Guardiola de Berguedà

Province: Barcelona
Shire: Berguedà
Inhabitants: 1024
Extension: 61,7 Km2
Altitude: 720 m

Berguedà Guardiola is a municipality located in the north of the Berguedà. It is bathed by the confluence of the rivers Llobregat and Bastareny and make an entourage of old territories and parishes.

In fact, there is evidence of Berguedà Guardiola documents ninth and tenth centuries, citing drill parishes, Gavarrós, Gréixer and Cerdanyola and even be aware of the existence of the castle and monastery Guardiola Sant Llorenç prop Baga. At first, the castle tower was a simple look that was growing into an area with houses, a church and a wall. Further confirmed its strategic importance in the area for its location in the narrow gorge of Collet. So, was the gateway to the valley cami ral drill. In regards to the monastery of Sant Llorenç prop Baga, also had a great importance in the area, but in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries the crisis and the earthquakes were crumbling monastic buildings which contributed to the demise of the Abbey and spent to be a dependent priory of the monastery of Sant Pau del Camp.

Nevertheless, we must say that Berguedà Guardiola was predominantly rural population in the eighteenth century, at which time the area is industrialized and reopen old mills or a forge to build iron. In fact, in the nineteenth century opened an industrial colony within the municipality of Guardiola de Berguedà, the industrial colony known Pujol i Tomas. However, in the mines proliferate also serve to unite the area with Barcelona and with the station Clot del Moro.

Yet Berguedà Guardiola becomes an industrial township, mining and above commercial, which has been forced to reconvert, from mid twentieth century, in a core facing the natural and historic tourism.

Within the municipality of Guardiola de Berguedà find the hydroelectric and Collet cement factory, where today still works and is made ??part of the cement used in the Holy Family. Also located oil mine the "Francesos" Riutort of which, even today, gushing oil. And certainly we can not forget the large number of churches and chapels that are scattered in this county, most of them scattered in the territory and of which we highlight the chapel of Santa Eulalia de Cal Vilella, the church of Sant Martí de Broca, Sant Andreu de Gréixer or Sant Genis of Gavarrós.

Where to sleep

Cal Pau Guardiola

Guardiola de Berguedà

Cal Pau is an ideal accommodation to enjoy the calm and the…

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Hotel Casa Duaner

Guardiola de Berguedà

Located in Guardiola de Berguedà and features an outdoor pool, a garden,…

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Càmping Mirador al Pedraforca

Saldes (a 10.6 Km)

The campsite Pedraforca Mirador is a quiet family camping next to Moixeró…

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Casa Palou

Cercs (a 9.7 Km)

Casa Palou is located in the municipality of Cercs, in the Berguedà,…

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Guitart La Molina Aparthotel

Alp (a 12.6 Km)

Doorstep of La Molina surrounded by forest and native vegetation in high…

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La Closa

Castellar de n'Hug (a 12.7 Km)

Its gardens and spaces allow you to quietly submerge in the sun,…

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Hostal la Muntanya

Castellar de n'Hug (a 12.5 Km)

Family hostel located in Castellar de n'Hug. It has different options for…

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Cal Candi

Vilada (a 11.8 Km)

Located in the village of Vilada, at a height of 750 meters…

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Where to eat

El Recó de l'Avi

Guardiola de Berguedà

homemade cuisine with grilled meats oak, variety of tapas and toast field.…

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La Closa

Castellar de n'Hug (a 12.7 Km)

Its gardens and spaces allow you to quietly submerge in the sun,…

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Hostal la Muntanya

Castellar de n'Hug (a 12.5 Km)

Family hostel located in Castellar de n'Hug. It has different options for…

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Cal Xic

Saldes (a 12.4 Km)

Cal Xic, from Saldes, is an agrotourism house located in the Berguedà…

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Cal Candi

Vilada (a 11.8 Km)

Located in the village of Vilada, at a height of 750 meters…

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Restaurant Cal Travé

Berga (a 15.2 Km)

Cal Travé is a family restaurant of traditional Catalan cuisine and seasonal…

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Restaurant Terra

Berga (a 15.2 Km)

The Terra restaurant is born of diverse influences rooted in the life…

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Restaurant Apartaments Els Roures

Castellar del Riu (a 14.8 Km)

Rest, charm and good food, a unique space located in the Berguedà,…

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What to do

Barcelona és molt més

Discovers that Barcelona is much more! Near Barcelona have a world of…

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Turisme del Berguedà

From the cultivation areas of the Baix Berguedà, the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park…

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Quads de Pagès

Sant Julià de Cerdanyola (a 1.6 Km)

We have different routes and different levels of difficulty so you can…

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Formatgeria Artesanal Tiraval

Bagà (a 2.8 Km)

Always made with the best milk, that's why we work with herds…

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Formatges Cuirols

La Nou de Berguedà (a 6.4 Km)

Our cheeses are made with raw milk and we work with our…

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Jardins Artigas

La Pobla de Lillet (a 8.1 Km)

The Artigas Gardens, designed at the beginning of the 20th century by…

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Tren del Ciment

La Pobla de Lillet (a 7.2 Km)

The Cement Train is a line that historically joined the former Asland…

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Merolla Berguedà

Berga (a 15.4 Km)

In our mushroom hunter outings, we will know a bit about the…

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News

Three award-winning cheese factories that we can not miss Llobregat…

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Weather forecast

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Events

Live Earth Concert in Avià

14/12/2019

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Avià with the Marató de TV3

15/12/2019

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Christmas carol concert in Avià

22/12/2019

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Fia-Faia Berguedà

24/12/2019

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