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Coat of arms of La Llacuna.

La Llacuna is a town of 884 inhabitants (2003), located in the comarca of Anoia, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

La Llacuna

It is a tourist town; nearby destinations include Igualada, the Vilafranca del Penedès wine route, and the monastery of Montserrat.



Altitude: 615 m.

Surface: 52,49 km²

Information Phone: (0034) 938976063

Annual events

Annual events include:

  • Potada (date varies, usually in April)
  • Aplec del Castell: The last Sunday of May.
  • Fira de Sant Andreu: the first Sunday of December
  • Pessebre Vivent: a full-scale, live tableau of scenes from Bethlehem at the time of the birth of Jesus. Second or third Sunday in December.


A local specialty is carquinyolis a type of cookie. Bars and restaurants include:

  • Restaurants
    • Ca l'Americano
    • Cal Tiquets
    • La Bona teca
  • Bars
    • Cal Joan
    • La pansa
    • el Trull (closed, at present)

External links

Coordinates: 41°28′N 1°32′E / 41.467°N 1.533°E / 41.467; 1.533


Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel


La Llacuna [1] is a small town in Catalonia, Spain.

La Llacuna
La Llacuna

Get in

You can only get in by car or by bus.

By bus

There are not many buses.

  • Fountains - La Llacuna has a lot of beautiful fountains all around. Cuitora's Fountain is one of the most popular, but there are others like Hort's Fountain, Granotes Fountain (Frogg's Fountain) and Pla Novell Fountain. You can walk to all of them along beautiful tracks, about 30 minutes from the main square.
  • Bastoners de La Llacuna [2] A cultural tradition of Catalonia represented by this group for the last 2 years.
  • Diables, Ball de Diables is a traditional dance of Catalonia, represented by a group of demons with firecrackers.
  • In La Llacuna you can spend a lot of time walking around: forests and vine fields are of particular interest.
  • Explore the town, see the fountains and the walls, sit down and watch the lives of the people of La Llacuna.
  • Also you should visit The Castle, from where you will have a wide view of the valley.
  • Riding around and swimming are the best activities in summer.
  • Fira de Sant Andreu the first Sunday of December where you can eat the best
  • Potada (it depends, usually in April) This year 2005 will be on May 1st.
  • Aplec del Castell The last Sunday of May.
  • The Live Nativity Scene Show [3] Second or third Sunday of December.


La Llacuna is best known for its inlays and meats. There are some shops that send all over Catalonia, to hotels, restaurants and particulars. La Llacuna has two supermarkets, a kiosk, fishmarket, bakery (with good desserts). A electric material and variety stuff is found in the Major square. There is a pharmacy also. But you can't leave this village without buying some "carquinyolis" from Ca l'Americano, it's a typical dessert, like a cookie.

  • Ca l'Americano Restaurant
  • Cal Tiquets Restaurant
  • La Bona teca Restaurant
  • Cal Joan Bar
  • La pansa Bar
  • el Trull Bar
  • Camping Vilademàger [4]
  • Turisme Rural Arcs la Llacuna [5]
  • Igualada
  • Vilafranca del Penedés (wine route)
  • Montserrat (Spain), a monastery situated at the top of a mountain - impressive buildings, great views and good walks around the hill. Try the cable car ride up (althought if you're afraid of heights it's probably best not to!)
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