comenius: beautiful places in granollers
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In Granollers there are a lot of beautiful places, so it‟s a great city to visit.
Granollers has got approximately 59,953 habitants. It is the capital of
Vallès Oriental, it‟s 15km from the sea. It‟s surrounded by the river
Congost and the mountains: Montseny, Berti, Gallifa, Forrell, Céllecs and
Sant Bartomeu. And also by these cities: Les Franqueses del
Vallès, Canovelles, Parets, Montmeló, Montornès, La Roca del
Vallès, Vilanova del Vallès, Lliçà de Vall and Lliçà d‟Amunt.
In Granollers we have a lot of tourists. The Montseny is probably the place
which has got more tourists, but another place that has got a lot of
tourists is the Serra of Montnegre.
The climate is warm because the inversion is protected by the maritime
influence of the surrounding mountains.
Granollers is 10km far from Sabadell airport and 32km from Barcelona
Port, which is modern and convenient.
Parks in Granollers
Parc Puig De Forks
This park of 32,000m2 is located in Serra deLlevant (Eastern Range) on the edge of theurbanized area between the neighbourhoodof Fountain Green and industrial Ramassar.The small elevation of the site and itsgeographical location allow us to enjoymagnificent views of the city of Granollers.
Parc del Lledoner
Lledoner park consists of three parks. Ithas a large lake surrounded by trees,there is also a pathway are many childrenplaying and running and people withbikes. There is a place for dogs too.
It is a park on boys and girls can go to playfootball, chat and meet more friends.Next tothe park there is a square on grandparentsgo to feed birds.Sometimes people celebratebirthday parties.You can have a lot of fun.We recommend going to evening.
Parc Torras Villà
The Torras Villà park is the oldest in the city, more than 30 years old. With over
21,200m2, it is the largest public green space. The main features of this park
are its central situation fully and variety of trees (over 100 species). It also
includes an open amphitheatre and a central play area.
Origin: The idea of a botanical park a long way from the hand of Naturalist
Antoni Jonch Cuspinera, who opposed it through a speech at the Centre for the
Study of the Cultural Association of Granollers 1995. The project was stopped
because although he had intended to make a park in the city, do not know
exactly where. Finally, the decision was made to make the park, although not
based on the original idea, but on a project written by Municipal Barangé-
It is a natural area in the south of Granollers. That namecomes from the farm that was in the field. Can Cabanyesis a green industrial park and its ecological restorationwas driven Granollers City Council as part of a projectfinanced by Cohesion Fund of the European Union toclose former waste dump Palou and restore the rivergorge river environment. The area is listed by the plan asa special interest area Granollers municipal ENIM and hasbeen included as part of the River Gorge area in theNatura 2000 network.
FONT DEL RÀDIUM
There are three sources inside a forest in the
mountains of Ponent. There is a fountain too.
The Congost is a river basin “Besós”. It is born in “la font
del Regàs”, of water from the western cliffs of the “Plana de
Vic” at the bottom of “Sant Cugat de Gavadons” on the land
formed by sandstone and marl. In total, the Congost is 41
kilometres long. Usually the months of March, May and
September is when falls more water, setting highs in
August. In the river, there are lots of animals. Some of
them are: pit-roig, blauet, rossinyol bord, polla d‟aigua,
garsa, ànec collverd, gavina vulgar and me mediterrania,
faisà vulgar and bernat pescaire.
The park Montnegre, situated on the mountain
range between the Maresme and Vallès
Oriental, has an area of approximately 15,000h.
Man settled in these mountains in ancient times.
Vegetation: The geographical location affects the
climate and vegetation of these mountains.
Fauna: The variety of environments conducive that
the animal population is diverse and abundant.
It is located in the Catalan pre-coastal mountain
range, which is the most massive. Three major sets
up the mountain massif: the crest of the „‟Turó de
l‟home‟‟(1706m), Matagalls (1697m) and Pla de la
calma,Puig Drau (1344m) wich, togheter by Sant
Marçal necks and Collformic respectively encircle