Sant Cugat del Vallès is a young, modern town in Catalonia (Spain), about 20 kilometers from Barcelona. With a population of 90,000 inhabitants, it is blessed with a wonderful natural environment and a green urban landscape, with a strong commitment to sustainability. Green and innovative, the town has created a development model based on social, economic and environmental sustainability.
Sant Cugat lies at the foot of the Collserola Range, Barcelona’s largest “green lung”, which puts Sant Cugat within one of the country’s main economic hubs, making it an ideal place for living, working and investing.
For travel within the town, Sant Cugat promotes a sustainable, efficient mobility that respects the environment and the town’s citizens. It has a good public transport infrastructure and encourages people to cycle, providing a comprehensive network of cycle lanes.
Sant Cugat benefits from a strategic communication network, with motorways, proximity to Barcelona-El Prat airport, trains, and a comprehensive public transport system that connects the town with the rest of the region.
The town is well connected by public transport with the area’s main population centers, by train (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya and Rodalies Renfe to Sant Cugat ) and by intercity buses.
The closest airport is Barcelona, which is 26 km away (about 30 minutes by car), while Girona-Costa Brava airport is located 87 km from Sant Cugat (less than an hour by motorway). There is also the possibility of arriving by train or by combined public transport.
The main access routes are the motorways C-16 (Barcelona, Terrassa, Manresa) and AP-7 (Lleida, Tarragona, Girona). It also has a fast route to France via the AP-7 motorway (90 minutes).