The city and important seaport of Vilanova i La Geltru can be found within the region of Catalonia, in the north-east of Spain. Vilanova i La Geltru lies some 40 km away from Barcelona and a mere 10 km from the hugely popular seaside resort of Sitges. Holidays in Vilanova i La Geltru prove to be a great idea as the city itself offers its visitors a huge number of facilities and attractions, plus you are within easy striking distance of the best tourist destinations in this part of Spain – including the most popular Spanish city of them all, Barcelona. You should find that there is a good choice in the way of self catering accommodation in Vilanova i La Geltru, with property styles and sizes able to cater to all sorts of travelling groups. One thing all properties will have in common and that is the fact that they come fully-equipped with full kitchens and all other essential mod-cons.
Within the city of Vilanova i La Geltru the most popular activities include swimming, tennis, badminton, jogging, full gym facilities and cycling. Then, you can also head to any one of the many beaches to be found in this part of the world to indulge in other activities, such as water skiing, jet skiing, banana boat rides (always a massive hit with the young at heart!), sailing, scuba diving, fishing, snorkelling and canoeing. If you are experiencing withdrawal symptoms from your regular round of golf, fear not, as there are a good number of excellent courses located within a very short drive.
One of the most relaxing things to do on your holidays in Vilanova i La Geltru is to visit a local restaurant and enjoy some of the freshest fish and seafood dishes you are ever likely to experience. Then, you can follow this by paying a visit to the two interesting museums which can be found within the city: these are The Museu del Ferrocarril de Vilanova i La Geltru (which is a museum dedicated to the region’s railway industry and history) and The Biblioteca Museu Victor Balaguer. Once you are happy in that you have exhausted the tourist attractions within the city, it might be time to consider venturing to other popular tourist destinations and these include the likes of Barcelona, Sitges and Tarragona.
If you are wondering what kind of weather will be experienced during your holidays in Vilanova i La Geltru, there is some excellent news on this score: this part of Spain basks in a typical Mediterranean climate. This means that it will remain mild throughout the whole year. The summer can become very warm indeed, with average temperatures often reaching the high-twenties degrees Celsius. During the winter, values in the low- to mid-teens are more commonplace.
For the number of airports to depart from in the UK, you cannot beat using Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) for your holidays in Vilanova i La Geltru. In fact, you really will be spoilt for choice as most major UK airports operate flights to Barcelona. These are operated through airlines such as Monarch, British Airways, Ryanair, Easyjet and Jet2.com.