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Route through Aldea's towers

Route through AldeaŽs towers

 Journey to discover the prehistoric and medieval past the term of the Village and shows its ancient watchtowers as the chapel of the Candela and the Burjassènia and Benixarop. The Village (which is reached by the AP-7 motorway, exits 40 and 41) is an ideal place to enjoy a unique landscape. On one hand, we have the area dry, ideal to discover the Mediterranean flora and crops, and secondly, the delta area, where the only reference point is the skyline. This landscape is on foot, with placidity, bicycle or even on horseback. You can also enjoy, for the more adventurous, a bird's-eye view to profit if the services of the airfield to take away. A very interesting route is the path of Torres, where we can enjoy the scenic contrasts mentioned above. Fishing enthusiasts also have the opportunity to practice their favorite sport at the jetty of the river Ebro, where they will find Silures, bass and other aquatic species. The village also has interesting places to visit such as rice mills, where one can follow the whole process of rice, the Hermitage and climb the tower (on the SE side of town). You can also visit a traditional olive oil mill. History and archaeological remains: the oldest findings of the Village belong to the necropolis of the last stage of the Neolithic Mas de la Palma, Benita farmhouse (to people OS). From the time of colonization of the large Mediterranean peoples, Phoenicians and Greeks, are the archaeological pieces found in the necropolis paleoibèrica (VII century BC) Mas owl, on the grounds of La Palma, about 3 km Loaded up the bridge. There, in 1966, were discovered urns containing incinerated bones with a rich dowry: iron weapons, spears, darts, javelins, pendants, chains ... can be seen, most of the Museum Montsià. In Roman times, we should mention the possible existence of a milestone that was inside the shrine of Our Lady of the Village. The Visigoth invasion and subsequent domination Arabic, has been our name: Village, originally from the Arabic al-dái'a, which means village, farm. In s. Century began the pilgrimages to the shrine to ask for rain, which have been preserved until today and enjoy great popularity. Apart from the tower of the chapel, the symbol of our town, there is the Village Tower Candela, S located in the municipality, in a straight line with the chapel, and at half the of Burjassènia, not forgetting the ruins of the tower Benixarop, located north of the town, in dry area, where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Ebro Delta. End of itinerary. Counties: Baix Ebre Distance: 30.0 miles Signage: Yes Duration: 24 hours Topics: Nature | Culture     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

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