Sant Celoni

Province: Barcelona
Shire: Vallès Oriental
Inhabitants: 16905
Extension: 65,2 Km2
Altitude: 152 m

Sant Celoni is a municipality of Vallès Oriental that stands out for its privileged geographical location.

The municipality, 64.4 km² in area, consists of two urban centers, mainly: Sant Celoni, the most populated (16,359 inhabitants, 10-02-2016) and La Batllòria (1,328 inhabitants, 10-02-2016), about 5 kilometers northeast. The municipality also includes Vilardell, Sant Martí de Montnegre, Olzinelles and Fuirosos, nuclei of the Montnegre area that in the past had constituted municipalities with different grouping formulas.

Halfway between the provinces of Barcelona and Girona and very well connected both by road and by rail, Sant Celoni has become a reference municipality of the Baix Montseny and is one of the main entry gates to the Montseny Natural Park and the Montnegre Park and the Corridor, natural spaces of great richness and scenic beauty.

Sant Celoni offers visitors a rich cultural, natural and gastronomic heritage and a wide variety of nature routes with alternatives for all types of public.

History

The first Celonins lived in scattered houses grouped around the parish of San Martí de Pertegàs. In the eleventh century the lords of Montseny ordered the construction of a chapel dedicated to Sant Celoni at the foot of the royal road from Barcelona to Girona.

At the beginning of the thirteenth century there were already 72 fires or houses, and by the middle of the 14th century the population was approaching a thousand inhabitants. In 1370 the hospitalarios approved the ordinances of good government, some of the first in Catalonia, demonstrating the strength and good organization of the town. In 1405 Sant Celoni became the property of the Cabrera, who completed their domains in Montseny.

During the Middle Ages the town of Sant Celoni was in the hands of the Hospitalers of Sant Joan de Jerusalem. The fortified city is what we know today as the neighborhood of the Force. The economy of Sant Celoni was governed mainly by crafts and the market, where all the surrounding villages found tools and tools necessary to cultivate the land. This is demonstrated by the existing trades in the town: cloth merchants, merchants, weavers, vanovers and manteros, wool combs, tailors, shoemakers, tanners, tanners, basters, carpenters, blacksmiths, millers, bakers, butchers...

The importance of wool and linen weavers led to the birth of the textile industry in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, also favored by the arrival of the railroad in 1860. The relief in this vitality, traditionally linked to trade, agriculture and livestock, has been taken up by the considerable industrial implantation, which occurred essentially during the 20th century, which has been built up in recent years as the main engine of the local economy, complemented by the dynamism of the commercial sector and the strength of services.

 

 

 

Where to sleep

La Granja Village

Santa Maria de Palautordera (a 3.4 Km)

La Granja Village is a Rural House located in the Vallés Oriental…

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Hostal Restaurant Turó de l'Home

Santa Maria de Palautordera (a 4.1 Km)

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

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Fundesplai, Cases de Colònies

(a 5.8 Km)

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

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Ca l'Estrada

Sant Esteve de Palautordera (a 5.5 Km)

Nit Rural is a rustic rental house, located in the Ca l…

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Càmping el Carlitos

Arenys de Mar (a 13.2 Km)

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

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Vila Arenys Hotel

Arenys de Mar (a 12.4 Km)

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

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Casa Rural Manso Esmandia

Cardedeu (a 12.2 Km)

Masía XVI with magic and tranquility, surrounded by the beauty of the…

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Can Mora de Dalt

Sant Vicenç de Montalt (a 12 Km)

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

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Where to eat

Hostal Restaurant Turó de l'Home

Santa Maria de Palautordera (a 4.1 Km)

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

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Bare Nostrum

Arenys de Mar (a 12 Km)

We Bare Nostrum, an inn that has extensive experience in the restaurant…

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Terra Restaurant

Les Franqueses del Vallès (a 16.1 Km)

In our restaurant you will find products from all over Catalonia, from…

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Pura Brasa

Pineda de Mar (a 18.1 Km)

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

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La Calma, el Bellver

Tagamanent (a 19.7 Km)

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

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Restaurant Hostal de la Plaça

Cabrils (a 20.9 Km)

Located in an old Catalan farmhouse XVII century, remodeled in the 50s…

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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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La Granja Village

Santa Maria de Palautordera (a 3.4 Km)

La Granja Village is a Rural House located in the Vallés Oriental…

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Circ Cric

Sant Esteve de Palautordera (a 4.6 Km)

Circ Cric Festival in Montseny from April 1 to July 1 2018…

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Rukimon - Rucs del Corredor

Dosrius (a 12 Km)

Do you want to walk next to a donkey? Do you prefer…

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Bosc Vertical

Dosrius (a 11.7 Km)

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

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Segway Comarca Aventura

Arenys de Munt (a 10.8 Km)

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

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Balneari Titus

Arenys de Mar (a 13.1 Km)

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

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Museu Arxiu Tomàs Balvey

Cardedeu (a 12.7 Km)

The matBC hosts the collection of its creator, Tomas Balvey and Bas…

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Events

Circ Cric Festival in the Montseny

01/05/2020 - 20/06/2020

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Deals

Exclusive offer for members of the GHT CLUB

Hotel GHT Marítim (Calella) (a 16 Km)

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-10% discount for large families

Hotel GHT Marítim (Calella) (a 16 Km)

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-14% discount for stays of 5 nights or more in ght maritim hotel

Hotel GHT Marítim (Calella) (a 16 Km)

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Exclusive offer for members of the GHT CLUB

GHT Balmes Hotel, Aparthotel & Splash (Calella) (a 16.5 Km)

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