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Updated: 01/25/2023

Les Masies de Voltregà
08508 Les Masies de Voltregà


The New Church was built in 1950 and opened on June 19, 1955. The temple was built to accommodate the increase in population experienced by the parish during the time and urban impossibility. to expand the old Romanesque church of Sant Esteve.

The promoter of the work was the chaplain, and later rector of the parish of Sant Esteve de Vinyoles, Mossèn Biadiu i Quadrenchs. The project was commissioned from the Barcelona architect Jordi Bonet i Armengol, who updated Antoni Gaudí's theories in his works.

Its structure has a concentric plan and parabolic arches, adorned with murals by the Torellona artist Rifà. It has a façade with a south-facing porch, and the lighting is solved by means of the windows of the nave and the key of the dome, which is made of glass.

The construction device is made of materials from the country such as river pebbles tied with cement. The corners are of well-worked ashlars from Folgueroles, the arches are made of bricks and tiles and the vaults of lime and cement.

It was the junction of the three neighborhoods that were built in the 18th century. A wide street was formed, starting at the hostel of Ca l'Eudalda, and ascending towards the village, along the main road from Vic to Ripoll and later the road from Barcelona to Puigcerdà.