Sunset from the Bell Tower of the Basilica de Santa Maria
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
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.
- Guided visit
- gift wine glass
- White wine tasting
- Prior reservation essential
Children under 4, free.
Seniors (over 65 years old), children between 4 and 11 years old and people with disabilities: 50% discount.
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