Sant Martí Sarroca

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At its origins in mediaeval times, Sant Martí took shape around the castle and the church, on land that was a frontier between the Moors and the Christians. Today it lies nearby, on a plain where in prehistoric times a large lake existed, and the La Roca hill was joined to the mountains until great earthquakes caused it to fall away to open up a path for the Pontons riera (seasonal river) and caused the lake to disappear.

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    Sant Martí Sarroca’s medieval church and castle are regarded as an historic and artistic site of national interest.
    Interactive space with audiovisual resources where we explain the town's history, Fil.loxera and Cava.
    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.

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    29th August- 2nd September
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    Once a month
    Pau Casals Museum
    30 July, 1 August
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