- The natural park El Garraf. The El Garraf district receives its name from the mountains located to the east of the district. Classified as a nature park, this mountainous area contains flora and fauna difficult to find anywhere other than on the Catalan coast.
- El Garraf, together wit the l’Alt and Baix Penedès districts, forms the natural region of Penedès, which occupies part of the coastal area. It is separated from the Penedès depression by the Garraf massif, formed by limestone, which reaches the sea forming a typical coastal landscape, engraved by the action of the sea which has formed a large number of caves.
- The district capital is Vilanova i la Geltrú, one of the most important fishing ports in Catalonia.
The picture is Casa Gaudi in the village Garraf
Olivella lays in the nature park El Garraf. It receives its name from the mountains located to the east of the district. This mountainous area contains flora and fauna difficult to find anywhere other than on the Catalan coast. El Garraf is popular by hikers. Link Hiking
You can ride from Sitges on the C31 along the coast towards Casteldefells. It is a curly road with beautiful views over the see. When you drive this way you should stop at the village Garraf. It has a small beach with romantic beach houses. At the corner of the beach you will find restaurant La Cupula. It’s a typical Spanish restaurant and a good spot to eat Paella. It has beautiful terraces where you can sit and gaze away over the sea.