Terrassa

Guide to the Municipalities

The city of Terrassa, joint capital of El Vallès Occidental with Sabadell, welcomes visitors with open arms. A rich cultural and artistic heritage adds to the attraction of this modern city ready to welcome you with all its facilities. The offerings range from its prehistoric and mediaeval legacy to the mark left by the Catalan Art Nouveau on its industrial architecture, the jazz festival and the dance, music and theatre season to exhibitions of castellers (human towers) and sports tourism. A commercial and services hub, Terrassa opens its doors to you. 



The essentials

- Walk through the gardens of the series of monuments of the churches of Sant Pere and the torrent of Vallparadís, where some of the remains of the Roman city of Egara (Municipium Flavium Egara) can be found, the exact location of which is still unknown.

- Learn about the history of science, technology and the country's industrialisation process through the exhibitions of the Science and Technology Museum.
- Enjoy the cuisine of Vallès.



Suggestions

  • Region: Vallès Occidental
  • Province: Barcelona
  • Location: Molinot, el, Vista Alegre
  • Size: 70
  • Inhabitants: 216428
  • Web: CA[http://www.visitaterrassa.cat]
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Economic activity

The municipality’s economy is highly diversified, but the textile industry has a long and deep tradition. Services activity has increased significantly in recent years. Terrassa boasts a high level of university-related activity, as well as cultural services, like the Museu de la Ciència i la Tècnica (Science and Technology Museum).

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You are adhered to: Cities with Character
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