A Day Trip from Barcelona to Vic

Home to an ancient Roman temple, a beautiful main square and a stunning Cathedral, Vic is a Barcelona side-trip worth making. Especially since it’s only about an hour and half away from Barcelona in train.

Plaça Major, 08500 Vic, Barcelona, Spain
Tuesdays and Saturdays, browse the wares at the massive open market that takes place in Plaça Major, also known as El Mercadel. Afterwards, sit down in the sun on a Restaurant terrace for a café amb llet or a vermouth, nearby. Generally speaking, prices are more reasonable than in Barcelona, and the quality of local and regional artisanal products is high. Afterwards skulk around Vic’s charming old town until sunset.
Templo Romano, 08500 Vich, Barcelona, Spain
A short walk from Vic’s Plaça Major on Pare Xifrer street, check out this 2nd century Roman temple discovered in 1882 underneath an 11th century castle.
s/n Plaza de la Catedral
At Vic’s Catedral de Sant Pere de Vic, visitors can search out elements from a wide range of European architectural styles including romanesque, gothic, neoclassical and baroque. Don’t miss Josep Maria Sert’s famous murals inside.
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