Let’s get lost in Catalonia! The 10 most picturesque non-coastal Catalan villages – part I.

Let's get lost in Catalonia! The 10 most picteresque non-coastal Catalan villages.

I bet if you happen to like football you have already heard the famous cheering of F.C. Barcelona: "visca el Barça i visca Catalunya", meaning "long live Barça and Catalonia". And yes, when we think about Catalonia as a potential travel destination, usually the first spot coming to everyone's mind is its capital city: Barcelona. If we think further then normally we include …

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

During our trips across Camp de Tarragona region we haven't discovered only little authentic villages but in parallel many beautiful medieval castles too. Gaia is one of the rivers running through the region of Tarragona, and in the 10th and 11th centuries played a strategic role, as it made a natural border between the County …

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

Vilella Baixa Besides the Obvious

Whaaat?! New York?! 😉 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. La Vilella Baixa The Catalan writer Josep Maria Espinàs, in one of his first travel books, renamed the …