Vilafranca del Penedès


The capital of the Alt Penedès, Vilafranca is one of the most important medium-sized towns in Catalonia, due to its strategic location. It has known how to combine its mediaeval nobility with new tendencies, and has become a modern shopping, cultural and services centre, in which the wine culture is present in all kinds of manifestations: architecture, industry and cultural activities.

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    Main attractions

    Sant Martí Sarroca’s medieval church and castle are regarded as an historic and artistic site of national interest.
    The Castle of the Holy Cross is a fortified area from the medieval period, first documented in 1037
    Interactive space with audiovisual resources where we explain the town's history, Fil.loxera and Cava.
    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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