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  • 1Anoia

    The industrial area of the comarca of Anoia

    The region of Anoia is situated in the province of Barcelona in the community autonomous Catalonia is an industrial area where many of the companies operating in the region. Such features coexist with many historic remains and a tradition around agriculture. The main town of this area is that of Igualada.

    The economic sector mainly based its work around the industry that is the engine of the area. The region has received numerous people from other parts of Spain, seeking a job in that area. They still hold many of the agricultural traditions on which rested the day of residents living in this area of Catalonia.

    The capital of Anoia is Igualada by its importance both economically as number of population. There are remains of the first founders of the village dating back to the 11th century when a church dedicated to Santa Maria rose.

    Rural tourism is of importance around the most important monuments of the region of Anoia that exist in different areas. An example is the Church of Santa Maria de Tossa built in the Romanesque period of the 10th century, and there are numerous legends about it by the different events that have been taking place throughout its history. You will also have the opportunity to attend one of the prehistoric parks that exist in Catalonia.

    In the case that are encouraged to visit the region of Anoia may do so through the Barcelona Airport that has flights throughout the year. There are numerous roads connecting the area with different provinces.

  • 1Bajo Llobregat

    The region Bajo Llobregat: first industrial areas of Spain

    When industrialization began stronger in Spain the region of the Bajo Llobregat was one of the first in which the change occurred. Located near Barcelona in the autonomous community of Catalonia, yet it remains of sites where industry has a strong presence. Its main town is San Feliú de Llobregat.

    One of the examples of the era's biggest growth area is the colònia Güell, which was constructed by the architect Antoni Güell and created a series of social buildings for workers first, which are an example of the architectural style that the artist has. To visit this full you will have to move to the town of Santa Coloma de Cervelló.

    The sectors that have been very important in the economy of the comarca of the Bajo Llobregat have been metallurgy, iron and steel industry, chemical industry, textiles or graphic arts. However such activity have been concentrated around some municipalities of Martorell, Olesa de Montserrat and asparagus.

    The capital of this region is San Feliu de Llobregat that has a greater population. The history of this town goes back to the Paleolithic when dating the older remains, while during the Roman period it had much importance by the passage of the troops of the Empire.

    If you're thinking some of these municipalities you can land at the airport of Barcelona which is located a few kilometres and boasts numerous flights throughout the year from anywhere in the EU or outside it.

Land of Gaudí and a good quality of life in the province of Barcelona

Location: The province of Barcelona is situated in the North-West of the Iberian peninsula in the autonomous community of Catalonia and is one of the most important areas of all Spain. It is on the shores of the Mediterranean and has many attractions that draw millions of tourists.

Municipalities: The province is composed by more than one hundred people and the capital of the autonomous community, which is the nerve centre of the province. The climate is mainly Mediterranean with good temperatures all year and not many rainfall.

What to see? The list of things to do in Barcelona is very long. You can visit important monuments such as the Sagrada Familia or the buildings designed by Gaudí, as well as enjoy the many beaches that there are in the city and throughout the province.

What to eat? The great diversity of cultures living in the province becomes a place where you can taste dishes from all over the world. The local gastronomy is influenced by the Mediterranean diet.

Where to stay? It has a hotel very large plant with millions of possibilities for all budgets and tastes.

How to get? The El Prat Airport in Barcelona is the most important in Europe. If you come by train you can do it at high speed from Madrid. It has the port with many connections. By road has many dual carriageways and motorways from all parts of the Iberian peninsula.