Martorell

Province: Barcelona
Shire: Baix Llobregat
Inhabitants: 27850
Extension: 12,8 Km2
Altitude: 56 m

Martorell is a municipality of the Baix Llobregat, located on the right bank of the Llobregat in the place of confluence with the Anoia, a river that crosses through the middle of its territory. It has an area of 12.8 km².

The geographical situation of the municipal area, at the junction between the Pre-coastal Depression and the Llobregat valley, makes Martorell a communications hub of great importance.

Historical-monumental resources

Bridge of the Devil

The Devil's Bridge, one of the most emblematic monuments of Martorell, has its origins in the Roman era; The bridge was built between the years from 10 to 1 BC and will be part of the infrastructure of the so-called Via Augusta, which followed the Mediterranean from Rome to Gadex (the current Cadiz).

L'Enrajolada

Museum founded in 1876 by Francesc Santacana and Campmany (1810-1.896). It is one of the oldest museums in Catalonia, an example of nineteenth-century collecting.

Vicenç Ros Municipal Museum

The museum was inaugurated in 1945 and occupies a part of the former Convent of the Capuchins, located at the foot of the Sierra de las Torretas. It was founded in 1945 by Vicente Ros and Battllevell (1883 to 1970).

Llopart House

Casal that conserves some interesting windows, one Gothic and another Renaissance one.

The Tower of Hours

It was the residence of Francesc Pujols, a philosopher, poet, playwright and art critic from Martorell. It is a clear example of a 19th century mansion.

Natural resources

The municipality has a rich natural heritage mostly shared with neighboring towns, which must withstand strong urban and use pressure and the passage of numerous infrastructures.

Can Casas Park

The Can Casas park is located northwest of Martorell and occupies an area of 22 hectares. The Can Casas forest park is an essential space for the municipality of Martorell, both for its consideration as Forest of public utility and, especially, for its leisure function and physical scenario for the realization of environmental education activities .

Rivers

Martorell is located at the point of confluence between the Anoia River and the Llobregat River.

The Llobregat River is a river with typically Mediterranean characteristics: great irregularity of flows and strong fast swells especially in spring and autumn.

The Anoia River is one of the main tributaries of the Llobregat River. Located on the right bank of the Llobregat.

Sierra del Altaix

The mountainous zone of Martorell concentrates in the south of the municipality where the crest makes of limit of the municipal term. Numerous roads and paths cross this part of the mountain, which borders the protected area of the Ordal Mountains and becomes a good watchtower to contemplate the entire municipality and much of the north of the region.

Where to sleep

Fundesplai, Cases de Colònies

(a 9.9 Km)

At Fundesplai, we manage 17 houses of colonies and hostels and 8…

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Hotel Don Cándido i Restaurant Mun

Terrassa (a 10.7 Km)

Hotel of reference of the province of Barcelona. Renovated in 2017, coinciding…

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Aparhotel Atenea Barcelona

Barcelona (a 19.2 Km)

In the Diagonal, in the heart of the commercial, financial and business…

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Casa Gracia

Barcelona (a 20.8 Km)

Casa Gracia is an accommodation located in Paseo de Gracia Jardinets, the…

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Guitart Grand Passage

Barcelona (a 20.4 Km)

Modern hotel where design is intended to make your stay a detail.…

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Hostal Sans

Barcelona (a 20.3 Km)

It is located in the center of one of the longest commercial…

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Aparthotel Silver

Barcelona (a 20 Km)

Aparthotel Silver is one of the recommended establishments in Barcelona.

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Hostal Argo

Barcelona (a 21.5 Km)

Argo is a new and exquisitely designed urban hostel. Located in the…

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Where to eat

Hotel Don Cándido i Restaurant Mun

Terrassa (a 10.7 Km)

Hotel of reference of the province of Barcelona. Renovated in 2017, coinciding…

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Cal Pau Xic

Subirats (a 13.8 Km)

A restaurant lifetime. Catalan cuisine, home like before. Our goal is to…

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Restaurant El Bendito

Terrassa (a 13.2 Km)

In the Restaurante el Bendito you will find the best grilled suckling…

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Restaurant Windsor

Barcelona (a 20.8 Km)

The Windsor restaurant, located in Barcelona, ​​is a benchmark of contemporary Catalan…

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Pirineu en Boca

Barcelona (a 22.3 Km)

Pirineu in Boca was born in March 2015 as the result of…

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Restaurant Dans le Noir? Barcelona

Barcelona (a 23 Km)

Dans le Noir? brings us the true essence of taste, makes us…

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Restaurant Barna Brew

Barcelona (a 22.2 Km)

There is no better place to try our beers, fresh directly from…

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Restaurant Teresa Carles Barcelona

Barcelona (a 22.1 Km)

Teresa Carles is one of the reference Vegetarian Restaurants in Barcelona. Our…

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What to do

Turisme Baix Llobregat

The Tourism Consortium means a great opportunity to improve the quality of…

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Barcelona és molt més

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

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Castell de Gelida

Gelida (a 6.8 Km)

The castle of Gelida is a very good example of the historical…

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La Passió d'Esparreguera

Esparreguera (a 8.2 Km)

Esparraquera's passion is a show with a dramatic and technical complexity, it…

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La Passió d'Olesa de Montserrat

Olesa de Montserrat (a 8.1 Km)

The Passion of Olesa is more than theater. It is an experience…

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Bodegues Sumarroca

Subirats (a 9.9 Km)

Between Sant Sadurní and Gelida, we have three farms that make a…

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Fundació Xarxa Espectacles familiars

Terrassa (a 11.8 Km)

Catalan private foundation created in 1995 and is based on local groups…

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Celler L'Olivera, Masia Can Calopa de Dalt

Barcelona (a 11.9 Km)

A farmhouse, recovered vineyards, a small winery, a social integration social project…

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News

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Events

23/02/2020

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Carnival in Terrassa

20/02/2020 - 26/02/2020

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Carnival in Viladecans

20/02/2020 - 26/02/2020

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Rubrifolkum Festival in Sant Boi de Llobregat

05/03/2020 - 07/03/2020

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