This small town, which belongs to the province of Barcelona, is a place with a great variety of natural elements that will surely catch your attention.
It belongs to the Anoia, a smaller region subdivision here known as 'comarca', located 600 meters above sea level, and divided into a plain area, and a more mountainous one.
Its territory limits with the Alt Pendés, and the Alt Camp, which means that if you want to enjoy doing tourism in this areas it won't take much time to move around.
Its total surface amounts to 53 Km2, where the plain and higher areas such as forests and pine tree forests can be enjoyed equally by the 900 inhabitants of this town.
This area has been for many years one of the lesser known ones of the province of Barcelona, where the capital is one of the most popular destinations amongst tourists, leaving the surroundings as lesser known and populated areas.
Nevertheless, and due to the beauty of this area, tourism here is becoming more and more popular, which has also become the basis of its economy.
Although there is no question that the main economic activities of this area are the chief crops cultivated in here, such as almonds, olives, and vines, which has resulted in the production of the PDO Penedés wine, on very high demand in this area.
This is a very special town where its architecture is composed of more than thirty fountains that have become one of the main attractions for tourism, as well as one of the many unique curiosities that you will find in this region.
You will also find here one of the most important archaeological sites of the province, where you will be able to learn about the presence of the different communities that have inhabited this area, since prehistoric times.
Amongst the most important festivities celebrated here is Christmas, during which a live Nativity scene is held and performed by the locals.
Another event we recommend is the Encuentro entre Gigantes y Cabezudos, a folkloric event celebrated by mid June.
There are in this area many natural spots that you need to check out if you don't want to miss none of the important views of this area.
Your first stop here is Roca Roja, one of the most important archaeological sites of Cataluña, discovered during the 80s, and where cave paintings were found. This place is home to the best showcase of Spain's east coast heritage, Arte Levantino, of this area, and is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Another place that you cannot miss is the Castillo de Vilademàger, a place whose origin goes back to the Middle-Ages, but where nowadays you can only visit its portalon, and and what is left of the tower. Within this place you will also find the church of San Pere de Màger.
Like these, you will find many other relevant places that you must visit before you leave, and which will give you a taste of the history of this place.
As for the climate of this area, we must let you know that this is a place of mild temperatures with very little variations during winter or summer, the latter usually very warm, although we must also warn you that autumn is the most rainy season here, especially in the highest destinations above sea level.
To explore this region in depth you must also do it through its gastronomy, very notable in this area.
Thanks to its wine-making tradition and vineyards of this area, the most popular product of this area is, without question, the wine, something which will add a very pleasant flavour to your experience.
Wheat crops are also cultivated here in abundance, later transformed into the most delicious bread, which will accompany the main dishes of this region, usually elaborated with meat and vegetables.
Another must from the gastronomy of this place is the 'viñala', a very typical local way of preparing escargots, or edible snails, here.
Finally, if you want to come here by car, you can do so without any complications thanks to the many different ways you can access it from the road, which will make it easier for you to come to this magical place.
But you can also come by bus, or train, giving you plenty of options to come and discover this area.