"Canet de Mar" Canet de Mar by Belsaita

Canet de Mar Travel Guide: 4 reviews and 6 photos

Not only beaches

So, what you can do there?... in one word: walking. The town old centre is pleasant to wander around. There is a surprising amount of houses built on the Modernista style (Catalan version of Art Nouveau). Canet de Mar was the workplace and home of Lluis Domenech i Montaner (his best known works are the Palau de la Musica and the Hospital de Sant Pau i la Santa Creu, both in Barcelona). You can see buildings from other excellent architects as well along the street of the old town. The house of Domenech i Montaner is now a museum.

And you can keep walking outside the town. You have a couple of nice possibilities for light hill-walking, and feel the countryside just an hour away from Barcelona.

  • Last visit to Canet de Mar: Mar 2006
  • Intro Updated Jul 31, 2006
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  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Jun 19, 2007 at 2:01 AM

    nice page there. hiking sounds just like what i want to do when not cycling and drinking beer :O)

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