in Barcelona of Catalonia, Spain
- Barcelona International Airport (8 mi)
- Sabadell Airport (16 mi)
- Girona Airport (58 mi)
- Aeròdrom dels Pirineus-Alt Urgell Airport (75 mi)
- Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport (108 mi)
- Palma De Mallorca Airport (130 mi)
- Carcassonne Airport (131 mi)
- Castres-Mazamet Airport (155 mi)
- Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (161 mi)
- Works of Antoni Gaudí (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco (Unesco heritage, 38 mi)
- Poblet Monastery (Unesco heritage, 44 mi)
- Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley (Unesco heritage, 82 mi)
- Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí (Unesco heritage, 100 mi)
- Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana (Unesco heritage, 118 mi)
- Zoo de Barcelona (zoo, (14 mi)
- Aquarium Barcelona (zoo, (13 mi)
- Parc Aquàtic (amusement park, (9 mi)
- Karting Minilandia (amusement park, (7 mi)
- Indoor Karting Barcelona (amusement park, (7 mi)
- Natupark (amusement park, (16 mi)
- Tibidabo (amusement park, (11 mi)
- Observatori Fabra (observation point, (12 mi)
- Mirador del Aeroport del Prat (observation point, (9 mi)
- Catalunya en Miniatura (amusement park, (3 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 41.333 and 1.933 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 41° 19' 59" and E 1° 55' 59"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:40 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Madrid
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:45 am and 6:27 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.750 and -176.800 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Begues
Begues in Barcelona (Catalonia) with it's 5,538 habitants is a town located in Spain about 301 mi (or 485 km) east of Madrid, the country's capital town.
Time in Begues is now 07:40 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports closer to Begues, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Spain is Barcelona International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Spain is Works of Antoni Gaudí in a distance of 13 mi (or 20 km), North-East. We saw 10 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Vallirana, Castelldefels, Cervello, Gava and Corbera de Llobregat. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Sealand Sitges Apartments
Best Western Hotel Mediterraneo
Royal Marina Gardens Apartamentos
SB BCN Events
Rey Don Jaime Gran Hotel
Videos from this area
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btt trialera del moro. Begues - La Sentiu Gava. GoPro HERO 2
Bajada por la trialera del moro, Begues- La Sentiu empezamos en el campo de tiro de begues y acabamos en la Sentiu, Gava. Parte de la ruta PR-C 39 (www.feec.cat). bikers: -Jesus -Gerard -...
Cuca Fera de Begues. Himne i llegenda
La llegenda i l'himne de la Cuca Fera de Begues. Lletra: Ramon Bech Música: Josep Maria Torrens Dibuixos: Natàlia Garre i Manola Sans Associació Cuca Fera de Begues / Tallers El Colomar...
5 Pics Begues BTT - Tramo Bajada Desfeta
Tramo de la bajada alternativa de la Desfeta de la Marcha de los 5 Pics de Begues en BTT. Si se es un poco torpe como yo, es fácil caer tontamente en la entrada del camino del cortafuegos,...
Marxa BTT 5PICS Begues
Marxa BTT 5PICS Begues, gravado con gopro 3 silver edition. Mucha lluvia y las peores condiciones meteorologicas posibles. Mucho barro, mucha agua y un recorrido unico.
Vlog Casteller sobre la pasada diada castellera a Begues amb la Colla Castellera Els Encantats de Begues, amb motiu de l'aniversari de la seva diada de bateig, del passat any 2013. Vam realitzar...
Documental Caramelles Begues. Teaser
Teaser del Llargemtratge Documental Etnogràfic sobre el Cor de Caramelles de Begues. Teaser del Largometraje Documental Etnográfico sobre el Coro de Caramelles de Begues.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Baix Llobregat is a comarca (county) on the coast of Catalonia, Spain. Its capital is Sant Feliu de Llobregat.
Garraf is a comarca (county) in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, northern Spain. It is named after the Garraf Massif.
Church of Colònia Güell
The Church of Colònia Güell is an unfinished work by Antoni Gaudí. It was built as a place of worship for the people in a manufacturing suburb in Santa Coloma de Cervelló, near Barcelona. Colònia Güell was the brainchild of Count Eusebi de Güell. However with Güell losing profits from his business, the money ran out and only the crypt was completed.
Santa Coloma de Cervelló
Santa Coloma de Cervelló is a municipality situated in the comarca of Baix Llobregat, at the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The town has 7081 people. There are 3 urbanized zones in this town; the town centre, Colònia Güell area (which is around a former industrial factory) and residential districts. The Church of Colònia Güell, from the renowned architect Antoni Gaudí is located here.
Castellví de Rosanes
Castellví de Rosanes is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Llobregat in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The municipality had 1.370 inhabitants as of 2005 and has 17,09 square kilometers, in which are settled the population areas named as Els Àngels, Can Sunyer del Palau, Miralles, El Taió and Valldaina.
Unió Esportiva Santboiana is a Spanish rugby union club. The club was established in 1921 and currently competes in the División de Honor de Rugby competition, the highest level of Spanish club rugby. The club are based in Sant Boi de Llobregat in Catalonia, considered to be one of the capitals of Spanish rugby. Santboiana play in blue and white colours. The team have in the past won both the Spanish League and the Copa del Rey de Rugby as well as the Copa de Catalunya and Copa Ibèrica.
Mediterranean Technology Park
The Mediterranean Technology Park (PMT) is a science and technology park located in Castelldefels, a town in the Baix Llobregat county, in Catalonia, 10 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from the centre of Barcelona.
Castelldefels School of Technology
The Castelldefels School of Technology is a higher educational establishment on Baix Llobregat Campus in Castelldefels, Catalonia, Spain. It is part of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) and offers courses in aeronautics and telecomunications.
Gelida is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Penedès, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Sant Feliu de Llobregat
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sant Feliu de Llobregat (Latin: Sancti Felicis de Llobregat) is a diocese located in the city of Sant Feliu de Llobregat in the Ecclesiastical province of Barcelona in Spain.
Molí Nou – Ciutat Cooperativa (Barcelona Metro)
Molí Nou | Ciutat Cooperativa is a railway station near Molí Nou in the municipality of Sant Boi de Llobregat operated by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya as part of the Metro del Baix Llobregat and since 2002 (with the incorporation of L8) a line of the extended Barcelona Metro network. It opened on February 13, 2000. It's the current terminus of L8 and the last station of Metro del Baix Llobregat in fare zone 1.
Sant Boi (Barcelona Metro)
Sant Boi is a railway station in the municipality of Sant Boi de Llobregat in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. It is operated by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya as part of its Llobregat-Anoia line, and includes a Barcelona Metro service numbered L8, besides regular commuter train lines S33, S4, S8, R5 and R6. Sant Boi station opened in 1912.
Garraf is a small seaside village located between Sitges and Castelldefels, in the Garraf comarca, Catalonia, Spain, surrounded by the area of the Garraf Natural Park.
Bodegas Güell, in Catalan Celler Güell, is an architectural complex comprising a winery and associated buildings located in Garraf, in the municipality of Sitges, designed by the Catalonian architect Antoni Gaudí.
La Morella or Morella is a mountain located in Begues municipality, Catalonia, Spain. It has an altitude of 593 metres above sea level. It is the second highest point of the Garraf Massif, Catalan Coastal Range.
Castelldefels train accident
The Castelldefels train accident occurred on 23 June 2010 when a passenger train struck a group of people who were crossing the railway on the level at Platja de Castelldefels station near Barcelona, in Catalonia in northern Spain. Twelve people were killed, and fourteen injured: the majority of the victims were of Latin American origin, particularly from Ecuador. The accident occurred on St.
Platja de Castelldefels railway station
Platja de Castelldefels railway station is a small stop on the Rodalies Barcelona R2 line serving the beach district of Castelldefels (about 2 km south of the main town), approximately 17 minutes by train from Barcelona Sants Station. It is less than 200 metres from the beach, and is very busy during the summer months but almost deserted in winter. The station has two 200 m-long platforms connected by a footbridge and, since November 2009, an underpass.
