El Priorat is a region in the province of Tarragona, well known for growing vineyards on its land. However, it is also its charming villages and the imposing Sierra del Montsant that make Priorat an obligatory stop within rural tourism in the area. If you are thinking about what to visit in these days of September, the Priorat will supply you with options with which you can enjoy unbeatable landscapes, nature and tranquility.
One of the best known and most visited villages in the region is Siurana. Located on a rock, the charm of its few and small streets, as well as the panoramic view it offers of the Siurana river do not leave you indifferent. In addition, they will be able to verify the veracity of the legend of the Reina Mora, reaching the Salto de la Reina Mora, next to the remains of the castle. Let the intrigue win over you and visit this beautiful town!
For lovers of history and the passage of time, the Escaladei Charterhouse is a mandatory stop. This beautiful monastery located in the Morera del Montsant ceased to be active in 1835, being abandoned. Now, and for about 25 years, however, its ruins can be visited. The monastery is located at the foot of the Sierra del Montsant, which makes it easy for those who visit it to enter into the tranquility of the space and put themselves in the shoes of the monks, who undoubtedly lived in a privileged place.
One of the many other interesting visits in the area is the Bellmunt mine museum. In it, they will delve into deep cavities of the earth to discover one of the toughest trades and why. During the visit, they will learn about the history of the mines, the search for lead ore and the impact it had on the town and the surrounding area. It is an exceptional visit for both adults and children. Its duration is 45 minutes and the visit is always guided. Come visit the town of Bellmunt and its mines and spend a different day!
Camping La Corona encourages you to take a route through Priorat, whether visiting one of these options or all of them, you will not be disappointed!
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