Information Sant Pere de Ribes
Municipality of Garraf, to the southern slopes of the massif of Garraf (Montgròs, 358 m to the NW).
Location and presentation
It borders the municipalities of Olivella (N), Canyelles (NW), Vilanova (W) Sitges (E and S). The 1937 the town changed its name to Ribes del Penedès.
The terrain is rough on the southern slopes of the massif of Garraf, which reaches 358 m to Montgròs, NW, from which it provides a beautiful view of Sitges and Vilanova to Olèrdola and depression of the Alt Penedès. A part of Tramuntana is the mountain of Sumidors (285 m), and other ranging from 200 to 288 m.
The municipality of Sant Pere de Ribes, situated in the southwestern part of the Garraf, halfway between Barcelona and Tarragona and has good communications with the outside through road networks as highways C-32 and AP-7. Despite being an interior village, enjoying a fishing trip, a small strip of coastline of 500 meters, which reaches the town. In addition, part of it (4 km 2) belongs in the Garraf Natural Park.
The municipality consists of two distinct population centers, Ribes and Los Roquetes, the latter was the result of the arrival in the municipality during the 60 immigrants.
There are several housing developments, as Rocamar, Can Slabs, Vallpineda, Can Macià Month Alba, Can Pere de la Plana, Over the Cataluñas, Vinyals, More Parara de Arriba, Veguer Tower, Month Serra and thistles. The population now exceeds 26,000.
The neo-Gothic church of Sant Pere de Ribes -
At noon there Riscla Peña (308 m), Mount Prubelles (168 m) and Pedroell (75 m). This sector is composed of calcareous material and steep slopes in places furrowed by ravines. The most mountainous area is covered with pine and oak forest and scrub, and a small part belongs in the Garraf Natural Park. In the center of town the land is flat, covered with Quaternary sediments that are suitable soils for the term cultivo.El hydrographic axis is the stream of Ribes, which collects water from the stream of Canyelles and the stream of Khafre and drains to the sea to the beach in Sitges, head of the Crickets. The stream of Ribes, as above is called Begues, as born in this place, enters the town of Ribes by the Bishop rock, where he spends engorjada and receives Canyelles, on the right, the place of Parellades , playing the town of Sant Pere de Ribes. The stream of Jafre Ribes penetrates through the bottom of Hell, and drains to the stream of water Ribes below the village, near Can Pictures of Timba. Other high school courses are the stream of Piera, who proceeds from Jorba plan and the municipality passes mésoccidental Tower Veguer and, as in terms of Vilanova, in Santa Magdalena and empties into the sea between the beach of St. Cristòfol and the Port. The torrent of the earthy, also rapporteur of the block drains and Solers Vilanoveta cores and Roquetes; edge where there was a farmhouse in the stream draining Torrents of Piera.
The municipality comprises, besides the town of Sant Pere de Ribes, any administrative, Low-shore suburb, the people of Vilanoveta of Puigmoltó and Roquetes (part of which is a development), the neighborhood of Parellades and Torres's neighborhood, plus some esparses farmhouses and a number of developments as the Cortijo de Serra, Vallpineda, Rocamar, etc.. To the south of the term circulating C-32 motorway from Barcelona to Vendrell, who has an access road connects Sitges Sant Pere de Ribes and Canyelles (C-15B), where it binds to the C-15 of Vilanova Vilafranca and Igualada. Another local road comes from Vilanova and continues until Olivella and connects with the N-340 near Villafranca, in Sant Pere de Molanta. The railway runs through the coastal Rocam, but the nearest station is in Sitges.