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Amposta - Tortosa - Benifallet Tour

Amposta - Tortosa - Benifallet Tour

Amposta, the capital of Montsia (District).

  • Suspension Bridge. (Built in 1921).
  • Castle. The Medieval fortification with the remains of the Iberian and Arabic periods.
  • The Church of the Mother of God of the Assumption.(“Iglesia de la Madre de Dios de la Asunción”). Dated 1776.

Tortosa, thecapital of Baix Ebre (Low Ebro) (District), a Historical and Artistic Complex.

  • Castle. It used to be an Arab fortress, a Templar castle and the residence of Jaume I. Rebuilt after the Spanish Civil War. Museum. Abundant archaeological material of the Iberian, Roman, Al-Andalusian and late Medieval worlds...
  • Cathedral. Started in 1347 in the Gothic style. Remnants of the Transfiguration (Jaume Huguet, XVth c.) and St. Mary (Santa Maria).
  • Jewish Call. A Hebrew settlement originated in the VI A.D., the most important of Catalonia.
  • Real School (“Colegio”) of St. James (Sant Jaume) and St. Mathew (Sant Maties). Dating back to the XVIth c. Renaissance style, unique in the whole Catalonia.
  • Bishop Palace. Built between the XIIIth and XIVth centuries.
  • The Convent of Santa Clara, of the Gothic style.
  • Despuig Palace, Gothic style, fifteenth century.
  • Capmany Palace, built in the XVIIIth c.
  • And Oliver de Boteller Palace is one more place worth visiting.

Benifallet.

  • Parish Church. A Neoclassical building, the year 1635.
  • Hermitage. XIIIth century, late Romanesque style.
  • Iberian archaeological site. In a very good state of conservation.
  • Cardó Valley. Place where we can find shrines and Cardó springs.
  • The Benifallet Caves. A natural spectacle.

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