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Day of the Mussel in Alcanar

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In Alcanar, a small fishing town located in the southernmost edge of Catalonia, by the river Ebre delta, the Day of the Mussel of the Ebre Delta has been celebrated every year since 2001. Hundreds of kilograms of stea...

Walking through history in rural Catalonia

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Ulldecona is a town in the South of Catalonia, in the comarca (county) of Montsià, near the Senia River. Ulldecona is part of the Taula del Sénia free association of municipalities. It has got town privileges since 12...

Visiting the mussels’ farms at the delta of the Ebre river

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If you're looking for a different experience on your next trip to Catalonia, put on your list a visit to the seafood farms at the Ebre river delta. The industry of harvesting mussels, clams and oysters in the south of...

Active tourism at Terres de l’Ebre: a nature lover’s paradise

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At Terres de l'Ebre, south of Catalonia, there are a variety of natural areas suitable for active tourism and adventure trekking, canyoning, climbing and observation, among others. The idea of discovery which is al...

Easter Week in Tarragona

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Some glimpses of the processions can be seen from minute 3' onwards. Part 2 of the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxhGAn7HR2k WHEN: Western Easter Week More information: http://www.ssantatarragona.o...

The Tarragona province

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Several popular destinations are located in the province, from its Roman capital Tarragona to the hotspots of Salou or Cambrils but also a world class amusement park at Port Aventura, near Salou, or medieval towns lik...

Port Aventura amusement park

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Port Aventura is a theme park and a resort located 100 km. (62 mi.) south of Barcelona, in Salou, on the Costa Daurada. It attracts around 4 million visitors per year making it the most visited theme park in Spain and...

Salou

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The name of this town, Salou in Catalan, is often mispronounced by tourists, it's "sah-loh-oo". Note that the famous amusement park of Port Aventura is located only a few kilometres from Salou. More information: ...

Guided literary and thematic walk tours

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Creating tours that are interesting and educational for visitors and locals alike is a challenge every city, historic site or landmark faces. In every city there are plenty of typical tours showing the neighbourhoods,...

Bicycling in La Terra Alta

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Explore the Via Verda (Green Track), aimed at people who love cycling. This route is of medium difficulty if you are on your bike, but you can also follow it on horseback or on foot. The route follows the old railway ...

Horta de Sant Joan

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Horta de Sant Joan is one of the most picturesque villages in the Terra Alta region. The surrounding mountains and mediaeval alleyways in the old quarter give it an almost magical feel. The route through the village s...

Canyoning in Horta de Sant Joan

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More information: http://www.montsport.es/en/barranquismehorta/ Other videos: Bicycling in La Terra Alta Horta de Sant Joan This video is a promotional advertisement. Reference in this site to any specifi...

Castell de Miravet

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Miravet is a municipality in the comarca (county) of Ribera d'Ebre in the province of Tarragona. The village and the well-conserved medieval castle is Arab in origin and later belonged to the Order of the Knights Tem...

The Cathedral of the wine

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The cellar and oil mill of the Sindicat de Cooperació Agrària de Gandesa (Gandesa Agricultural Cooperative Union) was built between 1919 and 1920. Cèsar Martinell planned and directed the works. However, at first glan...

Poblet i Santes Creus Monastery

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This Cistercian abbey, founded in 1151, located at the feet of the Prades Mountains in the comarca of Conca de Barberà in southern Catalonia, is one of the largest in Europe. At its centre is a 12th-century church. Th...

Renaissance Festival in Tortosa

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The Festa del Reinaxement ("Reinassance Festival") is the splendour of a 16th century city. Over 3,000 citizens in period costumes and 60 shows a day with over 500 actors transport us to the Tortosa of 500 years ago. ...

Tortosa, city of the Reinassance

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Tortosa preserves significant examples of medieval, Renaissance, baroque and modernist architecture. It has been declared to be Historic-Artistic Heritage and some of its buildings, such as the castle of La Suda, are ...

Royal Colleges of Tortosa

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The Royal Colleges of Tortosa, founded by Emperor Charles V in 1564 for the education of subject Muslims, is an example of  a fine Renaissance building that houses the educational establishments of Sant Lluís, Sant Jo...

Natural Park of the Ebre Wetlands

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This is the largest wetland in Catalonia, and one of the most important in the Mediterranean region The estuary of the river, which gives its name to this region, forms a first class nature reserve, with a richness of...

La Casa Castellarnau – Tarragona

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The Castellarnau House was built at the beginning of the 15th century and was home to one of the city's most influential families until the 19th century. In 1542 Emperor Charles I resided here during his stay in the c...

Roman Tarragona

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Tarragona is a city with thousands of years of history. Ancient Tarraco, founded by the Romans, was one of the most important cities in the Mediterranean. This impressive Roman legacy, a symbol of modern day Tarragona...

Cambrils

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More information: http://www.cambrils.cat/turisme http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambrils How to get there from Barcelona Video: © spain-holiday.com Source: http://spain-holiday.com  

Costa Daurada

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It goes almost without saying that holidays on the Costa Daurada (in its original Catalan name, Spanish: Costa Dorada) are most loved for the beaches. Well it's not for nothing that this beautiful stretch of Catalonia...