Can Boixeres

The Buxeres house

Box plant belongs to the Buxaceae family, an evergreen with white flowers, very much appreciated for its wood. And even though in Catalan this shrub receives the name of boix, this area of Barcelona, unlike what one might think, is not called Can Boixeres for being a terrain of boxwoods, but rather because of the surname of Lluís Buxeres Abat, the old proprietor of Casa Alta, well known in the area. Buxeres bought the farm from Joaquina Casanovas, who, in turn, had purchased it from the Alemany family in 1875.

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CanBoixeres FondueRestaurante FONDUE
carrer del Carme, 45
Esplugues de Llobregat
Tel. 934 735 046
Fresh-market kitchen, but above all, here you will enjoy delicious fondues. **Fondues are a typical Swiss dish that consists in dipping pieces of vegetable, fruit or bread in a cooking pan filled with oil, chocolate or melted cheese, depending on the kind of fondue you are eating. To keep the contents of the pot hot, they used heating oil under the pot.
Places of Interest

parc can Boixeres

avinguda de Josep Tarradellas, s/nº
L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Opened in 1970, it is one of the lungs of L’Hospitalet. Within its boundaries you’ll find an eighteenth century farm known as Can Masover, formerly named Casa Alta, and property of Lluís Buxeres. In the garden there is a small temple toppled by a ceramic glass dome. Nearby you can see the old farm. In this land during the Spanish Civil War they built barracks to use as shelters.

CanBoixeres CentreCultural

carrer de l’Emigrant, 27
L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Tel. 933 386 471
Concerts, dancing and a lot more.

Rambla de Just Oliveras, 56
L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
This cultural centre offers a good programme of concerts in the weekend.