There is a wide range of sports on offer: mountaineering, golf, running, cycling, football, tennis, paddle tennis and, most popularly, hockey, among others.
There are numerous local sports facilities and private clubs. Just a few minutes away is the Real Club de Golf el Prat, one of the best golf courses in Spain. With all this, Matadepera offers an excellent quality of life. Matadepera is a residential area, with all kinds of services and activities. It is considered one of the safest areas in Catalonia. The size of the houses tends to be larger than the average in the area around Matadepera and Barcelona. There is a growing interest in large houses with swimming pool and garden and flats with balconies.
The Matadepera area
Matadepera is a municipality in the Vallés Occidental region, very well-located, next to the cities of Terrassa and Sabadell, just 10 minutes from Sant Cugat and 25 minutes from Barcelona and the beaches of the coast. It is an ideal residential area to live in a very attractive and quiet natural environment. It is located at the foot of the Natural Park of Sant Llorenç del Munt, which has its highest point in La Mola at an altitude of 1.104m, and the Serra de l’Obac and has an extension of 24,83km2. This natural and peaceful environment is what characterises the lifestyle of Matadepera.
Nature in Matadepera
The Sant Llorenç del Munt i l’Obac Natural Park
The main characteristic of the municipality of Matadepera is its nature. The Natural Park of Sant Llorenç del Munt i l’Obac is part of the Network of Natural Spaces protected by the Diputació de Barcelona. Its main peaks are Montcau (1052 m) and La Mola (1104 m), where the Monastery of Sant Llorenç del Munt, which gives its name to the massif, is located. The park is what meets the demand for recreational and educational facilities in the natural environment.
Sports and activities to do in Matadepera
There is a wide range of sports on offer: mountain, golf, running, cycling, football, tennis, paddle tennis and, most popularly, hockey, among others.
There are numerous local sports facilities and private clubs. Just a few minutes away is the Real Club de Golf el Prat, one of the best golf courses in Spain. With all this, Matadepera offers an excellent quality of life.
Gastronomy in Matadepera
A varied offer
The varied range of local restaurants and all kinds of shops add an important element to the quality of the town and contribute to the high level of social activity among its citizens.
Culture in Matadepera
Traditional festival, Sant Sebastià
Festes de Sant Sebastià is a traditional ten-day celebration that has graced the Vallès municipality for 113 years. The first Festes de Sant Sebastià took place in 1900, with nature and the forest as the central theme, and more than a century later some of the oldest traditions are still preserved. Even now after all these years of history, the Festes de Sant Sebastià has become a very popular event among the locals of Matadepera. One of the most traditional events of the festival is the descent of a pine tree from the forest, its subsequent planting in the Plaça Cal Baldiró and finally the tree-climbing competition.
Family life in Matadepera
Ideal environment for families
Living in Matadepera is synonymous with living in a healthy and ideal environment for family life. It is a town with a passion for nature, gastronomy and sport. It is worth mentioning the local public and private schools, as well as the transport service to the main educational centres of Sant Cugat and Bellaterra.
Real estate market in Matadepera
In the centre
In Matadepera, we can distinguish the centre from the urbanisations. In the centre we find the flats and village houses which are close to all the shops.
In the urbanisations
Matadepera is also divided into several urbanisations: Can Solà del Racó, Verge Montserrat, Pla de Sant Llorenç, Drac Park, Cavall Bernat, Can Robert, Les Pedritxes i Els Rourets where you will find quieter and mostly larger single-family homes. Matadepera is a very quiet municipality where the quality of life is its greatest virtue.
Security in Matadepera
Matadepera is a residential area, with all kinds of services and activities. It is considered one of the safest areas in Catalonia.
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