Excursions and activities in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Traveling as a family is one of the best experiences we can have, and Vilanova i la Geltrú is the perfect destination to enjoy an unforgettable family vacation. However, if in addition to enjoying the beaches and the local cuisine, you want to explore the surroundings, there are numerous options for nearby excursions that you will love. From theme parks to historic monasteries, passing through natural parks and lovely gardens, in this blog we propose some of the best excursions to do with the family near Vilanova and la Geltrú. Take paper and pencil, and take notes!

Excursions and activities Vilanova

Port Aventura World theme park in Salou: Portaventura World, which consists of 3 parks: Port Aventura Park, Caribe Aquaric Park and Ferrari Land. One of the most recognized theme parks in Europe. It offers a wide variety of attractions, from roller coasters to water attractions, shows and shows for all ages. The park is divided into different areas set in different parts of the world: Mediterranean, Polynesia, Sésamo Aventura, China, Mexico and Far West.

The Aqualeón water park in Albinyana (El Vendrell): perfect to beat the summer heat. It offers water attractions for all ages: from wave pools to slides of different heights and speeds. It also has areas for small children, restaurants, rest areas and solarium.

Visit to the Monastery of Montserrat and its famous basilica: one of the most important religious and touristic destinations in Catalonia. Located on an impressive mountain, Montserrat is a place of religious pilgrimage, but also a place for lovers of nature and culture. The monastery has a magnificent basilica, a museum and a singing school.

The natural park of Garraf: a perfect place for lovers of hiking, nature and the Mediterranean landscape. The park has numerous hiking trails, impressive cliffs, caves and rock formations.

The Gardens of the Castillo de Santa Florentina in Canet de Mar: located in an impressive castle overlooking the Mediterranean, this historic garden is a must for lovers of gardening and architecture. Its beautiful gardens and ponds have a wide variety of exotic plants and flowers.

The Montjuïc cable car in Barcelona to enjoy panoramic views: it offers impressive panoramic views of the city of Barcelona, from a height of more than 70 meters above sea level. It connects the port with the mountain of Montjuïc and has two stations: one in the port and one on the mountain.

The labyrinth of Horta, a historic garden in Barcelona: one of the oldest botanical and architectural gardens in Barcelona, located in the Horta district. It has beautiful gardens and a cypress maze that is perfect to enjoy with the whole family.

Excursion to Sitges to walk and enjoy its beaches: Sitges is a charming coastal town, located just a few kilometers from Vilanova and la Geltrú. Its beaches are perfect for enjoying the sun and the sea, and its old town is a place full of charm and culture.

Tibidabo theme park in Barcelona: located on Tibidabo mountain, this park is one of the oldest in Europe. It offers mechanical attractions, shows and games for all ages. From its highest attractions, such as the Giradabo roller coaster, you can admire impressive views of the city of Barcelona.

Visit to the Dalí Museum in Figueres, a magical and unforgettable place: the Salvador Dalí Museum is one of the most visited museums in Spain. Located in Figueres, it has an impressive collection of works by the most creative and innovative surrealist artist of the 20th century.

Poblet Abbey, an architectural and cultural jewel in Tarragona: one of the architectural and cultural jewels of the province of Tarragona, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It has an impressive Cistercian monastery, a church and numerous chapels, dating from the 12th century. The monastery is a historical and cultural place to visit with the family.

We hope you liked our selection of tourist destinations near Vilanova and Geltrú to enjoy with the family. Don’t stop trying them! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. And if you need accommodation in Vilanova i la Geltrú, we recommend Atenea Park Apartments; a complex located just 5 minutes’ walk from the beach and with all the amenities you can imagine. Come and discover the best tourist destination to enjoy together with yours!