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Cami de Sirga

Montbrió del Camp
Cami de Sirga

 Since ancient times, the waters of the Ebro were cleaved by various peoples who have made stay: Iberians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans ... The ships were pushed by the force of running water and favorable winds or sirgadors aided by men of strength and drive that with Dali at the head, pushed the Chalupas establishing a secular path. In the region of Ribera d'Ebre, still remain important parts of this road Sirga, but we offer today is to move as did llaguters by the river, although in this case, a network of paths and roads that border the Ebro and allow all to enjoy over 40 km of the river Ebro basin. Through this journey called Sirga Way ", you can find the region of the Ebro basin, which has regained its prominence as a river town in the area of ​​tourism development with the proposed access. It has magnificent views, which include, in addition to Berrús the viewpoint of Flix, the vaults of the road to Fatarella Asco, Asco Evil Pass, San Miguel de Vinebre, the Rock of 'Crossing the nettle of Donkey, the Tormo de la Torre de l'Espanyol, Garcia Castle, Castle Mora d'Ebre, Saint Jerome from the tip of Picossa the Castellet de Banyoles, Baranov of the Tivissa Miravet Castle, St. Dominic Rasquera etc.. Rasquera. We started our journey in the town of Rasquera-s' comes from Mora de Ebro taking noon of the Ebro Axis (C-12) - which has typical streets. There you will find palm handicrafts, which are baskets, baskets and brooms, working with the boxwood was also common among the pastoralists rasquerans. The traditional cake is also present Rasquera; to mention the little boxes and cupcakes, muffins made with almonds and egg white. The municipality of this town, you can visit the Santos Cruz (941 m), highest peak of the Sierra Cardó, and can access the old spa Cardó. Continuing north on the C-12 to the eastern bank of the Ebro, we have two options: continue to cross the river Ebro Ginestar or by passing boat Miravet, which maintains a tradition of passing along the river to the other. Two boats (Chalupas in this case), which has been placed on a wooden platform, recall the history of the Ebro. Broom. If we reach Ginestar, it still can find handicrafts and cane can see the church of Saint Martin in the first half-century XVIII. Miravet. Returning to step boat Miravet come to the village located on the right bank of the river and which include a visit to the castle, the last bastion of the Knights Templars in Catalonia and has a Romanesque church. It's nice to walk around the old town, with typical streets and has the old church. Miravet is an important local tradition: the potters or canterers continue its work in the neighborhood called the potters, located at the entrance of the town. There is also the possibility of boat trips on the River Ebro to Xerta and enjoy the beauty of this journey downstream. From Miravet, followed by NE in the T-324 to Benissanet. Benissanet. You can see one of the most important museums of musical instruments of Catalonia, Jose Serra and property Castellvi, which houses over 150 wind instruments and strings. Heading north along the same road, we arrive at Mora de Ebro. Mora d'Ebre. Capital of the region of Ribera d'Ebre. You can find the castle ruins, the chapel of St. Jerome, the ideal place to camp; typical streets around the castle, the convent of the MG, the famous arched bridge over the river Ebro and the yacht club, where develop activities typical of the river as the race Muleta in August to celebrate the festival of the town. Cross the bridge and the Ebro access to the New Blackberry. New Blackberry. Village where stands the church of Saint Paul and the restaurants where you can find cuisine with traditional clotxa (good crusty bread crumb emptying and filling with tomato, roasted peppers, olive oil and herring). We traveled to Tivissa taking the C-12 and C-44 towards SE. Tivissa. Before reaching the town, find the Castellet de Banyoles, former Iberian settlement have been found important pieces of silverware called the "Treasure Tivissa. In the village, we see a Gothic church in the Renaissance, straight into the streets and, outside, visiting the cave paintings (in the caves of the canyon Source Vilella). Another possibility is to go to Llaberia and admire its Romanesque church. We can also visit the villages and Darmós Serra d'Almos. Disposes the way for the road and from the New Blackberry, we continue north to the Ebro Axis (C-12) to Garcia. Garcia. Population which are the ruins of the old temple. There must also visit the chapel of St. Mary Magdalene, beneath a huge rock that protects it. It offers an incomparable view. For the same C-12 N toward, is to Vinebre. Vinebre. It is a privileged vantage point: the Iberian settlement of San Miguel, which was found an important piece of archaeological (the Funeral Stele of Vinebre). Inside the town, visit the Henry House Museum of bones, founder of Saint Teresa of Avila. From Vinebre march towards the east to the Tower of Espanyol on the road T-714. La Torre de l'Espanyol. It has a collection of Roman coins in the City Council meetings in the area of ​​the source n'Horta (Roman font). Should see the church of neoclassical and baroque details. Disposes Vinebre and the way to taking the C-12 west, we reach the village of Asco. Asco. There is an important kernel, exponent of a Moorish village in the region, the ruins of the Templar castle, a bell tower and a Gothic church with apse. Whilst the Ebro Axis (C-12), we move towards the N and reach the town of Flix. Flix. There must visit the castle ruins, the Gothic church of Santa Maria, the chapel of Remedy, restored baroque partially excavated in the rock; Montbrió pine, which is one of the country's heritage trees, making and hydroelectric power, the boat, and the Ebro, the natural Sebes, important core riparian forest. Flix will more or until the Riba-Roja the road T-741. Riba-Roja. There you will find a passage boat, a yacht club where they develop sports practice as river fishing for catfish, which is an attraction for many fishermen, and the viewpoint of the penalty. Noted for his monumental Church of St. Bartholomew. We can also visit the shrine of Santa Madrona and Berrús, the latter moved from its previous location and erected again, stone by stone, on a hill overlooking the reservoir and a wide panorama. It also recommended a visit to the Ethnological Museum. Flix again from where we are headed NE for the C-233 T-703 first and then to La Palma d'Ebre. La Palma d'Ebre. It includes the Romanesque church dating XII medieval prison and a giant pine. End of itinerary. Landmarks Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Pi gegant Medieval prison Region: Ribera d'Ebre Distance: 97.0 miles Signage: Yes Duration: 48 hours Topics: Nature | Culture Types: Cultural Heritage     Criteria of usage of these routes   See restaurants here See hotels here Source: Government of Catalonia. Directorate General of Tourism / Data Update: 01/03/2011

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