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Fatarella and the hermitages of Sant Bartomeu and Sant Francisco

Fatarella and the hermitages of Sant Bartomeu and Sant Francisco

 Visit the population of the two chapels and Fatarella term: Camposines of St. Bartholomew and St. Francis Xavier, popularly known as "San Francisco". Fatarella is located at 487 meters. The northern sector of the term is more rugged, since the slopes N and O in the mountains of Fatarella fall on the valley of the Ebro. To reach the Fatarella from Waldo, take the N-420 to the NE until Camposines and breaks to the left (N / N) for C-12B-7331 and TV (20.5 km) . The defensive tower of Arab origin, called the Fatorella, which was located at the current location of the Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy, it appears that gave its name to the village. In 1153, Ramon Berenguer IV donated the lands of the Magistracy Miravet, including the terms and Fatarella Camposines, the Templars. In 1228, the Town Charter is offered Fatarella, 20 years later that Camposines, who formerly was a term independent Fatarella. In 1317, with the extinction of the Knights Templars, the Hospitallers domain have access to these lands. At that time, and Fatarella Camposines belonged to the Order of Asco. In s. XV Faterella became part of the Order Vilalba. The town was walled up in the s. XVII. Of the five doors that closed population, remains the only hope of Cal, Low Street. The old town is set to narrow, winding and steep. Walking in, you can see how some major construction elements doorways carved stone inscriptions, shields, and the house Balsebre numerous porches, stately building dating XVII corrida an interesting gallery of small semicircular windows. Parish Church of St. Andrew. Its construction began in s. XVII. The interior is Renaissance style with elements of late Gothic to the vault. The main façade is baroque and ceiling still retains the stone paved ground. The source of St. John is a popular construction s. XVI and XVII, which originally supplied water village. The most typical and original buildings are out of the huts, made of stone anchor, with a barrel vault, formerly used for drying fruit. Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy. Built s. Century, is of Renaissance style. Located at the highest place of the village, called the Mirador de la Terra Alta. Suñé the street, you can visit the Interpretation Centre "International to the Ebro, which aims to convey different perspectives the importance of international participation was in developing the Civil War and the Battle of the Ebro . To go to St. Bartholomew of Camposines, let the people down the street from Mercy and follow the road towards local TV SE 7331. At 8 km, it goes to the C-12B, which is taken to the left (NE) direction for Asco, followed by the first break on the right path. The church is located a few meters from a house in a high place. Built in the s. XIII and is of Romanesque style transition. Does the new rectangular nave and pointed arches diaphragm inside. At that time the church was Camposines Castle. To go to St. Francis Xavier, we start from the village towards N Mills Street, continue along a track, and on 1 km, left, leave St. Paul's Chapel, built in s. XVIII. We must continue to use the main track along the bottom of the ravine of San Francisco to the N / NO. At 5.8 miles, pass along the farm of Mill below. The trail turns north and a little further, leaving a deviation to the left. At 12 km, we find the chapel of "San Francisco". The church was built in s. XVIII. It has a single nave, is the front door and masonry arch. Near the shrine, there is a fountain. It is a festival the first Saturday after Easter. End of itinerary. Landmarks Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy St. John Source Chapel of St. Francis Xavier Chapel of St. Bartholomew Cabanes term House Balsebre Portal Cal Bo Cal Phillip Porch Counties: Terra Alta Distance: 40.0 miles Signage: Yes Duration: 5 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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