La Figuera

Foto de La Figuera

Coordenades GPS

X: 
309900
Y: 
4565400
Escut
Common term: 
Figuerencs
Inhabitants: 
105
Surface area: 
18,70Ha
Altitude: 
576m
Location: 

La Figuera is to be found in the Western area of the county. This area is dominated by cliffs and and the Montsant mountain range.

How to get there: 

La Figuera can be reached by the following roads: from Falset via N-420 as far asT-734 (via el Masroig and El Molar) and T-730 as far as La Figuera; from Les Garrigues via C-242 as far as T-713 (via Margalef and La Bisbal de Falset) and T-702 as far as the crossroads with T-714; from Ribera d’Ebre via T-714 (via Torre de l’Espanyol) until T-730 which leads upwards to La Figuera.

Installations: 

The village has a recreational area, multi-purpose sports ground, multi-purpose hall, municipal swimming pool, twp restaurants and an area for camping near Sant Pau hermitage.

Festivities: 

For Saint Paul's Day on 15th January, the villagers organise a procession up to the hermitage of the same name, where they make a big bonfire and sing religious songs. Sant Isidre is celebrated on 15th May. The "Fiesta Mayor" is the second weekend of August. Amongst other activities, there is a gathering (Aplec) at the hermitage including breakfast for everyone, folk dancing and mass.  On 11th November,  for  Sant Martí, the "forner" "Fiesta Mayor" is celebrated. 

Places to visit: 

There are many places of interest: the church of Saint Martin which dates from the 18th century, the vantage points of Coll dels Solans and el Guixar and Sant Pau.
Both Coll dels Solans and el Guixar vantage points are to be found at  1 km fand Sant Pau hermitage at 2.4km rom the village and offer extraordinary views over the central area of the Priorat. On good days,  from the hermitage you can see the Pyrenees, the Segre region, the Garrigues region, els Ports mountain range, el Maestrat region and Aragón. In fact, they saying goes that you can contemplate 7provinces (Tarragona, Lleida, Zaragoza, Castellóm, Teruel, Huesca and the Conca de Barberà). Very close to this hermitage is the Military Observatory from which the Battle of the Ebro was planned in early 1938.

Other areas of natural beauty are: Vasques Cave, la Roca Foradada, various paths and tracks for hiking and mountain biking. The Font Vella recreational area still conserves its former washing pools and has supplied the village with water for centuries. 

For wine lovers, you can visit some garage wineries (see timetables and conditions in our wine section linked on the right of this page).

Phones: 

Ajuntament de La Figuera (Rathaus)
Plaça de La Vila, 4
PLZ: 43376
Tel.: (+34) 977 825 201
Fax: (+34) 977 825 201
E-Mail: aj.figuera@altanet.org

Öffnungszeiten:

Mo – Fr: 9 – 12 h

Tourist information office: 

La Figuera Town Hall
Plaça de La Vila, 4
CP: 43376
Tel.: 977 825 201
Fax: 977 825 201
E-m@il: aj.figuera@altanet.org
Timetable:
From Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm