Shire: Vallès Occidental
Altitude: 132 m
Castellbisbales a municipality located in the comarca of Vallès Occidental. Its name comes from the union of two words: castle and bishop.
If we look back and search for the origins of Castellbisbal and found in prehistory. The Roman period was also important for territory and are proof of that number remains, the most obvious is the Devil's Bridge. However, probably the largest footprint happened during medieval times as Castellbisbal comes the third document written in Catalan Rendes the Capbreu of them, drets feudals i tributs, Bisbe pertanyents to Barcelona in the Castell Bisbal in Llobregat, dating from the tenth century The modern era is essential for the evolution of the town. As a curiosity, note that during the Civil War, was named Castellbisbal Fruiters.
Its development during the twentieth century has been influenced, in large part, by their geographical location and its large size. Castellbisbal has grown greatly in recent years thanks to the arrival of people from other parts of Spanish territory or abroad. This allowed him to move forward with the strength that he has. They are a sample of the numerous developments this growth and, above all, the large number of industrial estates within the municipality there Castellbisbal.
From the remarkable monuments of Castellbisbal can cite the Devil's Bridge, which spans the river between the terms Llobregat and Martorell Castellbisbal, the church of Sant Vicenç seventeenth century, the chapel of Sant Quintí, or the Museu Municipal Pagesia between others.
In addition, the municipality of Castellbisbal offers a number of cultural and natural routes for their environments, very interesting, such as the Torre fossada Telegraph or the farmhouse of Can Riquer vell.
Their local festivals are held in January and August.
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