Come and discover this ancient castle, situated on a hill in a farm in the middle of acres of forests and crops. You can stay in the castle’s big Tower, built during the thirteenth century and recently renovated and fitted. You’ll find all the necessary equipment for spending a comfortable holiday with the family or group of friends up to 6 people.
The Mas del Castell de l’Espunyola, now an agricultural, livestock and forestry explotation, is surrounded by a landscape that has remained virtually unchanged for centuries in the heart of the valley.
The Tower consists of a single house distributed over three floors with the following provision:
- Ground floor: living room with fireplace and fully equipped kitchen, mezzanine.
- 1st floor: Bedroom with double bed and single extra-bed, bath and toilet
- 2nd floor (attic) room with 2 single beds and single extra-bed, bathroom.
- South-facing courtyard with outdoor furniture and equipment for barbecuing.
Rates start from around 20 euros person/day. Please check more details about rates at the bookings page.
What can you do?
Distanced from traffic, the surrounding fields and forests will let you enjoy the quietness, the starry nights, nature, … However, its privileged location within Berguedà region will let you also enjoy many activities gastronomic, cultural and sports related: good restaurants, fairs, markets, festivals, hiking, cycling, skiing, paragliding and many more. See more details on the Activities page.
Where is it?
This old castle, classified as “Cultural Asset of National Interest”, occupies a privileged location on a hill surrounded by woods and fields and only 10 miles away from Berga and 70 miles away from Barcelona. Please see more indication and route maps in the Location page.
This castle already existed in the first half of the tenth century, at the times of the Count of Barcelona Sunyer I. The first documented mention dates from 950, which relates how Adalaiz, Count Sunyer’s daughter, donated the castle and all the lands to the Ripoll’s Monastery of St. John B. Read more about the history and etymology of the name on the History page.