Shire: Les Garrigues
Altitude: 640 m
The Bellaguarda village is in a plain about 650 m altitude in a steep area of the southernmost part of the region of Les Garrigues, at the foot of the Sierra de la Llena. The populations are nearest neighbors and Ulldemolins Granadella, located under the feet of Montsant.
Its location and ground conditions make the area a land struggling to grow and have a sample, since only a few specific areas of land are used for this purpose, most of which are devoted to dry farming, such as olive, almond, fruit trees, vines, among others. In 2007 the inhabitants of Bellaguardo lived a very important event, because it did get piped water for their crops within the irrigation pond.
Its core was developed from the Gothic church dedicated to Sant Antoni Abat, with octagonal apse and square bell once raised also becomes octagonal. A mid-eighteenth century are reconstructed both inside the temple as the facade we see today with a neo-classical.
The town is of medieval origin and therefore, we can still observe some features of that era streets and old houses. It has also been preserved in the Plaza Mayor gothic cross restored home that any passerby can see. The population center extends around these streets with buildings and historic, modern and contemporary.
The municipality of Bellaguarda shares a building with the peace court, home to retirees, the local file and the group of hunters Sant Marc addition, we also offer a multipurpose room in the Cooperative. Apart from this, the population can keep your body in shape with any of the sports services which are: soccer field, swimming pools, tennis court, etc..
In addition, a population Bellaguarda about celebrations and it is for this reason that offer a long list of recreational ideas with their festivals. The most notable is that of Sant Marc, during which he held a popular food and the day of the rose by its proximity to Sant Jordi. The last weekend in August is the summer festival, known for rice paella contests that brings together people from neighboring towns and ending with a soaked. And find a party carnival curious, since unmarried girls of the village prepared a dance to celebrate the date, the party of the Apollonias.