La Conca de Barberà

The Conca de Barberà is located in the heart of The Cistercian Route, inland from the Costa Daurada and it is home to one of the most unique places in Catalonia, declared a World Heritage Site, the Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet.

Just a bit more than one hour by car from Barcelona, a few minutes from Port Aventura and the beaches, and from Tarragona and Lleida, the Conca de Barberà offers a wide range of proposals and cultural activities, in nature and leisure to enjoy your holidays at any time of the year.

The Conca de Barberà is half way between the beach and the mountain; it is land of passage and a mix of cultures.

In the Conca de Barberà it is easy to find different proposals for a family day out, or with your partner or with friends; stay here and savour the gastronomy, the traditional products and the Conca de Barberà D.O. wines.

In addition to visiting Poblet Monastery or strolling through the medieval streets of Montblanc, the visitor can travel back in time. You can go back to prehistoric times visiting l'Espluga de Francolí Caves or the rock paintings in Montblanc (World Heritage); continue in time and discover other mediaeval villages like: Conesa, Forès, Solivella, Santa Coloma de Queralt, Vallfogona de Riucorb...Or follow the footprints of modernism, a style that responds to the need to adapt to technological advances and the new social and business needs at the start of the XX century, like the modernist cellars, declared Sites of National Cultural Interest by the Catalan Government; taste wines from the DO Conca de Barberà and stroll through the vineyards; make activities in nature, like walking through the protected areas like Poblet Nature Park, the Prades Mountains, the Tossal Gros...; visit the museums and cultural places and get to know about the work done by our artisans...

Muntanyes de Prades was the second inland resort to be awarded the Family Holiday Destination seal. Consisting of the municipalities of l'Espluga of Francolí, Vallclara, Vilaverd, Vilanova de Prades and Vimbodí-Poblet, Alcover, Arbolí, La Febró, Capafonts, Mont-ral and Prades, the area is noted for its natural environment, a chain of mountains running just inland, that is ideal for outings with children.

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Pontils, the most rugged and spectacular landscape in upper Gaià and the north-east of the Conca de Barberà. Pontils is the most inhabited centre and it is the capital of the territory. It is made up of eight centres: Pontils, Santa Perpètua de Gaià, Seguer, Vallespinosa, Vilaperdius, Sant Magí de ...
Rocafort de Queralt is located in the middle section of the path GR®175 The Cistercian Route is among the monasteries of Santes Creus and Vallbona. Wine and cereal cultivation are the main economic activities here and, in olden days, saffron was the most important product and today there is still a ...
Santa Coloma de Queraltis located in the north-east of the Conca de Barberà, the county to which it belongs administratively, and it is the centre of the natural county of the Baixa Segarra, historically linked to the vicarage of Cervera. A village full of history that invites the visitor to take a ...
Located in the centre of the Conca de Barberà and in the middle of The Cistercian Route, it is considered to be the wine and artisan heart of Catalonia. This title is corroborated by the thousands of hectares of vineyards, Pere Domènech i Roura’s modernist winery and the alabaster . It is also the ...
Located in the north of the Conca de Barberà on the edge of the woodland areas of the shady slopes along the River Corb (EPN) and in the heart of the Corb Valley. Surrounded by fields of cereals offering a relaxing landscape that varies depending on the season of the year. The municipality is made ...
Located in the north of the Conca de Barberà on the edge of the woodland areas of the shady slopes along the River Corb (EPN) and in the heart of the Corb Valley. Surrounded by fields of cereals offering a relaxing landscape that varies depending on the season of the year. The municipality is made ...
Located in the north-west of the Conca de Barberà at the foot of Sierra Tallat . Senan is a tranquil village and is known for its ceramics and for being a stage in the Sant Jaume Way (Camino de Santiago) in Catalonia. Town council website
Solivella is on the way between Andorra and the beaches on the Costa Daurada; and between the monasteries on The Cistercian Route, in Poblet and Vallbona. Among the tourist attractions we would highlight the orelletes (fritters) , the handcrafts and the mural route , Llorac Castle , the rotating ...
Located at the foot of the Prades Mountains in the south-west of the Conca de Barberà.This is a charming rural village, small and tranquil, famous for having the best swimming-pools in the county and for being the starting point for many excursions. Muntanyes de Prades was the second inland resort ...
Located within the Corb Valley, in the north-west of the Conca de Barberà. Vallfogona de Riucorbis a small, mediaeval village known for its waters and its spa. Strolling through its streets and squares is to delve into a great open book where every street is a page of history and poetry written by ...

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