Guardiola de Berguedà

Province: Barcelona | Shire: Berguedà | Inhabitants: 1.024 | 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.

What to do

Turisme del Berguedà

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

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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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Museu de les Mines de Cercs

Cercs (a 6 Km)

Dedicated monographically to coal, it is a museum of technique and history…

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Tren del Ciment

La Pobla de Lillet (a 7.2 Km)

The Cement Train is a line that historically linked the old Asland…

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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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Indòmit Centre d'Aventura

Berga (a 11.5 Km)

Adventure Center, where you can find most activities that can be grouped…

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Centre Astronòmic del Pedraforca

Saldes (a 11.8 Km)

In the Pedraforca Astronomical Center you will have the whole universe... to…

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Ripollès Turisme

Campdevànol (a 14.9 Km)

El Ripollès, is a mountain region, located in the Pyrenees of Girona,…

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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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Cal Candi

Vilada (a 11.8 Km)

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

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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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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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Restaurant Gust Picant

Berga (a 14.6 Km)

In the Picant Gust restaurant you can enjoy very affordable menus and…

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Gust Pizzeria

Berga (a 14.7 Km)

Come to Gust Pizzeria to try the wide variety of pizzas or…

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Restaurant Apartaments Els Roures

Castellar del Riu (a 14.8 Km)

Rest, charm and good cuisine, a unique space located in Berguedà, at…

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Restaurant Terra

Berga (a 15.2 Km)

The Terra restaurant is born from various influences rooted in the life…

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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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Cal Patola Xic

Bagà (a 2.8 Km)

Enjoy a comfortable stay, surrounded by pleasant surroundings and different routes to…

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Alberg de Bagà (Casa Natura Bagà)

Gisclareny (a 6.8 Km)

The Casa Natura Bagà is in a magical setting, passing the Camí…

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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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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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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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Events

Major Festival in Castellar de n'Hug

28/09/2022 - 29/09/2022 ...

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The scientific gaze at the Castellar de n'Hug Cement Museum

02/10/2022 ...

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