Canet de Mar
Altitude: 15 m
Seas Canet a coastal town in the county of Maresme noted for its traditional fishing and tourism. In this sense, we can describe Canet de Mar as a traditional fishing village, but has been important the presence of the flower and fruit, especially strawberries or strawberry cultivation Maresme. And, obviously, that over the years it has developed and consolidated its role within the tourism products offered in the region and in Catalonia.
The name of Canet de Mar comes from the Latin word cannetum, which means place of reeds.
Canet de Mar is located in the mountain range that separates the massif of Montenegre the sea. By its end run several streams, which bind to the mouth and eventually form the beach of Canet.
Furthermore, the town of Canet de Mar is famous for its artistic and architectural heritage, largely linked to modernism and has a number of houses in this style, among which are those of Domènech i Montaner. This artist mentioned, Casa Roura, the Museum Domènech i Montaner and canetense Ateneo, and the reform of the castle of Santa Florentina made ??in the nineteenth century. However, Canet de Mar also has seen the work of other modernist artists such as Josep Puig and Josep Llimona.
Canet de Mar has other places to visit such as the Sanctuary of Mercy, neo-Gothic church of Sant Pere, dating from the sixteenth century, the Vil · la Flora Park or Pedracastell mountain, on top of which stands a superb cross and from where you get a magnificent view of the valley and mountain Canet Montnegre.
Furthermore, Mar Canet has a number of beaches, Canet, and that of the Cavaiò Pla de Sant Crist or White Rocks.