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Vic (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈbik]) is the capital of the comarca of Osona, in the Barcelona Province, Catalonia. Vic's location is 69 km from Barcelona and 60 km from Girona. Vic's position has made it one of the most important towns in central Catalonia.
Vic lies in the middle of the Plain of Vic, equidistant from Barcelona and the Pyrenees.
Vic is famous for its persistent fog in winter as a result of a persistent thermal inversion with temperatures as low as -10 °C and an absolute record of -24 °C. Episodes of cold and severe snowstorms are noticeable. In summer, storms are very common during the dry season, typical of the Mediterranean climate of coastal Catalonia. For that reason the natural vegetation includes the pubescent oak typical of the sub-Mediterranean climates of eastern France, Northern Italy and the Balkans.
"The Vic wally is one of the best places in the world to fly in a balloon. I amazed at the serenity of the aircraft you will i will do the following question: why not just perceive the movement of the aircraft in the body? "Flying in a balloon over the city of Vic one is transformed into a particle more of the wind, is the correct definition ......"
(Articulate “Vic seen from the sky” from Miquel Masallera Magazine Vic-Festa Major 2013)