A hidden gem next to Cambrils: Parc Samà

visit parc sama

On a sunny Friday afternoon, when suddenly we were allowed to leave our county again, we decided to visit a hidden and less-known gem of Tarragona province: Parc Samà. Funny enough and surprisingly as well, this park is known neither among locals nor among tourists. We also found it by coincidence when we were looking …

A short visit to Renau – Mare de Déu de Loreto Hermitage by Josep Maria Jujol

Renau Catalonia

Have you ever heard of the village of Renau? No, don't associate it with the French car brand! 😉 Renau is actually a municipality in Tarragonès county, in Catalonia. Josep Maria Jujol designed many small churches, sanctuaries, theaters, and even homes throughout the Camp de Tarragona region, including in the village of Renau: The Mare de Déu de Loreto Hermitage, inaugurated …

The modernist church of Vistabella by Josep Maria Jujol

modernist church of vistabella

The church of the Sacred Heart or in Catalan: Església del Sagrat Cor de Vistabella is a modernist church in the village of Vistabella, in Tarragona province. This modernist church of Vistabella was declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest by agreement of the government in 2011. A protective environment was also delimited to ensure …

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 …