Vandellós i l’Hospitalet de l’Infant
Located in the mountains of the Vall de Llors, by the Mediterranean Sea, the municipality of Vandellos i l’Hospitalet de l’Infant, accommodates more than 4,900 inhabitants in four populated areas: Almadrava, l’Hospitalet de l’Infant, Masriudoms, Masboquera and Vandellòs. An area full of contrasts with nice weather, virtually untouched beaches and mountain trails where nature lovers can enjoy a privileged environment. Note that Vandellós i l’Hospitalet de l’Infant, has among others, three beaches boasting blue flags.
The following are some of the top sites you should not miss:
The Gothic hospital is one of the jewels of l’Hospitalet de l’Infant, a building dating from the mid-fourteenth century, when it offered accommodation to travelers, beggars and monks who traveled the route of the ancient Roman Via Augusta between Barcelona and Valencia.
Besides being a resting place for boats, the marina has a number of restaurants and bars and has become well known as a location to enjoy sea products and the most varied dishes of the local cuisine. At night, it turns into the liveliest area of the municipality and a great choice to go dancing and have a drink.
Ermita de Sant Roc
Located at the top of the mountain range of Sierra del Mestral, its wide area of 103 m2 invites visitors to enjoy its splendid views of the city and its coast.
Ca la Torre
A rustic house located at the entrance of the historic center of Vandellòs. Inside lies a medieval defense tower that formerly served to monitor and protect the area.
Mirador del “Turo del Castell”
Atop a hill in the town of Vandellos, there is a lookout called Turó del Castell. It can be accessed through a staircase carved in the rock, with railings, starting from the lower end of Amunt street, near the C-44 road. At the top, the views are spectacular.
Masía de Castelló
This ancient village remains uninhabited since the 50’s. Every year, at Christmas, its streets get back to life thanks to El Pesebre dels Estels, a living nativity performed by the villagers displaying the customs and crafts of yesteryear.