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El Montseny

Natural Park of El Montseny is located in the Catalan Pre-coastal Mountain Range. It is made up of three different orographical units: el turó de l’Homeles Agudes, el Matagalls and el Pla de la Calma; since 1977-1978 has been legally protected by a Special Plan and in 1978 Unesco included El Montseny in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves in the MAB Programme (Man and Biosphere).


        Museu Etnològic del Montseny is housed within a seventeenth-century building situated in the centre of the village of Arbúcies. The museum shows, through its permanent display, the evolution...

        The first settlers

        Through the exhibit objects, the visitor can travel through time and learn about life in prehistory, Iberian and Roman times, and also understand the landscape transformation the massif has...

        The traditional society

        The museum’s first floor explains how the so-called self-sufficient traditional society worked.This medieval-rooted society was structured around the farmhouse, the basic social and production...

        The industrialization

        At the end of nineteenth and early twentieth century the industrialization process caused the last main change affecting the forms of living in El Montseny with economic, social, and even...

        Admission and opening times

        Tuesday to Friday:
        11:00 - 14:00 and 17:00 - 20:00
        Saturday and Sunday:
        11:00 - 14:00 and 16:30 - 19:00

        Adult fee:
        Under 6 years:
        Schools or groups:
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        Wheelchair access

        Getting here

        • By car
        • By bus


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