Introduction Terrassa, the ancient Roman and egos Egara Iberian, a Spanish municipality located about twenty kilometers from the city of Barcelona, in the region of Vallès Occidental is the regional capital with Sabadell (Barcelona Province, Catalonia). With a population of 212,724 inhabitants (INE 2010), is Catalonia's fourth largest city in population and the twenty-fifth of Spain. Terrassa is located south of the Massif de Sant Llorenç del Munt Riera on the Sand, to 286 m and 41 ° 33'40 "N 2 ° 00'29" E / 41.56111, 2.00806, within the rift valley Vallès-Penedès. Forest areas occupy the largest sector northwest of the term, the northern part is integrated in the Natural Park of Sant Llorenç del Munt i l'Obac. The municipality covers an area of 70.2 km ². Matadepera bordered to the north, Mura and Vacarisas, east to the city of Sabadell and Castellar del Valles, south of San Quirico in Terrassa, Les Fonts, Ruby and Ullastrell, and west by Viladecavalls and Vacarisas.
History The first news of the current Tarrasa come from the time of the Romans, who founded the city of Egara on an ancient Iberian settlement which some remains have been found, including coins. Also Paleolithic remains have been found around Vallparadís stream, near where is now the Group of Monuments at the churches of San Pedro de Terrassa, as well as a necropolis of Culture Urnfield Misert Can. In the municipality is also Cartuja Vallparadís Castle, a twelfth-century building.Castillo cartuja de Vallparadís. Tarrasa nineteenth century was one of the Spanish cities where the industrial revolution had a higher incidence, with a large number of factories and industries engaged in the textile industry. Today, many modernist buildings still survive from that era, such as the Vapor Aymerich, Amat i Jover (1907), now the Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia, the Masia Freixa (1907), Casa Alegre de Sagrera (1911 ), the City Hall (1902), Grand Casino (1920), the Main Theatre (1920) and the Parc de disinfection (1920), to name just the highlights.
Places you must see <ul><li>Terrace has a rich cultural and artistic heritage. The monumental church of St. Peter-Vallparadís next to the park, where there have been important paleontological discoveries
Tower at the Palace and the Castle Monastery Vallparadís up its medieval heritage.
A jump in time takes us to the era of modernism and industrialization, where the textile industry, specializing in the wool industry, prompted the creation of what is today a unique heritage of its kind in Catalonia
la Masia Freixa (1905-1910), la Casa Alegre de Sagrera (1911)… </li></ul>
offer to enjoy a dynamic <ul><li>T he Jazz Festival, the Fair Art Nouveau, the hockey season of dance, music and theater, exhibitions or golf castle, complete a wide range to enjoy a dynamic and service. </li></ul>
Important Dates January : DAY 5. Arrival and grand parade of the Three Wise SM. February or March : Carnival. Carnival is the oldest in the province and one of them most attractive festivals in the population. March or April : EASTER. Religious celebrations. April : DAY 23. Saint George's Day. Festival of the Book and the Rose. Popular Projects May or June: Corpus Christi. Carpets of flowers in the main streets of the town. June : DAY 23. Verbena de San Juan: Great bonfire, fireworks and the traditional running fireworks. DAY 29. SAN PEDRO. Patron saint of fishermen. Popular Dance "castellers" July : Weekly Habaneras and Sardana. FESTIVAL OF JAZZ, BLUES AND GOSPEL. Concert series of outdoor classical music "THE FRESH CLÀSSICS" in the Basilica of the Citadel of Roses. August : Weekly Habaneras and Sardana. FESTIVAL OF JAZZ, BLUES AND GOSPEL. Concert series of outdoor classical music "THE FRESH CLÀSSICS" in the Basilica of the Citadel of Roses. 15 AND 16: FESTIVAL. Coinciding with this event and throughout the month, there are concerts of both classical music and modern rock, theater, dances, folk games, various exhibitions, sports competitions, fireworks, Sardana, a meeting of giants and dance popular finale.
September: DAY 11. NATIONAL DAY OF CATALUNYA. Throughout the day, conferences and events are held popular December : CHRISTMAS PARTY. Representations of the "Pastorets" classical music concerts, children and youth living room entertainment, choice of Pubilla Roses. DAY 24. Midnight Mass DAY 31. Year's Eve