Font de les Delícies Plane Tree

  • Viladrau, Plataner de la Font de les Delícies
  • Viladrau, Plataner de la Font de les Delícies

A splendid plane tree growing over the Font de les Delícies, next to the road heading towards Arbúcies.

According to references from local people, this tree was already mature when the road was built in the year 1914.

It used to be traditional to celebrate tornaboda (weddings) in its shadow and to dance sardanas.

It is known for its wide branches and coppery bark (the tones of plane trees tend to be green and yellow)

Distance: 15 minutes from Plaza Mayor square

Scientific name: Platanus x hibrida
Height: 28.5 m
Perimeter: 3.78 m to 1.00m
Canopy diameter: 22.5 m
Approximate age: 120 years
Origin: Iberian Peninsula (hybrid)

Latitude: 41º51'00"
Longitude: 2º23'46"

E(X): 449868
N(Y): 4633301