Things to see and do - Vilanova i la Geltrú
Vilanova i la Geltrú :
Unmissable tourist sites
Vilanova i la Geltrú Travel guide
Vilanova i la Geltrú : Michelin's recommendations
Capital of El Garraf region, Vilanova is a bustling town on the Catalan coast. It was an important trading town in the 18C, based around the cotton industry created by the “Indianos”. Its attractions include a large fishing port and marina, fine sandy beaches and renowned local fish specialities. The many picturesque festivals in Vilanova, such as Tres Tombs in January, the Carnival, and the Festa Major in August, are well worth a visit.
Tourist attractions Vilanova i la Geltrú : Things to see and do
Major 32 E - 08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú
This elegant furnished house is, with Casa Llopis in Sitges, the Museum of the Novel. The library alone contains more than 5,000 books from the 16-19C. Closed for restoration.
av. Victor Balaguer, s/n E - 08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú
This museum was created by Víctor Balaguer (1824-1901) and contains paintings by Catalan artists from the 1950s and '60s and other 14-20C paintings. The most important work is El Greco's Annunciation.
pl. Eduard Maristany E - 08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú
The Railway Museum contains the most complete collection of locomotives in Spain. The museum can provide a cultural tour of Vilanova on a tourist train around the town.
Hotels Vilanova i la Geltrú
Isaac Peral, 4-8 E - 08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú
This colonial-style house, run by the same family since 1889, is located metres from the beach in Vilanova i la Geltru. The rooms have natural light and views over the gardens. Hotel Cèsar features 19th-century elements such as the fireplace and lib..
Joan d´Austria 7 E - 08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú
This family-run hotel is located in a residential part of the city, 50 metres from Faro Beach. Offering private gardens, it includes a sun terrace and air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. Rooms at Hotel Ribes Roges are bright and feature a welcome..
Passeig Maritim, 88 Bis E - 08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú
Hotel Ricard is ideally located overlooking the harbour and only 5 minutes’ walk from the beach. Each room at this hotel offers a terrace, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom. Numerous fishing restaurants can be found nearby. You can a..
Restaurants Vilanova i la Geltrú
passeig Ribes Roges 2 E - 08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú
E - 08800 Vilanova i la Geltrú
Glazed building surrounded by terraces with garden, beside the sea. Warm and welcoming atmosphere where you will enjoy a clever combination of Italian seafood dishes.