The Sanctuary of Montferri – One of the wonders by Josep Maria Jujol

The Sanctuary of Montferri or as it is officially called the "Our Lady of Montserrat Sanctuary" or in Catalán: "La Mare de Déu de Montserrat", is one of the most representative works in the Alt Camp region in Catalonia by Josep Maria Jujol. https://youtu.be/eMefmmAQGqI The history of the "Our Lady of Montserrat Sanctuary" From the …

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 II.

Vilaseca On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region

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 …

Farena – the fairy tale village of the Prades Mountains

Beautiful stone houses in Farena

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 …