Author: MANBOS GARCIA
The Cardener is the river that is the lifeblood of a group of villages in the north-east of the Bages region, above its capital, Manresa (Barcelona). It springs from the eastern slopes of the Port del Compte range, in the area of Solsonés, links the Pyrenean foothills with the central Catalonian plains and runs into the River Llobregat.
The towns that surround it share a strong history, rooted deep in the middle ages. Here, the rural world, with dense forests, gardens and unirrigated farms live went hand-in-hand with the textile industry, ...