On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region – part II.

We are here to continue our article about the castles worth visiting in Camp de Tarragona region. In the first part – On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region – part I., we have covered the castles of Tamarit, Calafell, Ferran, Altafulla, and El Catllar, and in this article, we will …

Rice with what? – On the route of Spanish rice dishes

Let’s start with a basic fact. I’m originally coming from a country (Hungary), where people don’t really eat rice. Especially me. Nevertheless, I discovered the route of Spanish rice dishes. Yes, we can find rice there too, usually as a cheap side dish, but just imagine the most boring plain white rice, lacking any culinary …

Farena – the fairy tale village of the Prades Mountains

On a sunny day, when actually the forecast said rain for the whole day, we decided to go for a round trip into the Prades Mountains. The Prades Mountains, also known as Muntanyes de Prades, is a large calcareous mountain massif straddling the comarcas of Alt Camp, Baix Camp, Conca de Barberà, Garrigues and Priorat, in Catalonia. These mountains have characteristic large …

7 villages in Matarraña and Terra Alta: a cultural border territory

This article is about a route along some of the most interesting villages in Matarraña and Terra Alta, an amazing natural and cultural region in North-Eastern Spain. This region is split into two political regions (Aragon and Catalunya) but it has a common history, cultural similarities and its inhabitants speak the same language. In the …

A day trip to New York (of the Priorat – La Vilella Baixa, Catalonia)

La Vilella Baixa lies in the east of the Priorat region, nestling beneath the Montsant massif, and two rivers meet right in the middle of the village: the Montsant and the Riuet d’Escaladei. Whaaat?! New York?! 😉 The Catalan writer Josep Maria Espinàs, in one of his first travel books, renamed the village of La …

Tarraco Romana II. A Roman heritage route in Tarragona Province

This is a Roman route in Tarragona Province. Actually this is the second part of our article about a Roman itinerary in Tarragona city. We will follow this time in this route the path of the main preserved monuments of Roman times in the nearby area of Tarragona. Some of these spots obtained on November …

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