During the pandemic, motorhomes increased sales. The need to avoid contacts and reduce to the family nucleus They made these vehicles a safe system for vacations.
This increase in purchase and rental led to the discovery of a tourism model that has been consolidated, although with the increase in fuel prices it has softened.
In any case motorhomes are still very popular in European countries such as France and the Netherlands, where supporters of this travel model have the necessary services to spend the night safely and with the equipment to empty sewage and recharge, as well as a picnic area.
With that goal Baix Penedès proposed creating a network of motorhome areas like those in other communities that have been betting on this tourism for years, linking it to the cultural, architectural, landscape or oenological heritage that, in addition, deseasonalize the season.
The Consell Comarcal del Baix Penedès has approved the collaboration agreement that regulates the management assignment with various town councils for the regional body. It was the step for the bidding of the project and the works to which 122,000 euros are allocated.
Finally Cunit, Albinyana, La Bisbal del Penedès, Banyeres, Sant Jaume del Domenys, Bonastre and L’Arboç participate that have already chosen spaces to implement these areas.
In addition to trying to attract visitors by motorhome, the Baix Penedès offers to be a point of stay taking advantage of the road infrastructure between Barcelona and Tarragona and the road to the interior of the peninsula.
The model of the motorhome areas is the so-called French model with an overnight area with capacity for between five and ten vehicles in which you can stay for a maximum of 48 hours.
The Baix Penedès network will be integrated into the Alt Penedès network already implemented years ago with the claim of wine tourism,