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 …

Interview with Manel Sales, Major of Renau, at Loreto Hermitage

This is the interview with Manel Sales, Major of Renau in Camp de Tarragona Region, who opened and showed to us Loreto Hermitage, renovated by the villagers with the help of Josep Maria Jujol as an architect. Read here our full review about Renau. We first learned about the existence of Loreto Hermitage (officially Ermita …

INTERVIEW WITH DOLORS TORNÉ – BODEGA CAL SERAFÍ, TORREDEMBARRA, CATALONIA

Read our interviews with Dolors Torné, from Cal Serafí Torredembarra, about how the pandemic influenced the local wine business. If you haven’t heard of Torredembarra yet, it’s enough to dedicate an afternoon, or if you are more generous with time, even a day, to remember its name forever. This vibrant town perfectly combines modern facilities …

LET’S GET LOST IN CATALONIA

Here comes our Catalan Travel Series. We have collected a list of many beautiful & historically relevant places around Catalonia. Most of the territory lies on the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, to the south of the Pyrenees mountain range. Catalonia consists of four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. The capital and largest city, Barcelona is the second-most populated municipality in Spain and the fifth-most populous …

10 reasons why to visit Salou in 2021

Salou is a municipality of the comarca of Tarragonès, in Catalonia. The city is approximately 10 km from Tarragona and as well as from Reus, located on the sandy Costa Daurada, and 112 km from Barcelona. Salou was founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BC, and this coastal town became a notable commercial port during the medieval and modern ages, while throughout the 20th century, …

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