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.
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.
Sale of guides, scientific publications, catalogues *d?Exhibitions and articles of gift.
Sale of drinks by means of automatic distributors.
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.
Conjunt monumental d'Olèrdola. Ctra BV2443 km2.0
93 890 14 20
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From 16 March to 15 October
From Tuesday to Sunday: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
From16 October to 15 March
From Tuesday to Friday: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturdays and holidays: from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closing days: every Monday, plus 25 and 26 December and 1 January.