Get to know the city
Vic, a journey through time and art
With 2000 years of history, the city offers an enticing artistic, historical and cultural wealth and has also fostered one of the most important medieval art museums in Europe, the MEV, and includes one of the best-preserved historic cenres of medieval origin. of great attraction, which has given rise to one of the most important museums of medieval art in Europe, the MEV, and one of the historical centers of best preserved medieval origin.
Another outsanding factor of the city is its commerce and cuisine, which means that fairs, markets, restaurants and shops offer visitors an extensive repertoire of gastronomic proposals.
Because of this link between commerce and tourism, the establishments that you will find around Vicpuntzero will become your cafeteria, your restaurant and your shops to buy local products, such as sausages and cheeses. You will recognise them by the stickers they display in their windows: comerçputnzero or resturantpuntzero.
Strolling through the historic center of Vic is like walking into the past and absorbing hte history of our country.
A signposted route allows you to look at thirty buildings, all of historical, architectural or artistic interest, including the Roman Temple of the s. II; the walls of the s. XIV; the cathedral, where Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical converge; the Mercadal square and the town hall, among others. Once immersed in this tour, visitors can access the city’s museums and art galleries.
Mention should be made of the permanent pictorial exhibition of Josep Maria Sert’s paintings, distributed in different areas of the city. We especially recommend seeing Sert’s work, as he is the best-known Catalan muralist on an international scale, with works at the Rockefeller Center in New York and the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, among others.
Art and Culture
Vicpuntzero is an experience that opens your eyes to all that the city has to offer.
Here are the most important cultural and artistic spaces in Vic: