Valls

Province: Tarragona
Shire: Alt Camp
Inhabitants: 25158
Extension: 55,3 Km2
Altitude: 215 m

The famous town of Valls, capital of Alt Camp, in the province of Tarragona, is located on the left side of the river Francolí, southeast of the Sierra de Miramar.

The municipality includes the small towns of Fontscaldes, located at the foot of Lilla (saw ??Miramar); Masmolets, located about 4 kilometers north of Valls; Picamoixons, located to the western end of the municipality; i the small towns of Olivet, the ESPINAVESSA Palau de Reig and uninhabited today.

Valls's story dates back to the first half of the twelfth century, when the Catholic King Pere granted the privilege of weekly market. Valls has a medieval air that is evident through the narrow streets of the old town and the remains of the ancient walls built in the late fourteenth century.

In its long history, we have been fantastic samples. Church is an example archpriest of St. John the Baptist, built in the sixteenth century in Gothic style with Renaissance facade. Its bell tower, built in 1897, is Gothic i with its 74 meter high bell tower is the tallest of all the parish churches of Catalonia. Another example is the Shrine of Our Lady of Lledo eighteenth century Gothic. Inside is the image of the patron saint, the Virgin de Lledo, found 1366. The Chapel of the Rosary is also interesting to visit because it has one of the most important works of the seventeenth century Catalan ceramics and XII century timepieces. Other churches Valls are recommended for the San Antonio Abad eighteenth century Baroque Carmelite church and also of the eighteenth century.

Valls economic activity is divided between agriculture (vineyards, olive groves, cereal, hazels and almonds), textiles and tourism.

Valls is the birthplace of fet casteller and this town is known Xiquets colles castelleres of Valls. Castellera season begins with the festival of San Juan and ends with the arrival of the fair of St. Ursula in October.

Valls is also known for its cuisine, thanks to the spring onions. The spring onions are a variety of elongated onion roasted on embers of vine and eaten with

Where to sleep

Càmping Santes Creus

Aiguamúrcia (a 10.2 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 10.8 Km)

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

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Mas Corbella

Alcover (a 10.8 Km)

Mas Corbella is an ideal rural tourism house for groups of families…

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El Molí Oleari

Montblanc (a 12.4 Km)

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

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Rural Jordà

Rodonyà (a 12.2 Km)

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

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Mas la Boella

La Canonja (a 18.4 Km)

Surrounded by 110 hectares of olive groves and 6,500m² of gardens. The…

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Casa Pairal Espasa

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 17.6 Km)

Former farmhouse of the seventeenth century, with views of the mountains of…

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Hotel Centre Reus

Reus (a 18.9 Km)

Small 3-star hotel in the center of the city of Reus. It…

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Where to eat

El Refugi

Valls (a 1.9 Km)

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

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Mas de Teret Events, Grupo Casablanca

El Catllar (a 12 Km)

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

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Cellers de Can Suriol

Font-rubí (a 13.9 Km)

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Càmping & Bungalow Park Serra de Prades

Vilanova de Prades (a 25.5 Km)

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L'Orangerie de Clos Barenys

Vila-seca (La Pineda) (a 25.3 Km)

Under our fires we elaborate Mediterranean high gastronomy selecting the best products.…

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Taberna Ezkurrak

Cambrils (a 29.1 Km)

In the Basque tavern Tazna Ezkurrak you can discover the variety of…

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Cal Torrents Xic

Torrelles de Foix (a 29 Km)

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

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Restaurant Denver Cambrils

Cambrils (a 29 Km)

The history of the Denver begins many years ago, as many as…

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What to do

Cellers Blanch Escape room

Puigpelat (a 3.9 Km)

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Adernats - Vinícola de Nulles

Nulles (a 5.6 Km)

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

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Cellers de Can Suriol

Font-rubí (a 13.9 Km)

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Bodegues Visendra

Aiguamúrcia (a 14.7 Km)

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

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Museu Fassina Balanyà

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 17.2 Km)

La Fassina is an old factory dedicated to the distillation of brandy…

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Ruta Templera i Hospitalera

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 17.2 Km)

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Coves de l'Espluga de Francolí

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 17.5 Km)

The Cuevas de L'Espluga are natural caves used by man since the…

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Museu de la Vida Rural

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 17.2 Km)

4,000 square meters where rural life and the origins of wine and…

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Events

Guided visit to Vila Closa de Altafulla

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Altacústic in Altafulla

16/07/2020 - 19/07/2020

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July activities in Altafulla

06/07/2020 - 31/07/2020

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Summer activities in Altafulla

01/07/2020 - 31/08/2020

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Deals

Route between vineyards and wine tasting

Experiencies Rurals .com (Nulles) (a 16.6 Km)

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