Wineries and Cavas

Photos of Vilafranca del Penedès

Mercat in Vilafranca


Vilafranca de Penedes, 40 minutes drive south of Barcelona is the capital of the wine region Penedès.  Among the many wineries in Vilafranca, you'll find Torres , which over the last 30 years has put Penedès on the world map with it’s great wines and grand expansion. Vilafranca is full of life, shops, restaurant, bars and nightclubs. 


Restaurants in Vilafranca are diverse and delicious. The family owned Cal Ton is one of the best choices if you like to try to the local cuisine.   Another great option is La Fabrica who with their creative mix has won the heart of the locals over the last years. At the other end of town, Cava Mas Tinell’s incredible hotel and restaurant En Rima offers great food and wine next to it’s bodega and surrounded by vineyards.


Vilafranca has a big center full with shops, market, restaurants, museums and culture. Every Saturday the regions largest market is hold here when local farmers and artisans and fill all the town’s central streets with their market stands. The Vinseum, the museum of wine and culture it’s located the the center of the town and it’s open from Tuesday to Sunday all year around.


At the end of a long day, there are a large range of accommodation to choose from. From the 5 star Cava & Hotel Mastinell or the central and beautiful Mercer Hotel Casa Torner i Guell. For the more adventurous traveller who want’s to live surrounded by vineyards we recommend the lovely 3 room Bed & Breakfast Wine and Cooking Penedès which located just 5 minutes outside Vilafranca in the small village El Pujolet.

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