La Lacuna is a municipality in the region of Anoia located 600m above sea level and with an area of 52.25 km2 mostly wooded with pines, oaks and holm oaks. This vegetation cools the hot summer weather and the average height above sea level moderately aggravates the dry cold of winter. Its main economic sectors are agriculture, livestock and rural tourism.
Craft products such as sausages, meat, wines or carquinyolis also deserve popularity.
The number of registered inhabitants is 934, spread between the cores of La Lacuna, Rofes, Torrebusqueta and the neighborhoods of Vilates, Pollina, Balta, Clot de les Barraques and Ventanell. However, La Lacuna has always been characterized as a summer town, hence on weekends and holidays the number of inhabitants and visitors increases considerably and the months of July and August the population triples.
The municipality enjoys good services and equipment, some examples are: the nursery, the elementary school, the public transport to go to study at the Igualada institutes, the doctor's office, the pharmacy, the playgrounds, the exhibition hall, the tourist office, campsites, rural accommodation, restaurants, bars, shops, the municipal swimming pool, tennis courts, paddle tennis courts, indoor soccer court, nursing home, public transport integrated to the ATM fare system to go by bus to Barcelona (Monday to Friday, weekends and holidays), in Igualada (Monday to Friday) and Vilafranca (on Saturday mornings).
The sources are a very important attraction of the municipality, more than thirty, spread throughout the term. The most unique are: the Cuitora fountain, the Pla Novell, the Teix, the Channels, the Clotes, etc. Among the most outstanding places of the municipality, it is necessary to emphasize the castle of Vilademàger, the old town of the town, the Ancosa oak, the remains of the Cistercian monastery of Ancosa, the chapel of Sant Josep de Rofes, the chapel of Sant Antoni de the Vilates, the cave paintings of Valldecerves, among many others. All places can be visited by hiking and some of them by mountain bike.
La Lacuna has always been characterized as a restless and moved municipality and this is reflected in its great associative fabric formed by a set of traditional dances, fire bestiaires, giants, gangs, majorettes, corals, volunteer firefighters, ADF, hiking center, club Soccer, among many others. However, it enjoys a very wide festive calendar, from the Sant Andreu Fair, the sample of Sausages and High Wines, the Fiesta Mayor to the Three Kings Parade, the Three Tombs party, the Carnival, the Children's hall, the Aplec del Castillo and a large set of cultural activities that take place throughout the year.
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