Vilafranca del Penedès, offers you the opportunity to get to know and enjoy the world of wine tourism; the town is the point of departure for wine tourism in the Penedès.
A town with character
Culture, tradition, history, and vineyards all make up the essence of the town.
Fairs and festival
A busy festive calendar featuring a mixture of tradition and modern proposals.
The town makes an effort to be attractive to visitors and, above all, promotes sustainability, which has a positive impact on all the inhabitants. It is a destination with Biosphere Sustainable Tourism Certification.
Origins dating back to medieval times, a fair that is over 350 years old, a weekly market that is almost a thousand years old, a festival with centuries-old dances, a passion for human towers, these are aspects that define Vilafranca del Penedès.
Events all year
Fairs and festivals
At any time of the year when you visit Vilafranca, you’ll find fairs, festivals and other events, usually with traditional roots and, among other things, guaranteeing plenty of fun.
On its own merits Vilafranca del Penedès is the top town for castells in Catalonia, with the main square (Plaça de la Vila) playing host to the some of the most important tower-building performances in history. Performance days and rehearsals are equally interesting.
The gastronomic offer in the Penedès is very varied and based on local products such as the Penedès black rooster. You’ll find the local cuisine and Penedès wines and cavas perfectly paired at Vilafranca’s many restaurants.
Mediterranean mosaic of forests and farmland, important for the ecological balance of many species. An incomparable setting for the cultivation of the vine and a natural environment well worth visiting.