Itinerary through the factories of Santa Maria de Palautordera

Itinerary through the factories of Santa Maria de Palautordera

This excursion is framed within the municipality of Santa Maria de Palautordera, at the gates of the Montseny Natural Park, to learn about the industrial reality of the beginning of the last century. On the way, however, we will find forests of pines and holm oaks, with cork oaks and some oak and a typical undergrowth: heather, juniper, strawberry trees... In the mushroom season you can find different varieties: chanterelles, pinetells, ruissinyols...

This tour allows us to know the factories of Can Balada, can Guinau and can Guarro. The itinerary is designed to be done on foot, but it does not mean that it can be done by mountain bike or on horseback, although it may be difficult due to the urban section.

We leave the Plaza de la Villa along Calle de la Cruz until the roundabout that we must cross going straight where we will take the old Mosqueroles road and in a few meters we will arrive at Casa Balada or the factory above.

Let's go back to the roundabout and turn left, passing in front of the slaughterhouse and the clean point, we come to a roundabout, which we make straight on the left side. Before reaching the second exit we will find a path that goes down to a footbridge, above the Tordera, we take it and go over the iron bridge, then we turn right until we reach Guinau house or factory in the middle.

We take the paved road to the right, in a moment it leads us to a dirt climb that takes us to the industrial park of Can Vernedes - ca n'Auleda, where we turn right. We will go by asphalt and cement always the closest to the river, keeping the ships to the left until 1,800 m from the start (20 min) we find a path to the right, we take it and continue parallel to the river until a section below, we take a detour to the left. Until the end, we turn left.

We find the asphalt and go under the AVE tracks. We continue along the asphalt, leaving a detour to the right, until we reach the treatment plant. Just arriving, we turn to the right with which we arrive at Guarro's house.

We have to go back about 50 m. back and take the path to the right until we reach the asphalt, we go under the AVE tracks again (2,800 m) and after a few meters we turn left and in a short time we are on the footbridge of the Sierra (Currently the walkway is damaged by storm Gloria and cannot be passed).

We go up to the Sierra neighborhood and follow the straight path to Ramon y Cajal street where we turn left to the Rambla de los País Catalanes, which we will take to the right to return to the Town Hall via Dr. Robert street.

Source: Santa Maria de Palautordera Town Hall

What to do

Museu Arxiu Tomàs Balvey

Cardedeu (a 9.8 Km)

The MATBC houses the collection of its creator, Tomàs Balvey y Bas…

Read more

Rukimon - Rucs del Corredor

Dosrius (a 11.6 Km)

Do you want to walk next to a donkey? Do you prefer…

Read more

Museu Etnològic del Montseny

Arbúcies (a 14.6 Km)

Discover the Ethnological Museum of Montseny, La Gabella, an exhibition, conservation, dissemination…

Read more

Rutatur

Santa Maria de Palautordera (a 2.6 Km)

At Rutatur we are an active and sustainable tourism agency. We offer…

Read more

Where to eat

Pura Brasa

Pineda de Mar (a 21.9 Km)

A unique gastronomic experience: Pura Brasa is a close and fun concept…

Read more

Where to sleep

Sono and Spa Adults Only

La Garriga (a 14.1 Km)

Sono & Spa Adults Only is an aparthotel located on the outskirts…

Read more

Campus Can Benet Vives

Tordera (a 14.5 Km)

Come to the Can Benet Vives Campus and treat yourself to a…

Read more

Hotel Blancafort Spa Termal

La Garriga (a 13.3 Km)

Come to the Hotel Blancafort Thermal Spa and disconnect in the quiet…

Read more

Can Mora de Dalt

Sant Vicenç de Montalt (a 13.4 Km)

15th century farmhouse that for 18 generations belongs to the same family…

Read more

News

Enter Espinelves!

Read more

Discover Soriguera, a hidden treasure in the heart of the Catalan…

Read more

Proposals

La Rutatur

Read more

School Activity: BTT skills circuit, gymkhana and traditional…

Read more

20 €

Events

Ampostine Biographies Cycle in Amposta

29/02/2024 ...

Read more

Festival "A la Vora del Jazz" Mataró

29/02/2024 ...

Read more

Subscribe to our newsletters!

You will receive our monthly newsletter with new routes, promotions, sweepstakes, etc.. on your email!