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Mataro

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Mataró is the capital and largest town of the comarca of the Maresme, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia Autonomous Community, Spain. It is located on the Costa del Maresme, to the south of Costa Brava, between Cabrera de Mar and Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, 30km north-east of Barcelona., it had a population of c. 122,932 inhabitants.HistoryMataró dates back to Roman times when it was a village known as "Iluro" or "Illuro". The ruins of a first-century BC Roman bath house (known locally as the Torre Llauder) were recently discovered and can be visited. The coastal follows the same path as the original Roman road.Mataró was declared a city by royal decree, even though at the time (nineteenth century) the population fell short of the requirement for city status.The first railway in peninsular Spain was the Mataró – Barcelona line which opened on 28 October 1848 by the Catalan businessman and Mataró native Miquel Biada. This line now forms part of the RENFE/Rodalies de Catalunya R1 suburban service between L'Hospitalet de Llobregat and Maçanet-Massanes. Mataró is also connected with Barcelona and Girona by the (freeway) and with Granollers by the.
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Hidden gems in Mataro

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Architectural Building
Casa Coll I Regas
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Historic Site
Conjunto Barroco de "els Dolors"
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Landmark
Clos Arqueologic Torre Llauder
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
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Specialty Museum
Can Marfa Genere de Punt. Museu de Mataro
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Mataro

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Water Park
Illa Fantasia Vilassar de Dalt
2.6
Duration: 8 hours
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Valley
Vall de Nuria Queralbs
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
La Roca Village Santa Agnes de Malanyanes
3.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Auto Race Track
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Montmelo
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min

Popular things to do in Mataro

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Church
Basilica Santa Maria de Mataro
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Beach
Playa del Callao
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Garden
Parc Central Mataro
3.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Mataro

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Specialty Museum
Can Serra. Museu de Mataro
3.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Museum
Museo Ca L'Arenas
3.3
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Mataro

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Shopping Mall
Centre Comercial Mataro Parc
2.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Wildlife in Mataro

Scuba / Snorkeling
Mediterranean Dive Mataro
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

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