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Canovelles

A Historic Town on the Edge of Granollers

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Canovelles is a municipality in the comarca of El Vallès Oriental located in the centre of the Congost valley.

It was a village until the 1960s but underwent so much population growth during the period of massive immigration that it now has a population of over 16,000 inhabitants and is effectively a suburb of Granollers.

The origins of the town date back at least to the medieval period as it was originally a cluster of houses around the Romanesque church of Sant Feliu.

Canovelles is currently know for its Sunday market, which is one of the largest in Catalonia.





Things to See in Canovelles

The main reason for any tourist to visit Caldes de Montbui are the spas of which there are four: Broquetas in Plaça de la Font del Lleó, Vila de Caldes in Plaça de l'Àngel, Termes Victòria on Carrer de Barcelona and Banys Forns on Carrer Forn.

The first three also offer accommodation which you can find via the Search Box above or using the Hotels Map at the bottom of the page.

There are also a couple of museums, one of which not surprisingly is a spa museum, an interesting Romanesque bridge and hermitage and an old defence tower located in the valley of the riera de Caldes.

Canovelles Festivals

The Festa Major is on July 22nd and is in honour of Santa Maria Magdalena.

Getting to Canovelles

By Road: You can reach Canovelles via the Canovelles exit of the Ronda del Nord, the Granollers-Canovelles exit of the C-17 highway and the BV1432 and BV1439 roads.

By Public Transport:  Canovelles is easily reachable by train as Granollers-Canovelles is a stop on the Rodalies R3 line from Barcelona (Hospitalet) to Puigcerdà.

Ajuntament de Canovelles

If you understand some Catalan, you can find up to date news about Caldes de Montbui on the Ajuntament de Canovelles Website.


Canovelles Hotels

Use the map below to search for hotels in the Canovelles area.

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