Vilobí del Penedès 08735
Barcelona - España
Tel. +34 93 897 93 42
Rambla de Sant Francesc, 26
08720 Vilafranca del Penedès, España
Tel. 93 817 47 55
Francesc Macià, 4
08720 Vilafranca del Penedès
Tel. +34 93 817 24 26
Ctra. de Sant Sadurní d’Anoia a Vilafranca del Penedès, km. 4
The county of the Alt Penedès and, by extension, the whole of the historical, non-maritime Penedès region, has its gastronomic roots in the rural customs and ways of life that have been passed down almost to the present day. A peasant's living was based on cereals, vines, olives and small livestock but, while the first three were fundamental to a subsistence economy and used for the family's consumption, poultry and small livestock, usually in...
Declared of national interest, the annual festival or 'Fiesta Mayor' of Vilafranca, from late August to early September, is one of the largest festivals in Catalonia. It starts on 29 August and does not end until 2 September, although its high point is on the 30th: the day of San Felix. The festival has kept the same essential structure since the 17th century, making it a living festival, by and for each and every one of us.
The economic resurgence of the county of Alt Penedès after the Phylloxera disaster encouraged the arrival of this artistic and social movement that emerged in Europe. Farm owners and merchants took on these Modernist trends and promoted buildings in line with their economic status.
The month of July: a festive event for everyone to discover the best wines and cava in the Penedès region accompanied by the rhythms of jazz. A large fair with wines and cava produced in the Penedès region. Free jazz concerts by top artists, as well as a number of guided activities: winery visits, brass bands, street performances and much more.