Annual calendar of activities

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Annual calendar of activities

Legend of Malavella

Near the St. Maurice Hermitage is the Can Riera farmhouse and an ancient tradition tells that the popular Heredero Riera dance originated here… It is said that the Riera Heredero or Heir, wealthy owner of Llançà, once attended the St. Maurice religious pilgrimage of Caldes de Malavella.


Legend of Malavella

The Heredero Riera

The Heredero Riera

Legend of St. Maurice

Every 22nd September, the religious pilgrimage dedicated to St. Maurice is held and there are still those who remember when a wooden hand, symbolising the one that he lost in his martyrdom, was kissed by the faithful. There was a story told about this hand that our parents and grandparents worshipped.


Legend of St. Maurice

Bandits, the Royal Way and the Cross of the Hand

The Royal Way was the most important communication route between France and Barcelona, and on its passage through Caldes it forked into two paths, the inland one and the sea one, at the point that is called La Cruz de la Mano (The Cross of the Hand).


“THE MOST DANGEROUS FORESTS IN THE COUNTRY”


Bandits, the Royal Way and the Cross of the Hand

Vivacious Marieta

It has always been amusing that our town’s coat of arms has a nude woman bathing in hot mineral medicinal water. The circumstance, curiosity and voices of experience have forced us to state that the girl in question really existed.


Vivacious Marieta

The giants of the three hills

In Caldes in Roman times, then called Aquae Calidae, there were three hills from which hot water would rise: Las Almas, Sant Grau and Las Moleres. The Romans were the first to make use of this water and its miraculous virtues.


The giants of the three hills

The legend of the giant of the pine tree of Llimona

This is a popular legend that says that it is precisely the pine tree of the Giant of the Pine Tree that was forcefully thrown by the abovementioned Barcelona giant as a demonstration of bravery and daring, and which fell in this place of Caldes, where it remains to this day. solemn and invigorating, as a test of the giant’s bravery and strength.


The legend of the giant of the pine tree of Llimona

“Vés a Sant Maurici a deixar el vici”


“Hem arribat a Franciac, els goigs venim a cantar; si


voleu saber qui som,els poc-modos de Campllong”


“Aigua calenta i veta apretada, sangria encertada”