Osona, associated with a conservative and rural image due to a historical stereotype, is nevertheless one of the most significant industrial heritage sites in Catalonia. A legacy in tems of buildings and machinery linked to the River Ter (together with the River Llobregat), became the main Catalan hydraulic source from the second half of the 19th century.
This great historical legacy is explained in an interpretation centre, the Industrial Museum of the River Ter in Manlleu, to which theWood Tornery Museum in Vall del Gesmust be added,which also contribute to the recovery, research and tourism diffusion of this valuable and disperse heritage. A stroll along the River Ter (GRPath GR 210)leads to the discovery of canals, river factories and textile colonies, etc.
– Duration: 2h
– No. max/min in group: 35 / 15 people
– Languages: Catalan, Spanish.
– Approximate price: 4,5€ per person
Visits organized by the Ter Museum on the third Sunday of each month.
– Duration: 1h 30
– Accessible activity:accessible to people with disabilities.
– No max/min per gorup: 35 / 15 people.
– Langages: Catalan, Spanish
– Approximate price: 2€ – 2,5€ per person
On this tour you will discover the history of an important industrial model village, finding out about the economic, political and social aspects that shaped its evolution, along with its relationship with the Catalan modernist artist Santiago Rusiñol. You’ll get to explore most of the facility: the gardens, Cau Faluga (the factory owner’s residence), the spinning factory, the turbine (seeing it in action), the manager’s apartment, the cooperative, the school, the canteen, the kitchen gardens and surviving elements of the long-gone church and workers’ dwellings.
Visits organized by the Ter Museum on the first Sunday of each month.