VILAFRANCA DEL PENEDÈS (Village)

Vilafranca de Penedes, 40 minutes drive south of Barcelona is the capital of the wine region Penedès.  Among the many wineries in Vilafranca, you'll find Torres, which over the last 30 years has put Penedès on the world map with it’s great wines and grand expansion. Vilafranca is full of life, shops, restaurant and bars. 

Vilafranca has a big center full with shops, market, restaurants, museums and culture. Every Saturday the regions largest market is hold here when local farmers and artisans and fill all the town’s central streets with their market stands. The Vinseum, the museum of wine and culture it’s located the the center of the town and it’s open from Tuesday to Sunday all year around.

SANT SADURNÍ D'ANOIA (Village)

Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, 35 minutes drive south of Barcelona is the cradle and the capital of Cava,  In Sant Sadurní d’Anoia everywhere you look there are Cavas (wineries for sparkling wines made with the traditional method, the same method used as to produce Champagne although the region is not allowed to call it Champagne as it is only for the Champagne region in France. The largest Cava producers are Freixenet and Codorniu. The village does not have as much life as Vilafranca but there are some shops, great bakeries, bars, restaurants and of course many places where you can enjoy a great glass of Cava! 

Another highlight is the chocolate factory Simon Coll where you can savour great chocolate and even enjoy a visit to learn the history of chocolate and see the production of this wonderful product.

 

SITGES (Village)

Sitges, 30 minutes drive south of Barcelona is the seaside resort of the wine region Penedès.  Sitges is full of hotels, bars and restaurant. It's long coastline of beautiful beaches together with a stunning nightlife makes it a popular destination for tourists. Sitges is one of the main European destination for the LGBT Community. Due to all the bars in Sitges you will never be bar from a wine bar where you can sip your Penedès favourites. 

Sitges has a city heart with plenty of shops, restaurants, bars museums and culture. It's long stretch of beach makes a perfect site to walk, run or just chill on a bench looking at the blue Mediterranean Sea. There is also a golf course in Sitges. Every Sunday there is big market down by the church where local artisans fill the town’s central streets with their market stands. 

PORT AVENTURA WORLD (Theme Park)

45 minutes by car from our B&B, Portaventuraworld is the biggest theme park in Spain. This park has something for everyone. Do not miss if you have children!

https://www.portaventuraworld.com/