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Castelldefels beachBeaches1km
Olympic CanalCanals2km
Castelldefels CastleCastles 1km
Anec Blau Shopping CenterShopping2km
Parroquia de Santa MariaReligion2km
Iglesia Evangelica de CastelldefelsReligion2km
Turo del FetjoHill2km
el Peu de Santa MariaHill2km
Turo del GallHill2km
Turo d'en VinaderHill2km
Gavamar BeachBeaches4km
Botigues beachBeaches4km
Avenc de les Nou BoquesCaves4km
Turo de CacagatsHill3km
Avenc dels GuerrillersCaves3km


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Pros

nice people
nice weather
delicious meals
splendid sceneries
easy-to-access
near the sea
seaside stays
mild climate

Suitable for

shopping
study

Why to go there?

old&new architecture

Transportation and means of transport

railway
air
international airport


Information and Facts

GPS: 41.2719, 1.9775
Altitude: 8 m
Nearest airport: Barcelona International Airport
Coastline: Balearic Sea
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 2:27:11 PM

Castelldefels: Reviews

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 Aura: 80Reviews: 56Aug 24, 2011 9:29:00 AM
Castelldefels is a seaside resort in Spain . It is popular with the inhabitants of Barcelona and tourists who want to discover the beauties of the Catalan capital and relax by the seaside at the same time. It is situated on the coast, not far from the international airport (Aeropuerto de Barcelona) . It is a part of the metropolitan area of Barcelona . The city has about 60,000 inhabitants today.

About the city

Castelldefels is best-known for its renowned beaches. There is an 18-km long sandy beach and many bars, restaurants, shops and accommodating facilities. The most significant monument is the Castelldefels Castle and the Santa Maria Church.

Activities

Castelldefels is very popular with people who like active holiday, especially water sports. The Olympic canal (Canal Olimpic de Catalunya) is located directly in the city. It was built for the 1992 Summer Olympic Games, which took place in Barcelona . The most popular activities include sailing, rowing, kite surfing, catamaran sailing, kayaking, etc. The nearby nature park Garraf is a popular place for taking trips.

Tourist services and entertainment

For the basic offer of accommodation, click HERE . Castelldefels hosts many different festivals throughout the year. The most significant of them are the Carnival Half Marathon, the Jazz Festival Half Marathon and the Festival of the Sea. Another well-known event is the car race Castelldefels Vintage Car Rally. You may also visit the local theater Plaza.

Little bit of history

The area of the today's city has been inhabited since the Middle Paleolithic Period. Over time, it became an important natural port. In 1550, the Castelldefels Castle was built. The biggest boom of the city began in the 18th century and lasts until present days.

Transport

Castelldefels is accessible by all means of transport. The international airport (Aeropuerto de Barcelona) is situated just a few kilometers from the city. There are regular bus links from the airport and Barcelona . You can also reach Castelldefels by train and by car via motorway C-32 or road no. C-31.

Cities around

CastelldefelsBegues (8km)Sitges (14km)Sant Pere de Ribes (17km)L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (15km)Vilanova i la Geltrú (22km)Corbera de Llobregat (17km)Barcelona (21km)Vilafranca del Penedès (25km)

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