Castelldefels offers travellers a restorative respite from the modern metropolis of Barcelona. Located only 30 minutes away by train, this city offers a serene sanctuary to those seeking peace and pleasantry. The city’s looming castle indicates its rich, historical heritage along with magnificent medieval towers and alluring landmarks. Gastronomes will delight in the city’s remarkable range of refined restaurants, all of which offer creative culinary concepts.
Reigning supreme upon the verdant hilltop of Castelldefels resides the city’s commanding castle; built in the 10th century, the talismanic turrets and rich terracotta walls of this authoritative structure afford an arresting vision. Stunning ocean vistas can also be enjoyed from the castle’s hilltop perch.
Enjoy the picturesque peace of the silken shores and gently lapping waves of Castelldefels Beach, a sandy sanctuary upon which to rest and restore. The marina offers a range of adrenaline fuelled water sports for those seeking energising excitement.
In 2009, Castelldefels enjoyed a cultural revolution with the introduction of the Plaza Theatre; at its privileged and central location, the theatre hosts dynamic dramatic productions and melodious musical performances. Tickets can be purchased on the day for travellers seeking spontaneous entertainment.
Restaurante Abrasador is one of Castelldefels’ culinary veterans; with 35 years’ experience in serving hungry residents, the restaurant is favoured by locals and tourists alike. The tender and tantalising cuts of meat are all locally sourced from a nearby family farm, ensuring maximum flavour and freshness. The carnivorous cuisine is certain to delights even discerning diners.(Passeig de la Marina, 158, 08860 Castelldefels)