Olèrdola Castle Historical Heritage Site

Place of interest
Conjunt Monumental d'Olèrdola

The Olèrdola Castle Monument complex, traces of history in Penedès.

This archaeological site, strategically located between the Penedès plain and the Garraf, is the most representative example of the historical development of the region. Since prehistoric times its inhabitants have left their mark along the rocky platform; remains of the Bronze and Iron Ages, an Iberian settlement, a cistern and an impressive military Roman fortification, a medieval city with pre-Romanesque and Romanesque churches, a castle and anthropomorphic medieval tombs carved into the rock make up part of this extraordinary archaeological and historical record.

The Olèrdola Castle Monument complex, since 1971 opened to the public, is today one of the headquarters of the Museum of Archaeology of Catalonia (MAC). It was also declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest in 1931 and an Asset of Cultural Interest, thanks to its archaeological, historical and monumental importance.

We recommend you to wear hiking shoes, comfortable clothes of coat or a cap for the only as the station, and to carry water. Along the year we offer several guided visits to the castle and  to the Natural Park. Otherwise, there is a round path tahat surrendes the castle of Olèrdola

Come and discover how the site has been the object of successive human occupations since ancient times and enjoy this magnificent historical complex in the Olèrdola Natural Park in the heart of Penedès.

TAXES
The price of the entry includes the access to the settlement, to the centre of interpretation, the exhibitions and a audioguide for the individual public.

General:  5,00€

Reduced: 3,00€

  • People of 65 years or more
  • Pensionists
  • Young owners of the Carnet Jove
  • Students with International Student Card
  • The people possessors of the *carnet of numerous family or *monoparental
  • Groups no tourist of 10 or more people with previous reservation. If it treats  *d?A group where any of the members has right to free entry can continue *gaudint *d?This Free
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Free entrance

Children until 16 years

Groups *d?Students (students of the educational system of general diet, *des *d?Childish education until *batxillerat, formative cycles of average degree and special education with teacher) that have done previous reservation.
 

First Sunday of each month, Meeting of the villages of *Olèrdola (10 of June), Saint Jordi (23 of April), International Day of the Museums (18 of May),  *Diada National of Catalonia (11 of September) and Iberian Weekend (first weekend of October).
Tourist groups

The groups that hire *l?Entered *través *d?Companies *d?*intermediació Tourist or similar *gaudiran *d?A discount of 25% on the price that *s?It have *d?Apply. The or the guide or accompanying authorised of the group will be *exempt of payment *d?Gone in
concerted Activities for groups
Visits conventional


SERVICES
Shop-bookshop.
Sale of guides, scientific publications, catalogues *d?Exhibitions and articles of gift.
Sale of drinks by means of automatic distributors. 
Parking
The archaeologic group counts with free public parking and *videovigilat for tourisms and coaches.
There are squares reserved for vehicles with people with mobility reduced.
Zone of picnic
Out of the *recinte can find  a zone of picnic instrumented with tables and banks, as well as with a source of water *potable.
There is also a space of childish games.
You use the *papereres, please.

Certificates
Biosphere Certified Company
Contact
Telephone
93 890 14 20
Mobile
675 78 29 36
Email
mac.olerdola@gencat.cat
Address

Conjunt monumental d'Olèrdola. Ctra BV2443 km2.0
08734 Barcelona
Spain

Town
Olèrdola

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Category
Monasteries, castles and ruins
Advance booking
No
Languages of attention
German
English
Spanish
French

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