Mataró

Province: Barcelona | Shire: Maresme | Inhabitants: 126.988 | Extension: 22,5 Km2 | Altitude: 28 m

Mataró is a Mediterranean city to discover at any time of the year! The capital of the Maresme has more than 126,000 inhabitants and enjoys a privileged location: located between the sea and the Cordillera Litoral, it is only 30 minutes from Barcelona and very close to the most tourist towns of the region.

The city has been able to collect and preserve traditions, history, heritage, culture and natural environment to offer its visitors today.

A walk through the center of the city allows you to discover a quality and diverse commercial and gastronomic offer , which also includes the traditional markets of El Rengle and Plaza de Cuba, with the best products harvested at home.

This offer combines with an attractive and pleasant environment where you can be surprised with samples of the rich heritage: the Roman legacy of the ancient city of Iluro, the beauty of the baroque ensemble of the Chapel of Sorrows in the Basilica of Santa Maria or the Gaudí nave, the first work of the modernist architect Antoni Gaudí and now the headquarters of the Museum of Contemporary Art where the Bassat Collection is exhibited, are just some examples.

This first level heritage can be discovered with guided tours or with the free audio guide service, available in five languages (Catalan, Spanish, English, French and Russian).

If you go to the sea, you will find some distinguished beaches with the "Q" certifications of tourist quality and with all the services to spend a good time in the bath.

The gastronomic and leisure offer of the seafront is complemented by that of the Port of Mataró, a marina with more than a thousand moorings that offers nautical and underwater activities throughout the year.

In June, Mataró welcomes the summer with the Fiesta in the Port, during which a large number of activities are organized to enjoy the sea.

If you love the mountains, you can walk and go hiking or cycling in the park Montnegre and Corredor and if you love adventure, enjoy the Vertical Forest in Forest Park.

Mataró is a city to discover all year round, but in summer the activity intensifies: if at the beginning of July the International Organ Festival (Fiorgue) takes place, consolidated as one of the main international events dedicated to this instrument; At the end of July, the city explodes with the Fiesta Mayor de Les Santes, declared a Patrimonial Festival of National Interest. Gigantes, fireworks, concerts, the Night Crazy and the performances of castellers -practice unique in the world-, are some of the main activities that take place.

What to do

Cubick Room Escape

Mataró

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Rukimon - Rucs del Corredor

Dosrius (a 5.6 Km)

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Bosc Vertical

(a 6 Km)

Vertical Forest is one of the largest and highest parks in Catalonia,…

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Fundació Palau

Caldes d'Estrac (a 7.6 Km)

Discover the life and work of Josep Palau i Fabra, one of…

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Balneari Titus

Arenys de Mar (a 10.4 Km)

The Balneario Titus, is located between Mataró and Caldetes, 38 km from…

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Base Nàutica Arenys de Mar

Arenys de Mar (a 10.1 Km)

Enjoy the sea and the beach at the Nautical Base where you…

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Segway Comarca Aventura

Arenys de Munt (a 10.3 Km)

Segway en el Maresme, with the spirit of enjoying our surroundings, Comarca…

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Casa Museu Lluís Domènech i Montaner

Canet de Mar (a 12.5 Km)

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Where to eat

Hostal Restaurant Turó de l'Home

Santa Maria de Palautordera (a 16.9 Km)

Located in the center of Santa Maria de Palautordera, at the foot…

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Pura Brasa

Pineda de Mar (a 23.1 Km)

A unique gastronomic experience: Pura Brasa is a close and fun concept…

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La Calma, el Bellver

Tagamanent (a 27.8 Km)

In La Masia Restaurant El Bellver, from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm…

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Pirineu en Boca

Barcelona (a 28 Km)

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

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Can Solé

Barcelona (a 28 Km)

One of the most emblematic restaurants in Barcelona and of the few…

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Restaurant Jardinet de Gràcia

Barcelona (a 28.6 Km)

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Restaurant Windsor

Barcelona (a 29 Km)

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

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Restaurant Alquimia

Barcelona (a 29.3 Km)

Alquimia Barcelona is a restaurant in Barcelona that will not leave you…

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Where to sleep

Atenea Port Barcelona Mataró

Mataró

The Hotel Atenea Port Mataro, is located in the seaside city of…

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Can Mora de Dalt

Sant Vicenç de Montalt (a 6.8 Km)

15th century farmhouse that for 18 generations belongs to the same family…

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Vila Arenys Hotel

Arenys de Mar (a 8.4 Km)

Villa Arenys Hotel is the reference establishment in Arenys de Mar; a…

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Càmping el Carlitos

Arenys de Mar (a 11.4 Km)

Family camping, with a large area of ​​land located 100 meters from…

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Càmping El Vedado

Vallromanes (a 13.1 Km)

Mountain campsite located in the vicinity of Barcelona, ​​ideal to visit Barcelona…

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Aparhotel Atenea Vallès

Granollers (a 14.8 Km)

The Atenea Valles Aparthotel Granollers is located in the commercial center of…

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Hostal Restaurant Turó de l'Home

Santa Maria de Palautordera (a 16.9 Km)

Located in the center of Santa Maria de Palautordera, at the foot…

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Camping Roca Grossa

Calella (a 17.7 Km)

It located about 2 minutes' drive from Calella and includes an outdoor…

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Events

Christmas market in Penelles

08/12/2022

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Cànoves i Samalús nativity scene

08/12/2022 - 10/12/2022

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News

Giveaway: 4 lots of Carros de Foc t-shirts

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Do you want to win 10 days in a motorhome touring the Grand…

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