Visit to Gelida Castle

Visit to Gelida Castle and the spectacular views of the Penedès

Gelida Castle is a unique architectural work located in the Ordal mountain chain, in a space delimited between the torrents of Cantillepa and Sant Miquel.

Of great historical richness, this castle separated two territories and is a clear example of the passage of time in the Penedès, as it shows the traces of many works carried out over almost a thousand years. It has now become one of the most popular tourist spots in the municipality of Gelida.

What curiosities does this castle contain?

  • Its external structure has reflected the historical processes it has undergone over the years.
  • Plaça del Pedró: Although at present we only find a large esplanade, in the past it was a very fortified covered space, with a chapel, a terraced building and also had a courtyard. All this was built for the noble people.
  • Cemetery: Located around the church, it has tombs from the tenth and eleventh centuries.
  • Tower: It was created with the intention of defending the castle, but at the end of the 14th century it was transformed into a noble site of the castle.

LOCATION: Camí Castell - Gelida

GUIDED TOUR HOURS: Every day except Monday at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. More information here.

Discover more curiosities about Gelida Castle by visiting it and complete a day in the Penedès by going up to the Gelida Funicular, a transport that has become one of the most endearing in Catalonia.

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