
The natural beauty of this part of the coast is easy to fall in love with. New discoveries await at every corner and the beautiful blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea and beaches such as Playa del Faro de Sant Cristòfol, Ribes Roges, Adarró and Playa de la República are always inviting.