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Poetic itinerary: Salvador Espriu

Birth place of Salvador Espriu
Birth place of Salvador Espriu
Monument a Salvador Espriu
Monument a Salvador Espriu

This itinerary allows us to discover the spaces that Santa Coloma de Farners has dedicated to Salvador Espriu as well as to go into the work of Espriu through a selection of his writings. The relationship between the poet and the city is expressed in the geography of Santa Coloma de Farners through the different points of interests that make this literary route.

  1. Farners square, under the Mesures: Inici de càntic en el temple (Start of the chant at the temple) from Les cançons d’Ariadna.

  2. Firal square, next to the monument dedicated to Salvador Espriu: El meu poble i jo (My people and I) from Les cançons d’Ariadna.

  3. In front of his birth home, at the 38 of the Mossén Jacint Verdaguer’s street: XXII from the Llibre de Sinera.

  4. Behind the passage of Miró, next to the public library: Món de Josep Beulas (The world of Josep Beulas) from Per la bona gent.

  5. In front of the city hall: Un nou ‘Cant dels Segadors’ (A new ‘Chant of the Harvesment’, which is the Catalonia national anthem) from Per la bona gent.

  6. The point of union between the promenade of Sant Salvador and the beginning of the Salvador Espriu avenue: XXVIII from La pell de brau.

  7. At the beginning of  the Nòria promenade: Després dels arbres (After the trees) from Mrs Death.

  8. At the entrance of the Sant Dalmau street: Matrimoni (Matrimony) from Mrs Death.

  9. In the house where Vinyoli used to spend the summer, Can Cuera, the 34 of Sant Dalmau street, two snippets from letters the poet wrote to the mayor of Santa Coloma de Farners and to his friend Joan Vinyoli. 

  10. The 21st of the Pare Lluís Rodés street: Retorn (Return) and Encara no (Not yet) from Petita antologia poètica. 

  11. In front of the monument dedicated to Salvador Espriu, done by J.M Subirachs, at the Farners square: Món de Subirachs (The world of Subirachs) from Per la bona gent. 

  12. In front of La casa de la paraula at the Prat street: Les Paraules (The words) from Mrs Death.

Trail details: 

Distance:  1,62 km 

Elevation gain uphill: 13 meters 

Difficulty: Easy

Type: Loop trail

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