Guardiola de Berguedà

Province: Barcelona | Shire: Berguedà | Inhabitants: 1.024 | Extension: 61,7 Km2 | Altitude: 720 m

Berguedà Guardiola is a municipality located in the north of the Berguedà. It is bathed by the confluence of the rivers Llobregat and Bastareny and make an entourage of old territories and parishes.

In fact, there is evidence of Berguedà Guardiola documents ninth and tenth centuries, citing drill parishes, Gavarrós, Gréixer and Cerdanyola and even be aware of the existence of the castle and monastery Guardiola Sant Llorenç prop Baga. At first, the castle tower was a simple look that was growing into an area with houses, a church and a wall. Further confirmed its strategic importance in the area for its location in the narrow gorge of Collet. So, was the gateway to the valley cami ral drill. In regards to the monastery of Sant Llorenç prop Baga, also had a great importance in the area, but in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries the crisis and the earthquakes were crumbling monastic buildings which contributed to the demise of the Abbey and spent to be a dependent priory of the monastery of Sant Pau del Camp.

Nevertheless, we must say that Berguedà Guardiola was predominantly rural population in the eighteenth century, at which time the area is industrialized and reopen old mills or a forge to build iron. In fact, in the nineteenth century opened an industrial colony within the municipality of Guardiola de Berguedà, the industrial colony known Pujol i Tomas. However, in the mines proliferate also serve to unite the area with Barcelona and with the station Clot del Moro.

Yet Berguedà Guardiola becomes an industrial township, mining and above commercial, which has been forced to reconvert, from mid twentieth century, in a core facing the natural and historic tourism.

Within the municipality of Guardiola de Berguedà find the hydroelectric and Collet cement factory, where today still works and is made ??part of the cement used in the Holy Family. Also located oil mine the "Francesos" Riutort of which, even today, gushing oil. And certainly we can not forget the large number of churches and chapels that are scattered in this county, most of them scattered in the territory and of which we highlight the chapel of Santa Eulalia de Cal Vilella, the church of Sant Martí de Broca, Sant Andreu de Gréixer or Sant Genis of Gavarrós.

What to do

Turisme del Berguedà

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

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Centre Astronòmic del Pedraforca

Saldes (a 11.8 Km)

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

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Penyes Altes Outdoor Services

Bellver de Cerdanya (a 14 Km)

Discover new places and new adventures with the help of our team…

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Museu de les Mines de Cercs

Cercs (a 6 Km)

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

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Where to eat

El Recó de l'Avi

Guardiola de Berguedà

Typical homemade cuisine, with oak-grilled meats, a wide variety of tapas and…

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Hostal la Muntanya

Castellar de n'Hug (a 12.5 Km)

Family hostel located in Castellar de n'Hug. It has different options for…

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Gust Pizzeria

Berga (a 14.7 Km)

Come to Gust Pizzeria to try the wide variety of pizzas or…

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Restaurant Apartaments Els Roures

Castellar del Riu (a 14.8 Km)

Rest, charm and good cuisine, a unique space located in Berguedà, at…

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Where to sleep

Hotel Casa Duaner

Guardiola de Berguedà

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

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La Closa

Castellar de n'Hug (a 12.7 Km)

Its gardens and spaces allow you to rest quietly sunbathing, sit on…

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Restaurant Apartaments Els Roures

Castellar del Riu (a 14.8 Km)

Rest, charm and good cuisine, a unique space located in Berguedà, at…

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Hostal la Muntanya

Castellar de n'Hug (a 12.5 Km)

Family hostel located in Castellar de n'Hug. It has different options for…

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Events

Game and truffle cuisine in Berguedà

15/01/2024 - 14/03/2024

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The Patum of Berga

29/05/2024 - 02/06/2024

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Proposals

Enjoy Holy Week with your family at Berga Resort!

Berga Resort (Berga) (a 15.5 Km)

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Floral space of +100,000 tulips in niudalia

Niudalia - Flower Farm (Capolat) (a 17.3 Km)

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News

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