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Vilanova i la Geltrú

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Vilanova i la Geltrú is in Barcelona province. It is a city in with a population of 55,063. Although the legend of its foundation tells us that its origin was the peasants who escaped from the right of a feudal lord, this is not confirmed and its history is attested in that it was officially founded in 1274 when King James I granted it the Puebla Letter.

In the middle of the 18th century, the city became prosperous when King Carlos III allowed Vilanova to trade with America. It also invested in culture, and the first recreational societies were founded then. At the beginning of the 19th century, the majestic meeting gardens appeared, giving it the appearance of a great joyful city due, in large part, to the contact it was acquiring with the island of Cuba.


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  • Enjoy its full services beaches.



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Two wellworthy towns very near are Sitges and of course Barcelona.

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