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From Reus to Riudecols by the castle d'Escornalbou

From Reus to Riudecols by the castle d'Escornalbou

 This tour aims to uncover the secrets that two guards saw Argentera: Castle Escornalbou Riudecanyes and reservoir. The route starts from Reus, where to take the carretereta Riudoms (T-310). 4 km later, come to town Riudoms where worth to walk the main square, partially portico, and a visit to the church of St. James. Then, we climb up the same road to Camp Montbrió. Montbrió, there was a house in the village. In the middle of town, there is a crossroads where we turn right towards Riudecanyes and Duesaigües (the road T-313). 4 km then turn left to go Riudecanyes. Before arriving there, it's best to visit first the reservoir and its impressive riverside, which is only about 400 meters north of the town. After seeing it, you can go to Riudecanyes rural village that preserves the church of San Mateo. From here, get a carretereta (the TP-3211) that leads to the castle Escornalbou. After about 5 km you reach the castle Escornalbou consisting of a castle, a monastery with a church, a chapter house, the building of the convent and other buildings attached. After seeing the impressive buildings, must get back the same road and 400 meters further, take a paved path leading to the Argentera. The trail leads to another branch: the tomb to the right. Once you reach the pretty village of Argentera, follow the east road to Duesaigües (T-343). Once Duesaigües, take a detour to the left (N) towards Falset. T-313 is the road that passes through the coll Teixeta and exit to the N-420, take that right (E) to Reus. When they carried about 41 km long, reached Riudecols and St. Peter's Church, erected in the s. XIX. Then again take the road to Reus, which is 11 km away, where you have to finish this route. Counties: Baix Camp Distance: 52.0 miles Signage: Yes 3 h 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: 15/04/2010

Tags: costa dorada, l'argentera, visit salou, visit cambrils, visit tarragona, visit reus, visit la pineda playa
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