La Vilella Baixa
Altitude: 218 m
La Vilella Baixa is a municipality in the Priorat region which is surrounded on all sides by different municipalities in the same county. Its name derives from the diminutive of "vila" and the adjective referring to its location in relation to La Vilella Alta . Has resulted in La Vilella Baixa after La Vilella Devall or La Vilella d'Avall. This is the second smallest town of the county, the first is the one described above, La Vilella Alta .
La Vilella Baixa is crossed by the river and creek Montsant Escaladei, this has made ??it one of the most characteristic elements of this population is the bridge built right where the confluence of the two river meet. This is a Romanesque bridge of two arches of stone. Later, he added a third arc to give way to the creek. We must also highlight the Renaissance church of Sant Joan Baptista and eighteenth century.
But perhaps the most beloved architectural elements of this population are the streets and houses that form. For example, are the houses that give the coastal of the two rivers, in the ravine of Scala Dei, and have a height of six or more plants along the river, but have one or two on the side of the street , still the same building. We also find that bypasses Street, which is the medieval core of the population. It is the oldest street in La Vilella Baixa and gets its name why not start but where we also find a porch with pointed arches.
In this population, we also found an element of its Arab past, is a mill that is still preserved and neo-Arabic style.
In this town so small, there were several elements characteristic of these regions, the wineries, as is the Verema Terra that produces wines with the DOQ Priorat.