Cardedeu is a village of Catalonia sited in Vallès Oriental region.
Cardedeu has a population of 16,102 inhabitants. This village is surrounded by ranges of hills. The most important is the massif of Montseny. There is a stream in the middle of this village. In Cardedeu there is an architectural patrimony of the Middle and Modern ages.
Cardedeu coat of arms Province: Barcelona Region: Vallès Oriental Surface: 12.89 Km 2 Population: 16,102 inhabitants Density: 1,249.19 inhab/km 2 Mayor: Calamanda Vila Borralleras
Cardedeu has a train station. You can arrive at Barcelona by train in 40 minutes. Not all the trains stop at our village, only one train around each half an hour.
In the sports centre children can practise different sports, as basketball, handball, karate, rhythmic gymnastics... SPORTS CENTRE
This is the municipal swimming pool of Cardedeu. SWIMMING POOL
FOOTBALL PITCH This is the football pitch of our village. It is made by artificial turf.
This is the stream of Vallforners. It is in the middle of the village and sometimes there are ducks inside.
This is a park where children play. There also are tables to have lunch.
In this park there are many swings. There is a basketball court too.
This square is near our school. It is also called the Savings square.
This is the Tomàs Balvey Archive-Museum. There are many paintings exhibited here and a collection of old documents.
This is the library of Cardedeu. It is called Marc de Vilalba. Nowadays, it is under construction.
In the Cardedeu Cultural Centre we can see music shows, plays, films...
In Cardedeu there are 5 state schools CEIP Mil·lenariCEIP Les Aigües
CEIP Ramon Macip - Dolors Granés CEIP Germans Corbella CEIP Can Manent
and three High schools. IES El Sui IES Arquitecte Manuel Raspall SES Pla Marcell
This is our school. It was founded in 1934/1935 school year. So, this year we celebrate its 75 th birthday. There are 2 buildings and a new sports centre. There are 435 pupils too.
This is the Council of Cardedeu. The building was a summer Modernist villa built in 1890. It was called Torre Lligé.
This is the church of our village. It was built between 16 th and 17 th centuries. Nowadays it is restored.
This is “Creu de terme” (Cross of jurisdiction). It is a monument sited in the entrance of Cardedeu and was erected in 1679.
This is a chapel which was built in the 12 th century. Nowadays, it is a place used for Art exhibitions and other local subject matters.
Sant Hilari is a big place where people go to spend all day. There are a farmhouse and a hermitage built between the 16 th and 17 th centuries. There is also a forest.
La Serreta is a hill on the outskirts of Cardedeu. There is a cross erected in 1929.