Sant Fruitós de Bages
Altitude: 247 m
Sant Fruitós de Bages is a village of Bages, located just 5 kilometers from the capital, Manresa, for what, like Manresa, Sant Fruitós de Bages is located in a privileged position as a hub for your communication commercial and industrial, is often used as a bedroom community for workers from neighboring areas.
Sant Fruitós de Bages is a conglomerate of four cores over population: La Rosaleda, Les Brucardes, Pineda de Bages and Torroella de Baix. Historically, Sant Fruitós de Bages is formed from the aggregation of different parishes, that of Olzinelles, the de la Vall dels Horst, Sant Iscle, Sant Fruitós de Bages and Claret, aggregate all the dependence of the monastery of Sant Benet de Bages.
Among the most remarkable places in the municipality of Sant touristically Fruitós de Bages find the monastery of Sant Benet de Bages, now known as Mon Sant Benet, recently restored, which also hosts the Alicia Foundation (headed by Ferran Adrià), a center of food development, the Sèquia Park is another attraction of Sant Fruitós de Bages, and so are the different churches that surround it, among which are the de Sant Sebastià de les Brucardes, Santa Anna and Santa Maria de Claret or Sant Iscle and Santa Victòria.
From the monastery of Sant Benet can follow a scenic road that links to the historic center of the town of Sant Fruitós de Bages, which highlights the Mirador de Sant Benet. In this way we found links to other routes and routes that invite us to understand the environment of the monastery and Sant Fruitós de Bages.
Sant Fruitós de Bages celebrates its festival on January 21.