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This October, enjoy a weekend getaway with all the nautical activities you want in our Vilanova y la Geltrú activity center.

Although it remains open all year round, October is a great opportunity to try sea kayaking, open kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, paddle surfing in the sea, pedalos, etc..

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In this post we will propose 5 plans for your weekend getaway in October in Vilanova i la Geltrú.

5 plans for a weekend getaway in October in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona)

The RocRoi Vilanova center is the only RocRoi center open all year round and in it you can enjoy all our adventure activities at sea, here are your plans for your weekend getaway in October:

  1. Book your adventure activity at sea at rocroi.com

One of our star activities in the center of Vilanova is the “Pasifae”, a 2-hour guided excursion in open kayak along the Garraf coast. Our guides will show you the most beautiful corners uploaded by kayak and will explain the history of the area along with some anecdotes. You are sure to have a great time!

You can also rent your kayak or paddle surf, sail on a sailboat with one of our guides, practice windsurfing and learn to move in the water, or sail on one of our new catamarans with an expert guide who will teach you to direct it.


  1. Visit Vilanova i la Geltrú

The promenade, the Plaza de la Vila where the town hall is located and where Shakira recorded a famous advertisement about a cruise company, the modernist buildings, the Museum of the Railway of Catalonia, the neighborhood of the sea, etc.

You have infinite options to visit the city of Vilanova y la Geltrú and all of them are very beautiful. The old part of Vilanova y la Geltrú is made up of modernist buildings and farmhouses from the last century that will make you fall in love. We invite you to discover them.


In addition, the European Heritage Days are held at this time and many cultural events for adults and children have been scheduled. Among them, you can enjoy guided visits to the Railroad museums, the Papiol Romanesque Museum, the Don Víctor museum or take a guided visit to the ‘El rebost de l’àvia’ Museum that includes a thematic explanation of S. XIX.

  1. Visit the Natural Park of Garraf

One of the most adventurous plans in Vilanova y la Geltrú is the visit to the Garraf Natural Park with 12 thousand hectares of protected area, you have more than 25 itineraries and trails to travel. In these itineraries you will find cultural and natural options.


  1. Tasting  of Penedés wines

The Penedés (Garraf) is one of the most famous wine regions in Catalonia, if not the most famous. Do not forget to book a tasting or wine tasting in any of its vineyards, you will be thrilled!

  1. Before leaving, try the “xató” from Vilanova

Finally, the Garraf gastronomy, in which we will find the “xató”, which would come to resemble an endive salad with anchovies and a “romesco” type sauce. It is one of the typical dishes of the area that you cannot stop trying.

One of our favorite restaurants in Vilanova is La Daurada, a beach Club located next to our activity center and in which its specialty is rice, do you dare?

Where to stay?

In Vilanova y la Geltrú you will find hundreds of accommodations for all tastes, we recommend:

– Hotel Desitges

A fantastic four-star hotel with which we often collaborate and all our clients are always very satisfied. In the Hotel Desitges you will find spacious and comfortable rooms in a modern and stylish hotel, enjoy its gardens and swimming pool, as well as the gastronomy.

– Camping Platja Vilanova

A campsite near the beach and with lots of outdoor space to carry out all kinds of activities with the family or partner.

You know, you have no excuses not to have a great time this October on the beach. Come with whoever you want: family, friends, partner and have a great time with these 5 plans!