Sant Cugat is an open, cosmopolitan town inhabited by more than 80 nationalities; it is one of the Catalan towns with the highest quality of life, a status that it has not attained by chance. The reasons are to be found in its extensive communication network with Barcelona and the rest of the Metropolitan Area, its highly appreciated natural environment and a planning policy that has succeeded in preserving all the charm of a comfortable, friendly town. It has powerful cultural amenities, such as the Sant Cugat Theatre-Auditorium, or the National Archive of Catalonia.
Added to its business and educational potential, it is able to compete eye to eye with much larger cities. The priority given to economic, social and environmental sustainability for the town’s inhabitants and companies enables it to enhance its quality of life, disseminate its values and foster innovation and creativity.
Living in Sant Cugat means quality of life. We encourage you to discover it!
Culture, Shopping, Nature and sports
If you like music, theatre, dance, art and cinema, you’ve come to the right place. You can choose between going to see a performance at the Sant Cugat Theatre-Auditorium, stopping to listen to good street music or enjoying a concert in the Monastery Cloister, exploring art galleries or visiting the VILAB Sant Cugat wine interpretation center.more information
At Sant Cugat you will find modern, traditional and one-of-a-kind shops, and all types of food, craft and antique fairs and markets. Always with unique, original wares that you won’t find anywhere else. Shopping at Sant Cugat is a joy!more information
It won’t take you long to realize that green spaces are the town’s distinctive feature. It has a large park that you can enjoy for strolling, playing with your children or practicing sport, surrounded by nature. The Parc del Turó de Can Mates is Sant Cugat’s largest urban park and an excellent vantage point for enjoying panoramic views of the town and the mountain of Montserrat. In recent years, Sant Cugat has been awarded the “Vila Florida” distinction for its work in improving the urban environment.more information
Sant Cugat is a sports-friendly town; it actively promotes practicing sports and healthy lifestyles, thanks to its mild climate, the nature that surrounds it and the peaceful atmosphere. A town privileged by nature, with magnificent facilities for practicing sport in the open air and indoors. In 2018, it received the European Town of Sport award from the European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES Europe).more information