Canal Olímpic de Catalunya
The Canal Olímpic de Catalunya is a canal located in Castelldefels, Catalonia, Spain. Constructed in 1991, it hosted the canoe sprint events for the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Catalunya en Miniatura
Catalunya en Miniatura is miniature park inaugurated in 1983 in Torrelles de Llobregat, 17 km from Barcelona. With 60.000 square meters, 35.000 of them devoted to the scale models, it is one of the largest miniature parks in the world, and the largest of the 14 miniature building exhibitions present in Europe. It displays 147 models of palaces, churches, bridges and other buildings from Catalonia and Mallorca and it includes all the major works by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudí.
Gavà Museum and the Gavà Mines Archaeological Park
The Gavà Museum and the Gavà Mines Archaeological Park, founded in 1978, comprises two facilities: the Gavà Museum and the Gavà Mines Archaeological Park. It is part of the Barcelona Provincial Council Local Museum Network.
Molins de Rei Municipal Museum
The Molins de Rei Municipal Museum is a local history museum that reflects the history, culture and craftsmanship of the town of Molins de Rei, in the region of El Baix Llobregat, and of the neighbouring areas closest to the town.
Sant Boi de Llobregat Museum
The aim of the Sant Boi de Llobregat Museum is to recover, conserve, study and delve more deeply into the cultural heritage and historic memory of Sant Boi de Llobregat. The main museum collections are those of Iberian, Roman and Medieval archaeological remains unearthed during the different excavations carried out in the town and different ethnographic sources. The museum houses the permanent exhibitions "Sant Boi. Temps i espai" (Sant Boi.
Ca n’Amat is a museum facility owned by the municipality of Viladecans, which is part of the Barcelona Provincial Council Local Museum Network. The building is an example of the typical country home a well-to-do family would have in the 19th century, with elements connected to agricultural life, the basic activity in Viladecans in the 19th and part of the 20th centuries.
Vallcarca is an abandoned coastal settlement in the Garraf Massif, Catalonia, Spain. It is administered by the Sitges municipality. Although most of the area is surrounded by the Garraf Natural Park, a highly-polluting cement factory near the abandoned railroad station is still active exploiting the nearby quarries for cement production.
Sant Boi Bridge
The Sant Boi Bridge is the first steel structure in the high-speed railway joining the city of Madrid and Barcelona. The 2854 ft (870 m) long bridge is very close to the international airport of Barcelona. This high speed railway viaduct is in concept similar to Llinars Bridge but with a different geometry, is a combination of feasibility, technology, aesthetics and integration in the territory. The bridge crosses several existing infrastructures (highway, road and railway).
These districts belong to Begues.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Begues.
- Vallvidrera, el Tibidabo i les Planes
- la Maternitat i Sant Ramon
- Sants - Badal
- la Marina de Port
- Barri de les Corts
- la Marina del Prat Vermell
- la Font de la Guatlla
- Sant Genis dels Agudells
- Sant Gervasi - Galvany
- la Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample
- el Putxet i el Farro
- l'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample
- Sant Antoni
- la Teixonera
- la Vila de Gracia
- la Salut
- la Vall d'Hebron
- la Clota
- el Camp d'en Grassot i Gracia Nova
- Can Baro
- el Baix Guinardo
- la Font d'en Fargues
- Can Peguera
- el Guinardo
- el Turo de la Peira
- la Guineueta
- Vilapicina i la Torre Llobeta
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Begues.
- Corbera de Llobregat
- Santa Coloma de Cervello
- Sant Vicenc dels Horts
- Castellvi de Rosanes
- Sant Feliu de Llobregat
- Sant Just Desvern
- Avinyonet del Penedes
- Sant Llorenc d'Hortons
- Sant Cugat del Valles
- el Pla del Penedes
- Vilafranca del Penedes
- Sant Quirze del Valles
Vallirana: Cataluña, Vallirana (source)
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