Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain


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Heritage & Space
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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3 km
Ascend 53 m
Descend 45 m

Explore Vilanova i la Geltrú in Spain with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Sight 1: Far de Sant Cristòfol

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Far de Sant Cristòfol

The Sant Cristòfol Lighthouse, also called the Sant Cristòfol Lighthouse or simply La Farola, is a building in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Garraf) protected as a Cultural Asset of Local Interest. Since 2016 it has housed the Espai Far museum facility, dedicated to the seafaring history of Vilanova i la Geltrú.

Wikipedia: Far de Sant Cristòfol (CA)

139 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Espai Far

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The Espai Far is a museum facility located in the Sant Cristòfol lighthouse in Vilanova i la Geltrú, inaugurated on July 16, 2016, focused on the city's maritime heritage. It has three permanent exhibition spaces: the Museum of the Sea of Vilanova i la Geltrú, the Víctor Rojas Space and the Museum of Marine Curiosities Roig Toqués. It is part of the Network of Maritime Museums of Catalonia.

Wikipedia: Espai Far (CA), Website

1082 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 3: Torre Blava - Espai Guinovart

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Torre Blava - Espai Guinovart

The Torre Blava, or tower of Ribes Roges, is an old Carlist fort located on the beach of Ribes Roges, in the municipality of Vilanova i la Geltrú. Built during the third Carlist War, in the last third of the nineteenth century, it was rebuilt and is currently an artistic space dedicated to the Mediterranean and sailors. It is called the Blue Tower or Guinovart space, the surname of the person who initiated the project. It has been considered a Cultural Asset of National Interest since 1949.

Wikipedia: Torre Blava (CA)

669 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Pasifae

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Pasífae is a bronze sculpture made by artist Oscar Estruga i Andreu and signed in 1988-1989. The work is located in the central breakwater of the beach of Ribes Roges, in Vilanova i la Geltrú since October 27, 1993 on a rectangular concrete base. The inscriptions of the four faces of the base were added in 1997 to explain the meaning of the work, say: "Pasífae, daughter of the sun, suffered a crazy passion for the white of his husband's husband, king of Crete "," Our city bathed in the same sea that bathes Crete, is recognized in Mediterranean civilization "," Oscar Estruga "and" Vilanova i la Geltrú 1991 ". The text is the work of the writer Bienve Moya. The work weighs 2,500 kilos and is 5.50 meters long, 3.20 in height and 1.50 wide.

Wikipedia: Pasífae (escultura) (CA)

1104 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 5: Sant Gervasi

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Sant Gervasi is a mountain of 23 meters that is located in the municipality of Vilanova i la Geltrú, in the Garraf region.

Wikipedia: Sant Gervasi (Vilanova i la Geltrú) (CA)


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