Guided tour to santa Maria bell tower

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July 1, 8 & 9
  • July 1 at 8:30 p.m
  • July 8 at 7 and 8.30pm
  • July 9 at 7 and 8.30pm

Guided tour of the bell tower of the church of Santa Maria. We climb the highest building in Vilafranca, built in the 14th century, and discover the stories hidden inside.

As we go up the spiral staircase, built inside the walls, we learn about the bells, the clocks, the original weathervane angel and how the monks in charge of guarding the church of Santa Maria used to live.

Finally, a spectacular view of the whole town and its surroundings from the level of the hourly bells. An essential visit to discover Vilafranca del Penedès and its history. The visit lasts approximately 1 hour.

What does the activity include

The visit includes access to the bell tower, a visit to its levels and a glass of wine.

Additional information


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Safety and hygiene measures are compulsory during guided tours:

Wear protective masks.
Disinfect hands before entering building interiors.
Respect the safety distance.
Follow the instructions of the guide.


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Vilafranca del Penedès

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Museums, art and culture
All ages
It is not accessible



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