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What to do?

You can carry out activities such as the following:

Hiking, mountaineering, mountain biking or simpler tours, visit horse breeding, cultural visits to the historical heritage: Olèrdola castle, museums …

Stroll along the beach of Sitges or Vilanova, visit the artisanal and agricultural market of Canyelles and Vilafranca, Enjoy the culinary culture of the area: xató, cod …

On Sundays there is a market in the village, it is interesting to have a look …

The Olérdola Castle, with more than 2000 years of history, offers an exterior museum of its ruins and is only 4 km from the Ginesta.


  • Carnival (Saturday before the weekend of the Carnival celebrations of Vilanova)
  • Sant Jordi (April 24)
  • Verbena de Sant Joan (June 23)
  • Regional meeting of corals of Garraf (July 4)
  • Big Festival in honor of Santa Magdalena (July 16, 17, 18 and 19)
  • Small Festival in honor of Sant Nicolau (10, 11 and 12 September)
  • La Castañada (October 31)
  • Fair of Santa Llúcia (December 5)
  • Various activities during the Christmas and Kings festivities

Places of interest:

  • Castle of Canyelles from the s. XV
  • Church of Santa Magdalena from the s. XVII
  • Canyelles old town
  • Restaurants:

And as!! You can not miss the tastings offered by the restaurants of the town of Canyelles

  • “LA PEDRERA”; Catalan cuisine, specialties in meat made from stone, assortment of vegetables, seasonal calçots
  • “POU NOU”; Argentine-Catalan cuisine
  • “LA TABERNETA-CA LA INGRID; catalan cuisine
  • “CAL MANELET”; specialty in grilled meat