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—  Municipality  —
Begues is located in Catalonia
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°20′N 1°56′E / 41.333°N 1.933°E / 41.333; 1.933Coordinates: 41°20′N 1°56′E / 41.333°N 1.933°E / 41.333; 1.933
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
 - Mayor
 - Total 50.42 km2 (19.5 sq mi)
Elevation 399 m (1,309 ft)
Population (2002)
 - Total 5,023
 - Density 99.6/km2 (258/sq mi)
 - Demonym Beguetà, beguetana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Begues is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated in the south-west of the comarca, and the municipal territory covers most of the Garraf massif including the peaks of el Montau (658 m) and la Morella (594 m). It is an important tourist centre, and is connected with Avinyonet del Penedès and with Gavà by a local road. It is notable for dwelling Jon de Zuloaga.


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  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel


Begues is a small town near Barcelona.It has a population of 5000 people. It’s on the mountain although the beach is just 8 km away in Gavà. It’s a quiet and beautiful town. It has a town centre, where there are almost all the shops, bars ands restaurants. In the town centre there is a church. Behind that there is Iglesia’s Avenue, where the people like walking and talking.


The weather is very different from Gavà, because we are at an altitude of 350m. The temperature in the winter can be about –5 degrees, while in Gava the temperature is always 4 o 5 degrees higher. The summer is very pleasant, it’s sunny but not usually too hot


Begues is a interesting village for the mountains that belong to Garraf Park, where most people come to hike.

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