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La Fatarella

La Fatarella offers natural surroundings of unique and unequalable beauty, as it is a mountainous area with lots of ravines and farmed land, which blesses the landscape with a great diversity of colours. The municipal area has dry stone buildings, highlights are the limestone cabins that are typical in this area, and that are used to shelter from bad weather, store tools and dry fruit..

Walking around the town

You can enjoy narrow and old streets, and the buildings with stone arches. One medieval architectural element, is the porches, that join the streets and support the upper buildings.

The Sant Andreu Parochial Church was built in the 17th century, its interior is from the Renaissance period with late Gothic elements around it. The main facade was built in the 18th century, and it is baroque style. It has, besides, a neoclassical bell. At the top of the village is the Mare de Déu de la Misericòrdia chapel, it is strategically located on a hilltop from which the whole region can be seen.

At the bottom of the town is the Sant Joan fountain, a popular construction dating from the 16th-17th centuries, which in olden days supplied the village with water.

Celebrations

  • Sant Blai Festivals (Local Winter Festival): first weekend in February. Auction firewood for Majorals. Traditional dance “Jota de la Fatarella” with the “tortada” (traditional cake) of Sant Blai. “Quintos” festival and donkey run.. Day of Santa Àgueda.
  • Local Summer Festival: first weekend in August. Several popular events: rock night, “jota de la Fatarella” dance, donkey run, etc..
  • Sant Francisco Procession: first Saturday after Easter. Over 300 years of tradition. Creation of the typical “bordons” (decorated wooden sticks).
  • Mare de Déu de la Misericòrdia Festival: Local celebration which is celebrated 8 th September. dance "Jota de la Fatarella", sing of the "Goigs de la Mare de Déu".
  • Oil Festival: the weekend of 6-8th December. Fully consolidated celebration and with the participation of all local companies and organizations. Tasting of new oil and traditional breakfast with “clotxa” (typical bread). Handcrafted and traditional products showing.

Town council Web: http://www.lafatarella.cat

Towns

Arnes

Arnes

The municipal boundary is a part of the territory of the ports of Tortosa-Besseit, and in the flat end, there are two rivers: Estrets and Algars.

Batea

Batea

Around the town they have found remains of various cultures and towns, for example uninhabited towns like Pinyeres and Algars.

Bot

Bot

Located on the banks of the river Canaletes, between the mountain ranges of Corrals, dividing the waters of the rivers Canaletes and Algars.

Caseres

Caseres

The beauty of the natural spots of River Algars is one of its attractions. In the northeast of its territory it is located Botja range and in the south there is Pessells range.

Corbera d'Ebre

Corbera d'Ebre

Located in the eastern part of the region, in the River Sec Valley, between Gandesa and Móra d'Ebre, at foot of the mountains Cavalls.

La Fatarella

La Fatarella

Its orography is mountainous, so most of the municipal district is covered by thicket and pine forest.

Gandesa

Gandesa

The municipal district is an extensive plateau surrounded by mountains, including mountains of Cavalls and Puig Cavaller.

Horta de Sant Joan

Horta de Sant Joan

It is known in Catalonia and beyond for the famous phrase by Picasso “Everything I know, I learnt in Horta”’

Pinell de Brai

Pinell de Brai

The district of Pinell de Brai has a mountainous territory because of the presence of the mountains Cavalls and Pàndols.

La Pobla de Massaluca

La Pobla de Massaluca

The northern border of La Pobla de Massaluca is marked by the river Matarranya, affected by the end of the Riba-roja reservoir.

Prat de Comte

Prat de Comte

The district, due to its geographical location, is very rugged; the highest peaks are the hills of Engrilló and La Mola Grossa.

Vilalba dels Arcs

Vilalba dels Arcs

From the Calvary Path is obtained an elegant and hieratic image, with ancient walls and the entrance to the village in the foreground.

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