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Top Choice Cathedral in Vic

Catedral de Sant Pere

Centuries of styles clash in Vic’s exquisite cathedral. Most of the neoclassical exterior dates to the 18th century, but the seven-storey Romanesque bell tower is one of few remnants from the 11th century. Within, t…
Top Choice Gallery in Vic

Museu Episcopal

This museum holds a marvellous collection of Romanesque and Gothic art, second only to Barcelona's Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. The Romanesque collection contains strikingly gory images, including saints being…
Top Choice Catalan in Vic

El Jardinet

This always-packed, warm-hearted restaurant has been perfecting Catalan cuisine since 1980, making it one of the best choices in town. There's an exceedingly good selection, including duck with figs and strawberries…
Easter Market in Vic

Mercat de Ram

In the week running up to Palm Sunday, Vic hosts the Mercat del Ram (Palm Market; a tradition that goes back to AD 875), selling palms and laurels. This agricultural fiesta showcases everything from tractors to eque…
Catalan in Vic

Boira

Original tiling and stonework adorn Boira's elegant multi-room interior, where tables are sprinkled across an atmospheric old-town house. It's the perfect old-meets-new backdrop for an excellent contemporary-Catalan…
Square in Vic

Plaça Major

Vic's Plaça Major, the largest square in Catalonia, has a pleasing medley of medieval, baroque and Modernista architecture. A crop of cafes spill onto the square. It’s also the site of the town's twice-weekly market…
Roman Site in Vic

Temple Romà

This 1st-century Roman temple, painstakingly restored during the 19th and 20th centuries, is framed by the walls of an 11th-century castle.
Crêpes in Vic

La Creperia

This cheery student-packed place with an open-plan kitchen and daisy-print tablecloths does a range of tasty sweet and savoury crêpes, with lots of appetising vegetarian choices like goat's cheese with spinach and p…
Music in Vic

Mercat de Música Viva

Over several days in September, the town celebrates this somewhat chaotic event, in which Catalan, national and foreign acts of various schools of Latin rock, pop and jazz get together to jam in locations around the…