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La Foradada – A Walk in the Serra de Montsia

Date of walk: 26th December Temperture in Tortosa: 16 degC Mountain Temp: approx 14 degC Distance: 5km This was a great walk up to the ridge the Serra Montsia – a small mountain range which looks out over the Ebro Delta.   It is Walk 29 in the Cicerone Guide Book- …

A Walk to the “Cliffs Which Block the Mistral”

Length of walk: about 5.5km Time:  Stated time 1h 45 mins (but see last paragraph) Level: Easyish Starting point: Village of Pradell de la Teixeta This walk is one of the routes featured in the new walking leaflets produced by the Priorat Tourism Dept The village of Pradell de la …

Walking routes in the Priorat

Walking in the Priorat, Southern Catalonia

  The tourism department have this year produced a set of  10 leaflets of walking routes around the Priorat.  What’s more they are available in English, French, Spanish and Catalan.  You may not think this is very exciting but when we first came here the only information we could obtain …

30 Self-guided Walks in Southern Catalonia

The mountain ranges of Tarragona offer fantastic walking. But it’s a secret! You wouldn’t know it by looking at most guidebooks because the area is barely mentioned.  Once here and you venture up into these enticing mountains you discover that the area is criss-crossed with both long-distance and regional hiking …

Forget Barcelona – Come to Tarragona!

Chances are that if you’ve been to Catalonia you went to either Barcelona or perhaps the Spanish Pyrenees. Now don’t get me wrong -I love Barcelona and the Pyrenees, but, their popularity does tend to overshadow the rest of  Catalonia where there are many other interesting cities and mountain ranges …