Els Forns.-This is the first place to go when you arrive in Breda. Here is the tourist information center of the town and they will give you all the information you need to visit Breda. At the beginning, they will tell you that you are in an old pottery workshop from the 19th century, with two Moorish ovens that were used to cook the pottery following the traditional method. On the other hand, you will find a permanent exhibition dedicated to Bredena pottery.
Monastery of Sant Salvador.-It was founded by Guerau I de Cabrera and his wife Ermessenda, viscounts of Girona and lords of Breda, on June 4, 1038, but was consecrated thirty years later. October 4, 1068 is considered the founding date of the current Breda and the time when the social and urban fabric of the municipality began to form. Highlights include the Lombard Romanesque bell tower (11th century), 32 meters high, and the only remaining wing of the cloister (13th and 14th centuries). https://larutadelscabrera.cat
Courtyard of the abbey.-Part of the monastery, the courtyard that distributed the access to the abbey palace is a must visit. The staircase used to go up to the abbot's residence and the well to supply water to the monastery are preserved. The large voussoirs and the wooden balcony stand out. On one of the portals you can see the coat of arms of the abbot Miquel Samsó, 31st president of the Generalitat de Catalunya, who, in the 15th century, commissioned the construction of these buildings.
Josep Aregay Museum of Ceramics - Church of Santa Maria.-It was the first church in the town, built between 878 and 1038. Its apse (12th century) and part of the original murals that decorated it are preserved. the cruise. The building has been used to house public schools, courts and other services since 1846, and is currently home to the Casa de la Vila and the Josep Aragay Municipal Museum.
Pottery and pottery shops.-The history of pottery in Breda dates back to at least the 15th century. A chapel dedicated to Saint Hippolytus, patron saint of potters, in the church of the monastery of Sant Salvador has been documented since 1408. A fact that suggests that the pottery tradition has been alive in Breda for centuries. There are currently workshops, modern industries that export around the world and shops dedicated to this product, which you can not miss during your stay.