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    The Vila-seca Castle is one of the municipality’s most interesting landmarks. Declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest, its origins date back to the twelfth century. The castle is located to the north of the town, quite near to the Agricultural Cooperative’s Cellar Noucentista (Winery), and its svelte silhouette protrudes […]
  • The Vila-seca Celler Noucentista (Winery) is located right next to the Vila-seca Castle and has been deemed a Cultural Asset of Local Interest. The building was constructed in 1919, a work by architect Pere Domènech i Roure (son of architect Lluís Domènech i Muntaner). The Celler Noucentista was acquired by […]
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    The Església de Sant Esteve (Church of Saint Stephen) is neoclassical and dates back to the seventeenth century. With a single nave, its façade is quite simple, with an open rose window above the triangular tympanum that tops the entrance door. There are chapels between the buttresses, a polygonal apse, […]
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    The Portal de Sant Antoni is a gateway topped with a tower in the historic town centre of Vila-seca. Declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest, few sites can boast of 800 years of perfectly documented history, in which no period has been forgotten. The early walled enclosure located to […]
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    Many municipalities have conserved crosses at the entrance to the municipal limits, which were once used to delimit the different settlements that were part of it.  In the case of Vila-seca, its structure was similar to that of mediaeval populations, comprised of different independent towns, albeit with close links between […]
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    The Santuari de la Mare de Déu de la Pineda (Mother of God of La Pineda Chapel), located some 300 metres north of the intersection between the Salou-Tarragona dual carriageway and Raval de la Mar, in the direction of Vila-seca, is very well known to locals because of the traditional […]
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    The Piló del Rescat de Sant Esteve (Pillar of the Rescue/Ransoming by St Stephen) is a memorial to the popular millennial Catalan legend of the rescue of the 100 virgin maidens. Since 2017, the pillar has been located at the entrance to La Torre d’en Dolça Park, so that it […]
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    One of the most representative symbols of La Pineda is the set of sculptures bearing the same name, meaning pine grove. The 24 metre height and 130 tonne weight of the eight pines in this glorious piece, designed by artist Xavier Mariscal, add beauty to the seaside promenade and symbolise […]
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    South of La Pineda Platja, the ‘Watermark’ sculptures filter light and wind, letting visitors rest in their shade. Created in steel by sculptor Sergi Aguilar, their purpose was to pay homage to writer and poet Carles Barral, considered one of the main figures of the 1950s literary generation. The monument, […]
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    Now many long centuries in the past, Vila-seca had several defence or watchtowers that circled the city to protect it from possible attacks. Many of these towers have been preserved today as heritage in the historic town centre. The defence towers are included on the route to get to know […]
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    Discover Vila-seca through its heritage Vila-seca has an interesting route for you to have a wander through the historic village centre to see many of the landmarks making up its cultural heritage. You can do the route at your own pace and however you like due to the installation of […]