FAMILY TOURISM ACTIVITIES
Family Tourism Destination
Vilanova i la Geltrú is a friendly, welcoming city which, since 2015, has held the Family Tourism Destination seal of the Catalan Tourist Board. As a Family Destination, it stands out for being especially sensitive to families in all their diversity.
Vilanova i la Geltrú is a medium-sized city. Accordingly, its facilities and services are adapted to the needs of adults, children and teenagers. It’s a comfortable city in which it’s easy to get around on foot or by bike.
Getting to the city is easy on public transport since the railway and bus stations are located together right in the city centre. If you’re coming in your own vehicle, you won’t need it during your stay unless you plan to travel around outside the city.
The city offers a wide range of accommodation (hotels, apartments, campsites, dwellings for tourist use) where all your needs will be taken care of, however small or large your group. Each establishment has its own personality and most of them are run by local families.
7 kilometres of coastline and wide, fine-sand beaches.
Come and visit Vilanova i la Geltrú with your family. Check out the array of activities on offer in the city. There’s always something on that’s sure to interest you. We look forward to welcoming you, safe in the knowledge that, young or old, you won’t be disappointed.
Slow tourism in Vilanova i la Geltrú
You’re spoilt for choice in Vilanova i la Geltrú when it comes to eating out, with something for everyone, whatever your preferences, age or budget: restaurants, cafés, bars, ice cream parlours, take-away establishments, etc
Oferim una infinitat d’activitats que agradaran a adults, nens i adolescents.
The city is home to a fantastic Nautical Station. All sorts of water activities are available at the port and at the nautical bases of Ribes Roges and Del Far beaches.
You’ll also find plenty of activities suitable for all ages related to active tourism, nature and the environment, culture and heritage, not to mention sports.
A diverse shopping experience
Vilanova i la Geltrú is a large open-air shopping mall, to which people flock from nearby towns, as well as from further afield. As you stroll through the city’s streets, you’ll come across a huge variety of shops, with something for everyone.
However, the main attraction of Vilanova i la Geltrú, standing out above the many others we’ve described above, including its seven kilometres of coastline and its wide, fine-sand beaches, is the Vilanovina society itself: the locals, the day-to-day activity of the city and the atmosphere of its streets, along with its traditions, culture, festivities, fairs and shows.