Vall de Boí – The route of the UNESCO World Heritage Catalan Romanesque Churches

UNESCO World Heritage route in Vall de Boí

We propose here the UNESCO World Heritage route in Vall de Boí, along the Catalan Romanesque Churches included in UNESCO World Heritage List on 30th November 2000. According to UNESCO’s criteria, this set of churches of the Catalan Pyrenees shows significant developments in Romanesque art and architecture and testifies to profound cultural interchange across medieval …

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

Vilella Baixa Besides the Obvious

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

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