Sunset from the Bell Tower of the Basilica de Santa Maria

Vilafranca del Penedès Tourism Office
Basilica of Santa Maria
July 23 and 30, August 6, 13, 20 and 27, September 3, 10, 17 and 24, October 1, 8 and 15

In July from 8.30pm to 9.30pm.

In August from 8pm to 9pm.

In September from 7pm to 8pm.

In October from 6.30pm to 7.30pm

1h
7€

Enjoy from de best watchtower of Vilafranca.

The guided visit will begin with a general explanation about Santa Maria's church and its most singluar elements. Then we will go to the bell tower's entry and through a spiral staircase, the visitor can reach the room of the weather vane, represented as an angle. In this room, visitors can see a big clapper known as Les Tenebre (darkness). Along the stairs is situated the cell of monks who were able to ring more than twenty-seven different sounds announcing religious and social events. In this room is situated a clock woked by gears. dated from 1929 and recently restored. it is at the fifth floor that we will find the religious bells called Josepha, Michaela, Assumpta and Montserrat and continuing until the top terrace, at 52m high, visitor can contemplate one of the most beautiful views of Vilafranca and the Penedès landscape.
While the visitor enjoys the magnificent views, they can taste a glass of white wine courtesy of the Vilafranca del Penedès wineries.

What does the activity include
  • Guided visit
  • gift wine glass
  • White wine tasting
Additional information
  • Prior reservation essential
Special prices

Children under 4, free.

Seniors (over 65 years old), children between 4 and 11 years old and people with disabilities: 50% discount.

Contacte
Telephone
93 818 12 54
Address

Plaça del Campanar
08720
Spain

Town
Vilafranca del Penedès

+ info

Type
Outdoor activity
Accessibility
It is not accessible

Discover

Main attractions

The Castle of the Holy Cross is a fortified area from the medieval period, first documented in 1037
The permanent exhibition at the VINSEUM is dedicated to the vineyard and wine, and the close connection these have with the Penedès region and Catalonia. Your journey starts on the third floor of the Royal Palace and ends with a cava or wine tasting in the tavern of the museum.
Interactive space with audiovisual resources where we explain the town's history, Fil.loxera and Cava.
The Museum is located in the original installations of the steam locomotive depot of Vilanova i la Geltrú, some railway constructions done between the

Where to go

Plan

If you need it

Before you come, you must know…

What to do in Penedès

Agenda

Vilafranca del Penedès Tourism Office
Basilica of Santa Maria
July 23 and 30, August 6, 13, 20 and 27, September 3, 10, 17 and 24, October 1, 8 and 15
Font-rubí
October 8 and 9
Sant Sadurní d'Anoia
Sant Sadurní d'Anoia Tourism Office
7, 8 & 9 October

Now it is the season of…

Activities for everyone