Sea and mountain environment and activities
The location of the farmhouse is ideal, as you can enjoy many and diverse activities thanks to being located in an environment of sea and mountains: The beach and the Montgatina village of seafaring essence, and the Mediterranean pine mountain range and mountain warmth of the tianenca population.
At the same time, you have all the advantages of being only fifteen minutes from Barcelona, and having all communications (motorway, train, buses, etc.) at your fingertips.
A maritime municipality that preserves the best of the essence of the town and at the same time is dynamic and active.
Montgat is part of the Maresme region, it is the southernmost town, located on the coast on the border with the Barcelonés region, between Badalona and El Masnou. It has almost 11,000 inhabitants, and its privileged beaches, its maritime route, the tunnel (the first railway tunnel drilled in the Spanish State), the 16th century watchtower, the old quarter and the parish church of San Juan, its summer beach bars, the old baths rehabilitated and dedicated to the world of restoration, parties facing the sea, summer nights with havaneras and burnt rum, maritime sports, seafood cuisine... and its most unknown and charming corners.
Municipality of Montgat. Tourist guide.
We link you to the Montgat town hall website, where you will find the town's tourist guide and all the information you need on both routes and activities, festivals, restaurants, sports, etc.
The art of good eating
In Montgat we have a varied gastronomic offer and very good restaurants of all kinds of culinary specialization. Those with a Mediterranean flavor and seafood cuisine stand out, with the aim of always offering the best product on the market.
Do not miss their rice dishes and their good fish fresh from the sea. You will find them in the Tourist Guide of the Montgat Town Hall.
A mountain municipality, rich and picturesque, with relief drawn based on pine trees and vineyards.
Tiana is located in the Sierra de Marina and on the eastern coast of Catalonia, in the southernmost part of the Maresme region. It goes hand in hand with its neighboring town, Montgat, which offers its sea. Tiana has more than 8,000 inhabitants and its main economic activity is dry farming of grapes, and above all the production of wines and cavas from the DO Alella. Do not miss visiting the house of the children's storyteller and cartoonist Lola Anglada, the hermitage of La Alegría, the church of Sant Cebrià -patron saint of the town-, the Cartuja de Montealegre located in La Conrería, the Quim Batlle wineries and the cellars Parxet, the summer Jazz festivals in the Casal, the charm of its Plaza del Ayuntamiento, and its grilled and mountain gastronomy at the hand of numerous prestigious restaurants that the population has.
Tiana Town Hall
We link you to the Tiana Town Hall website, where you will find all the information you need and the town's tourist guide with places of interest.
The gastronomic offer of Tiana is very varied, and is characterized by its traditional Catalan and seasonal cuisine, based on local products with a mountain flavor. Do not miss the grilled meats, the traditional dishes and the calçots, as they will not leave you indifferent.
Masía Can Gel is only 15 minutes from the city of Barcelona, and you have all the accesses and transport at your fingertips.
Barcelona is a city that falls in love. Do not miss the routes through its incredible modernist buildings, walk through its most charming streets and neighborhoods, walk through the parks, observe the city from its viewpoints, visit the museums or savor its rich gastronomy of traditional Catalan cuisine.
In case you have little time and want to stay with the essence of Barcelona, we suggest the following route:
The route begins by visiting the Sagrada Familia, one of the most essential places to visit in Barcelona. It is a masterpiece of the great modernist architect Antoni Gaudí, and is the most visited monument in the city. Its naturist style and the techniques used make it a unique place in the world.
Hospital of the Holy Cross and
Near the Sagrada Familia is another modernist wonder of the city, the Hospital de la Santa Cruz y San Pablo, a complex of hospital buildings designed by the architect Lluís Domènech Montaner and his son, and is another of the places in Barcelona declared a World Heritage Site of Humanity.
Park Güell is one of the most beautiful parks in the world, and it is in the upper part of the city, so with its incredible views, it becomes one of the best viewpoints in Barcelona. Antoni Gaudí created it taking inspiration from the undulating forms of nature, and it is full of sculptures, buildings and fountains.
La Pedrera, or Casa Milá, is a jewel of a modernist building by Antoni Gaudí, which stands out for its spectacular terrace and chimneys.
Nearby you will find Casa Batlló, also a masterpiece by the same architect, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and another of the most visited places in Barcelona.
The Gothic Quarter and the Cathedral
From Plaza Cataluña and taking the path down, once you have passed the Portal del Ángel, you will find the picturesque Plaza del Pi, the beautiful Plaza de San Felipe Neri, the emblematic restaurant Els Quatre Gats, Plaza San Jaime, the hidden Temple of Augusto, and all the alleys and small squares that comprise the Gothic Quarter, which has its origins in Roman times and where its narrow streets, buildings and palaces are marvelous. Don't miss the Cathedral, which impresses with its magnificent Gothic-style interior and large cloister.
Once you arrive at the stately Plaza Real, you will end up on the Ramblas; the picturesque, colorful and most famous street in Barcelona. Do not miss entering the Boquería market, seeing the façade of the great Liceo theater, looking at the Miró mosaic on the floor of the Ramblas, drinking water from the Canaletas fountain, going down to the Columbus monument and finishing in the port.