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Miquel Montagud Municipal Museum is a collection of works taken from the former private museum, known as "The Eco of El Greco". It is made up of reproductions of El Greco's works which were carried out by Miquel Montagud Borja (1897-1984).

This little corner of the Montsant mountain range is one of the most famous of the Natural Park. It is to be found in the heart of the mountain range and can be reached from the village of La Morera de Montsant or by the Grau de Salfores or Grau de la Grallera going towards PIló dels Senyalets. These "Graus" are gullies which allow visitors to gain access to the mountain top area. These routes converge at the Pi del Cugat where visitors must take a little path which leads down to the hollow.

El Calvari is an archaelogical site (7th-6th century BC)  which is within the municipal boundaries of the village of El Molar. This historically important site is hidden in woodland and is perched on the top of a small hill. 

This is a natural viewpoint, although it is not suitable for people who suffer from vertigo. This site affords a spectacular view over the central area of the Priorat known as the "Historical Priorat". Views also reach as far as the Gritella and Llaberia mountain ranges.

A visit to the Eugènia mine at Bellmunt will take you down to the heart of the Earth, whilst explaining the day to day life of the miners of the town. Life in this little village was very different from the usual activity of the other villages of the Priorat.

Wander around this monastery founded by French monks from Provence, who established here the first charter-house on the Iberian peninsular.

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An exhibition space, centred on Priorat County and its wines.This centre is based in the former Castle of the Counts of Prades of Falset, built in the 12th century after the Christian re-conquest of New Catalonia...

 

A cave near the Margalef de Montsant reservoir, ideal for caving, with one of the oldest cave paintings in Catalonia, supposedly a deer's head.

This is a centre designed to publicise the natural and cultural heritage of Montsant as well as fostering the culture of olive oil.

 

The 'Centre d'Interpretació i reproducció de la tortuga mediterrània' is a visitor’s centre for the interpretation and reproduction of the Hermann tortoise and the Marçà Aroma Park is a magnificent natural setting for observing how examples of this species have been protected. Visitors are also invited to delve into a world of aromas based on aromatic, medicinal and culinary herbs.

This stands on a hill overlooking the river Siurana, with views of a striking landscape taking in the Montsant massif as a backdrop and the villages of La Morera, Gratallops with its chapel of La Consolació, El Lloar and El Molar.

This beauty spot which the Montsant river has carved out of the Llena and Montsant mountain ranges, is one of the most emblematic of the Montsant Natural Park.  

The village of La Figuera lies at an altitude of 575 m, giving it incredible views over the surround Priorat county.  

The Montsant Mountain Range symbolises the Priorat and the Tarragona region. It is not one of the highest mountains, neither is it the one that stretches the furthest, and yet, the strength of its geography is unquestionable. This mountain range is compact, encircled in a great part by sheer cliffs and rocky areas formed during the Oligocene epoch.

The "Toll de l'Ou" is one of the most unusual sites of the Montsant mountain range. It can be found in the Pèlacs dry river gorge and usually has water all the year round.  

Els Guiamets reservoir, in the south of the comparca (county) of the Priorat, is fed by the water of the Riera de Capçanes. It is an ideal place to enjoy nature, where a wide variety of birds can be seen, including grey herons, egrets, cormorants and mallards.

The originality of the Montsant mountain range is based on its unusual relief: a solid block of cliff which is seemingly inaccessible. Most of the ways up onto the mountain range are known locally as "GRAUS" or access paths.

Discover different spaces of a more than 200 years old wealthy house in the village of Porrera. From the cellar to the attic, you will find field tools, vintage clothing and household linens, furniture and many other curious things.  

More than mere mountains, the Llaberia and Colldejou mountain ranges are fortresses; castles constricted by their steep cliffs, walls of limestone rock which the evening light paints the colour of honey. They spread out beyond the Priorat boundaries into the Baix Camp and Ribera d’Ebre regions.

This museum houses sculptures and other works by local artist, Marcelí Giné and also that of his wife, Lula Pérez. Marçaginé's work is original and can at times be a little disturbing.

This hermitage is perched on a hill of "Llicorella" (Slate) soil on the outskirts of Gratallops. This spot affords fantastic views over the the heart of the Priorat county and Montsant mountain range.

"Mas de Sant Antoni" is to be found at the foothills of the Montsant mountain range near the village of La Morera de Montsant. You can get here by passing the Carthusian Monastery of Escaladei on a dirt track heading towards the mountain range. On the way, you will pass a building known as "La Pietat" which once belonged to the monastery and was used for monks who needed rest.  

The Priorat has been inhabited by hermits for many centuries. There are 15 hermitages which are scattered across the country, 10 in the Montsant Mountain Range area, set in places of outstanding natural beauty. Many of these hermitages can be reached by car.

One of the best places to understand the immensity of the Priorat landscape is the Sant Pau (Saint Paul) hermitage. This hermitage is to be found one and a half km. north-east of the village of La Figuera.

Bridge of mediaeval origin spanning the Montsant river (14th century) built with square blocks on bare rock. Span 38m, 6m high and 3m wide. Stonemasons’ marks are visible.

Puig Roig is an archaelogical site (9th-7th century BC)  which is within the municipal boundaries of the village of El Masroig. This historically important site is hidden in woodland and is perched on the top of a small hill with views over the Siurana river and Montsant mountain range.

Above the village of Cornudella de Montsant, the highest point of the Montsant mountain range is the "Roca Corbatera" which rises up to  an altitude of 1,163 metres.

Sant Gregori (Saint Gregory's) can be found one and a half km from Falset in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The hermitage which venerates Saint Anthony, has been built within a great red sandstone cave. It is a mysterious and fascinating place which seems to have been sculpted out of the rock by the wind. 

This immense cave made out of conglomerate rock can be found at one kilometre from the village of La Bisbal de Falset on the road to La Palma d'Ebre.

Upon arriving at Siurana you will discover a small fairytale village that has a deep-rooted memory of endless sieges and improbable conquests. Perched on a rock in the river, Siurana was thought to be impregnable, above a reservoir of the same name.

Siurana reservoir, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, is surrounded by the Montsant and Prades mountain ranges. It is fed by the Siurana river which is one of the main affluents of the Ebro river.  

A walking route around the village of Porrera following the fourteen beautiful sundials dating from the 19th century. These pictorial dundials were made at a time when the region was enjoying an economic boom.