Tortosa

Province: Tarragona
Shire: Baix Ebre
Inhabitants: 34473
Extension: 218,5 Km2
Altitude: 12 m

Tortosa is the capital of the Baix Ebre. The municipality consists of several entities population of the central core, which are: Jesus, Campredó, Bítem, the Reguers and Vinallop.

Located next to the River Ebro, near the mouth and the beginning of Delta, Tortosa brings economic, cultural and social life of the lower Ebro, in addition to its commercial center and largest service. And be the episcopal seat of the territory.

In Tortosa find buildings declared National Monuments and palaces along with the best set of the Principality Renaissance make your visit a must. Ebro is also navigable for tourism from tortosino river dock.

So include the Castillo de la Suda, currently National Parador, located 59 meters above sea level. Have a great Andalusian influence and the only cemetery uncovered from the Arab period in Catalonia.

In Tortosa find other fortifications among which are the fort of pliers seventeenth century and is north of the city fortifications Sitjar also seventeenth century, where we find three forts and a large fossada, the forts situated in front of Orleans of the Sitjar and were conquered by these I wear during the War of Spanish Succession in 1708, several sections of wall that mentioned the wall Remolins and Trail, and finally, several towers: the Lamb, the the Priors, the source of Campredó or Fifth, Carrova tower, and the tower of Gassia Fullola.

The city also hosts several palaces and noble houses. The Palau Montagut, Romanesque Bishop's Palace, the palace DESPUIG The Oriol Palace, Capmany, the House-palace Abaria-Aldana and Oliver Palau Boteller. And three royal colleges located in the same street, Santo Domingo, the College St. James and St. Matthias, the Colegio de San Jorge and Santo Domingo and the Santo Domingo Church.

We should also mention that there are a large number of civilian buildings from different eras and are relevant within the city: the Convent of Santa Clara, the medieval market, the municipal market, Villa Mercedes, Sabate Clinic and more.

As a celebration of Tortosa, include the Renaissance Festival which is held for 4 days during the second half of July and in the splendor of the city is represented in the sixteenth century.

Where to sleep

HCC Montsià

Amposta (a 12.1 Km)

Located in the center of Amposta, a 10-minute drive from the Delta…

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Càmping Ampolla Platja

L'Ampolla (a 14.9 Km)

3-star campsite situated in the Arenal beach, in front of the Natural…

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Hostal Cling 43 B&B

Deltebre (a 17.1 Km)

over two floors. The ground floor, where the reception, a living room,…

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Hotel Rull

Deltebre (a 20 Km)

Located in the heart of the Ebro Delta, 300 meters from the…

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Apartamentos Sant Carles de la Ràpita

Sant Carles de la Ràpita (a 22.6 Km)

Apartments Sant Carles de la Rapita offers a variety of accommodation to…

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Càmping Ametlla

L'Ametlla de Mar (a 22.3 Km)

1st class campsite that offers all services and facilities, a diverse range…

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Càmping Terra Alta

Bot (a 24.8 Km)

Rural accommodation in the greenways of the Terra Alta. Camping Terra Alta…

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Ca la Leonor

Bot (a 24.8 Km)

Rural house of 1880, rehabilitated in 2012 conserving the original wooden beams…

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Where to eat

L’Estany - Casa de Fusta

Amposta (a 21.2 Km)

Restaurant serving regional cuisine with a large sample of the ancestral Ebro…

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What to do

Lo Sirgador

Tortosa

The Sirgador is a replica of the ancient lutes that crossed the…

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Pessebre Vivent de Jesús

Tortosa (a 1.8 Km)

Living crib represented in movement and voice, of Catalan era and tradition.

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Mistral Bonsai

Camarles (a 12.7 Km)

Visit Europe's largest exhibition of century-old bonsai. Stroll among more than 200,000…

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Jardí Botànic Medicinal, Ecoherbes Park

L'Ampolla (a 14.1 Km)

The Ecoherbes Park Medicinal Botanical Garden is a large natural area next…

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Coves de Benifallet

Benifallet (a 15.3 Km)

One of the best known tourist options in the whole territory, formed…

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Cooperativa La Galera

La Galera (a 15.5 Km)

We offer visits throughout the winter where we teach the whole process…

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Muria, Centre d'Interpretació Apícola

El Perelló (a 17.3 Km)

It offers a journey through the world of bees through several areas…

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Embarcacions Badia Alfacs

Sant Carles de la Ràpita (a 22.5 Km)

Boats Badia Alfacs is a company that was born in 2004 with…

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