Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Vic, Spain


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 1.9 km
Ascend 30 m
Descend 39 m

Experience Vic in Spain in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Vic

Sight 1: Main Square of Vic

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The Plaça Major or Mercadal de Vic is a monumental arcaded square in the highest part of the old town, or Dalt de Vic.

Wikipedia: Plaça Major (Vic) (CA)

237 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Església de la Pietat

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Mercy is a church in Vic (Osona) protected as a cultural asset of local interest. Church with a large nave, oriented from north to south, with side chapels. The nave is divided into six sections and to the feet, under the rear, a square arch. The rest of the nave has side chapels and each section is marked on the roof with stucco arches. The presbytery is defined by a series of steps and on the altar, dedicated to Sant Sadurní. The head has a room covered by a dome, with eight divisions of stucco. The square bell tower flanks the presbytery on the western part and rises above the whole of the temple forming an octagonal tower, and at the top eight semicircular arch windows are crowned by a balustrade , in which the sphere of a clock is inscribed. In the eastern part of the nave a wide chapel dedicated to the ordeal and in the west part is a smaller one dedicated to Sant Llibori. The ensemble is covered on two sides and has a main facade in the south and another secondary to the west. The south facade has an axis of vertical symmetry and differentiates the central nave from the side chapels. The portal contains a niche dedicated to mercy. The west facade contains several openings, the old Sant Sadurní portal and a sculptured portal.

Wikipedia: La Pietat de Vic (CA)

52 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Roman Temple

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The Roman temple of Vic is an ancient Roman temple located in the uptown area of Vic, in the heart of Osona, Catalonia (Spain).

Wikipedia: Roman temple of Vic (EN)

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Sight 4: Castell dels Montcada

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The Montcada Castle was located in the upper part of the city of Vic and was erected at the end of the eleventh century. At that time it was known as the palace, the count's tower of Vic or more often as the castle of Vic. Currently, the vestiges of the northern and western sectors of the castle remain around the Roman Temple of Vic, whose walls formed the inner courtyard of the castle. The palace belonged to one of the most influential and prominent families in Catalonia from the second half of the eleventh century, the Montcada family.

Wikipedia: Castell dels Montcada (CA)

104 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Museu Episcopal de Vic

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The Episcopal Museum of Vic is a medieval art museum that preserves a magnificent collection of masterpieces of painting and sculpture from the Catalan Romanesque and Gothic periods. Located next to the Cathedral of Vic, in the region of Osona (Barcelona), it is declared a museum of national interest by the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Wikipedia: Museu Episcopal de Vic (CA)

50 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Església dels Dolors

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Església dels Dolors

The Church of Sorrows is a baroque church in Vic (Osona) protected as a Cultural Asset of Local Interest.

Wikipedia: Església dels Dolors (Vic) (CA)

55 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Catedral de Vic

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Catedral de Vic

Vic Cathedral, officially the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Vic, Catalonia, Spain. It is the seat of the Diocese of Vic.

Wikipedia: Vic Cathedral (EN)

90 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Pont de Queralt

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Pont de Queralt

The Queralt, Sant Francesc or La Calla Bridge is a Romanesque infrastructure in Vic (Osona). This bridge over the river Mèder is the oldest and most notable of the bridges in Vic. It was built in the early eleventh century and is located in front of the old Queralt gate of the walls of Vic, on the road that followed the Roman road from Vic to Barcelona. It is made up of four semicircular arches of different sizes. On pillars, with attached seawalls. In order to lighten the weight of the structure, there are also three semicircular arches open between the arches. Over the centuries it has undergone multiple restorations, the last of which was carried out after the blasting of the part closest to the wall at the end of the civil war.

Wikipedia: Pont de Queralt (CA)

530 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Església de la Guia

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Església de la Guia

The Church of La Guia is an eclectic church in Vic (Osona) protected as a Cultural Asset of Local Interest.

Wikipedia: Església de la Guia (CA)

774 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 10: Església del Remei

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Església del Remei

The Convent del Remei was a Franciscan establishment in the episcopal city of Vic. It should not be confused with the temple in Carrer de l'Hospital, founded at the end of the eighteenth century for the Third Order of Saint Francis.

Wikipedia: Convent del Remei (CA)


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