The country estates of “Castell de Santiga” and “Can Fado Vell” are located in Vallés Occidental shire in the province of Barcelona, in autonomous community Catalonia, Spain.
The estates are just a few minutes’ drive from the heart of Barcelona city.
Geographical Context and Location
The country estates of “Castell de Santiga” and “Can Fado Vell” are located in Vallés Occidental shire in the province of Barcelona, in autonomous community Catalonia, Spain. The estates are just a few minutes’ drive from the heart of Barcelona city.
Barcelona, located 150 km (90 miles) south of the French border, is Spain’s major Mediterranean port and commercial centre and is famed for its individuality, cultural interest, and physical beauty.
The region enjoys a very strategic location as a crossroads between Europe, Latin America, North Africa and The Middle East. This location is leveraged by the region’s state-of-the art transport infrastructure.
The region as a very strong, diversified and firmly-rooted industrial base and is a major tourist destination. Cataluña is a leading court in ranking of places considered good to do business in, with a strongly internationalized economy and a long tradition as favourite destination for direct foreign investment, with mote than 3,000 multinationals operating in the country.
The estates have privileged locations at the heart of the province of Barcelona with a direct connection to the AP-7 motorway less than 5 minutes drive. The estates are twenty min drive to Barcelona city centre and half an hour drive from “El Prat” international airport. The distance and time to some of the major points:
“El Prat” international airport is the unique airport of Barcelona. It is the tenth largest airport in Europe with 35 million passengers in 2012, with capacity of up to 90 operations per hour and 137 destinations to five continents including direct flights to London, New York, Miami, Tunis, El Cairo, Dubai, Doha, Istanbul, Singapore, Beijing, Bogota or Sao Paulo operated by the best airlines in the world.
In addition, Barcelona is also very well connected by train with high speed lines to Madrid (2h 30min) and Paris (6h 20min) which run several trains per day.