Sant Cugat

You will find a mixture of theatre, music, opera, dance, circus, magic shows, poetry readings at this cultural complex. They also run a regular programme of family shows for all ages.           Recommended by Jemma Trobe  Contact Details: Plaça Victòria dels Àngels, 1 / +34 935 907 690 / teatre-auditori@santcugat.cat / www.tasantcugat.cat...

Arabesc Dance School is situated in the centre of Sant Cugat and offers classical ballet and “iniciación a la dansa”  for children from the age of three years old. They also offer intensive summer school in July. There are also Hatha Yoga classes for adults.         Recommended by Paula Dietz Rauber  Contact Details: C/del...

A favourite outing is to take the train from St Cugat 4 stops (about 7 mins) towards Barcelona to Baixador de Vallvidrera in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district. Here you literally get straight out of the train and into the woods with numerous routes to explore.         Recommended by Rachael West  Contact Details:  www.parcnaturalcollserola.cat...

The Monastery of Sant Cugat consists of a church, built in the 11th and 12th centuries, and impressive Romanesque cloisters surrounded by the Chapter House and monastery buildings. There are remains of an ancient Palaeo-Christian building inside the monastery. The monastery contains examples of art from the Romanesque to the...

Viviana Hounie is a dance school specialised in classical ballet and jazz. All levels of ballet are taught from Iniciación (4-6 years) to Nivel Avanzado (16 years and over). For adults she offers salsa, oriental dance, jazz and ballet.           Recommended by Paula Dietz Rauber  Contact Details: C/Vic, 28, 2ª planta, 08173 / +34 936 752...

Planeta Magic is a large indoor play centre for kids with inflatables, bouncy castles, slides and soft ball play area. They also can host children's birthday parties.           Recommended by Victoria Hunt Contact Details: Avda. Corts Catalanes 8, nau 13 / +34 936 749 928 / santcugat@planetamagica.com / www.planetamagica.com...