Saldes

Province: Barcelona
Shire: Berguedà
Inhabitants: 340
Extension: 66,4 Km2
Altitude: 1215 m

Saldes is a municipality located north of the Berguedà entities formed by Saldes, Maçaners, l'Espà as well as smaller ones. It extends along the east side of the iconic mountain Pedraforca, between the Sierras del Cadi d 'Ensija. Bordered other mountain towns with small populations such as Josa del Cadi Tuixent, Gisclareny, Gósol or Vallcebre.

In the valley where the river forms located Saldes or Eina River, that flow with the stream Salada and Gresolet torrent, which come from the two mountains that surround it. Later joins the river Llobregat.

In the area between Maçaners and Saldes find a dolmen, sample of prehistoric life in the area. There is evidence that in the Middle Ages Saldes Castle belonged to the barons of Pinos, and that came at the hands of the Duke of Alba during the sixteenth century. In the late nineteenth century, Saldes becomes important for the discovery of a mineral deposit in the area, which brought about a major growth in population and a wave of miners from Astúrias to work. This increase in population and the ideology of the majority of the immigrants had to be built one Civil Guard Barracks, unique to the area. The mining but was terminated in 2008 when the company Carbones Pedraforca SA closed.

Today it is important the natural environment and more since, in 1982, was declared Paratge Pedraforca Natural d'National Interest.

Maçaners

From this point you contemplate Pedraforca fantastic views and also can enjoy the tranquility and beauty of a large number of sources, such as: the Cala Pona, the Clavellina, the Guide or the Sull.

Also, the second weekend of July, we can enjoy of the Meeting d'acordionistes (accordion) held since 1985.

L'Espà

The town was built around the Romanesque church of Sant Andreu dated XII century. He was also the starting point of a cable car carrying coal Berguedà Guardiola.

Feners, Molers, Cardina i Coll de la Trappe

Feners is a manor of the town, situated a little south of l'Espà. In Molers find a village and the Romanesque church of Sant Pontius. Cardina and Coll de la Trappe are neighborhoods located near the core of Saldes.

Where to sleep

Hostal Cal Francisco

Gósol (a 6.2 Km)

The hostel is in a crossroad that leads to different routes, some…

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Hotel Casa Duaner

Guardiola de Berguedà (a 11.5 Km)

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

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Casa Palou

Cercs (a 12.3 Km)

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

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Cal Pau Guardiola

Guardiola de Berguedà (a 11.4 Km)

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

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Càmping Fontfreda

Berga (a 14 Km)

Located in the Berguedà, 1200 meters high, it is a small camping…

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Restaurant Apartaments Els Roures

Castellar del Riu (a 13.9 Km)

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

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Apartament Cal Dansa

Berga (a 16.7 Km)

Totally new loft located in the heart of Berga, on Calle Mayor,…

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Cal Mateuet

Lles de Cerdanya (a 16.7 Km)

The rural house Cal Mateuet, is located in the Cerdanya, in Travesseres,…

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Where to eat

El Recó de l'Avi

Guardiola de Berguedà (a 11.5 Km)

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

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Restaurant Apartaments Els Roures

Castellar del Riu (a 13.9 Km)

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

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Restaurant Terra

Berga (a 17 Km)

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

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Bar Restaurant El Jardí

Sant Llorenç de Morunys (a 16 Km)

An establishment with tradition. Old casino and ballroom, its spaciousness makes it…

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Restaurant Cal Travé

Berga (a 17.2 Km)

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

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Restaurant Gust Picant

Berga (a 16.8 Km)

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

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Cal Candi

Vilada (a 18.7 Km)

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

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La Closa

Castellar de n'Hug (a 23.9 Km)

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

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What to do

Centre Astronòmic del Pedraforca

Saldes

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

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Turisme del Berguedà

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

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Barcelona és molt més

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

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Museu de les Mines de Cercs

Cercs (a 10.8 Km)

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

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Formatgeria Artesanal Tiraval

Bagà (a 10.2 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 14.4 Km)

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

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Kayak K.1 - La Llosa del Cavall

Sant Llorenç de Morunys (a 15.5 Km)

Discover the most emblematic corners of the Llosa del Cavall reservoir on…

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Parc dels Búnquers de Martinet i Montellà

Montellà i Martinet (a 14.8 Km)

The memory space and Interpretation Center of the Park of the Bunkers…

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