Aiguamúrcia

Province: Tarragona
Shire: Alt Camp
Inhabitants: 914
Extension: 73,0 Km2
Altitude: 314 m

Aiguamúrcia is a small village of about 800 inhabitants but the municipality is the largest in the Alt Camp. The village is situated on a hilly area on the right bank of the river Gaia. The municipality is bordered on the north by Querol and Pontoon, on the east by The Montmell, on the south by Vila RODONA and west to El Pont de Armentera and Pla de Santa Maria. The village is Santes Creus, also located on the right bank of the river, is part of the municipality of Aiguamúrcia.

The municipality of Aiguamúrcia also comprises the small towns of Les Pobles, l'Albà i Pla de Manlleu.

The cultivation of the vine is very important in the municipality of Aiguamúrcia where we find two wineries producing wine and sparkling wine with denomination of origin Penedès. Also note the existence of a mineral water bottling plant.

Aiguamúrcia presents one of the most important examples of medieval Catalan: the monastery of Santa Maria de Santes Creus which is part of the Cistercian Route together with the Monastery of Poblet (Conca de Barbera) and the monastery of Vallbona of them monks (Urgell ).

This is a Cistercian abbey rose from XII century and was declared a National Monument by Royal Decree 1921. The origin of the monastery dates back to 1150, but work did not start until 1168, and it was the year 1225 hata that major units were completed. To the right of the monastery we find the Palacio de l'Abad (1640), with a small cloister which corresponds to the old hospital of San Pedro de los Pobres.

Inside the monastery of Santa Maria de Santes Creus find the church with the tombs of Peter the Great, of James II and his wife Blanche d'Anjou, and Admiral Roger de Llúria; also find the chapter, the scriptorium, the cloister XIV century Gothic bedroom and the great monks, among others. During the summer months are scheduled in the monastery of Santes Creus classical concerts and audiovisual on Cistercian World.

Where to sleep

Càmping Santes Creus

Aiguamúrcia (a 1.3 Km)

In the countryside where to spend a few days with family, surrounded…

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Mas Rossell

El Pla de Santa Maria (a 5 Km)

Mas Rossell is a rural accommodation or farmhouse, located in the municipality…

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Rural Jordà

Rodonyà (a 7.8 Km)

Shared Townhouse carried by a family dedicated to agriculture and linked to…

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Can Mata

Aiguamúrcia (a 11.6 Km)

House at the exit of the village, 360 m surrounded by garden.…

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Allotjaments Mircla

Rocafort de Queralt (a 15.8 Km)

Two separate accommodations for up to 4 persons each, fully equipped with…

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El Molí Oleari

Montblanc (a 17.3 Km)

Olear Moli is a place of calm and sensations designed to offer…

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Casa rural El Clos

Conesa (a 19.6 Km)

The cottage The Clos is a cottage at the entrance of the…

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Mas de Serra

Vilallonga del Camp (a 21.4 Km)

The Mas de Serra is a farmhouse of the twelfth century, rehabilitated…

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Where to eat

El Refugi

Valls (a 9.9 Km)

Restaurant with a family in which the specialty is calçot and kitchen…

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Restaurant Els Porrons

La Llacuna (a 11.5 Km)

Come and enjoy the grilled homemade food of the Restaurant Els Porrons!…

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Mas de Teret Events, Grupo Casablanca

El Catllar (a 18.4 Km)

It enjoys a great calçotada in the mountain. Calçots chosen and cooked…

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Cal Torrents Xic

Torrelles de Foix (a 18 Km)

In the restaurant you can find Catalan cuisine with dishes like roasted…

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Bodega Miquel Jané

Font-rubí (a 24.9 Km)

Discover the world of wine in our complete courses of viticulture and…

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What to do

Bodegues Visendra

Aiguamúrcia (a 3.3 Km)

Visendra wineries will offer a guided tasting of 2 wines and sparkling…

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Adernats - Vinícola de Nulles

Nulles (a 12.1 Km)

The Nulles Wine Cathedral, modernist winery designed in 1917 by César Martinell,…

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aXalar activitats rurals

Barberà de la Conca (a 13.5 Km)

aXalar is a business project designed to support our rural community in the village of…

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Barcelona és molt més

(a 14.9 Km)

Discovers that Barcelona is much more! Near Barcelona have a world of…

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Aqualeón Water Park

Albinyana (a 16.7 Km)

Aqualeon Water Park, which covers an area of ​​80,000 square meters, has…

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Pessebre Vivent Pobla de Montornès

La Pobla de Montornès (a 19.3 Km)

A living crib is the representation of the birth of Jesus of…

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Castell dels comtes de Santa Coloma

Santa Coloma de Queralt (a 20.7 Km)

One of the most emblematic buildings of the city of Santa Coloma…

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Ruta Templera i Hospitalera

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 22.3 Km)

Tour of the different streets of the upper part of the Espluga…

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Events

Major Festival of Hope in Figuerola del Camp

06/12/2019 - 18/12/2019

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Living Nativity scene of La Pobla de Montornès

22/12/2019 ...

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Christmas events in the Pla de Santa Maria

12/12/2019 - 07/01/2020

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Major Winter Festival in the Pla de Santa Maria

23/12/2019 - 07/01/2020

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Christmas events in Figuerola del Camp

09/12/2019 - 11/01/2020

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