Environment and activities

The property is located in the village of Les Voltes, a hamlet of ten inhabited houses belonging to the municipality of Riudecols, at the edge of the Baix Camp region (last village before entering the Priorat) of the Province of Tarragona (Catalonia - Spain).

Grocery stores are conveniently located in Riudecols (1 km away) or Les Borges del Camp (4 km). Larger shopping centers can be found in the city of Reus and in the “Les Gavarres” commercial center between Reus and Tarragona.

BEACHES

The seaside village of Cambrils (Costa Daurada) with renowned beaches and seafood dining is 17 km away.

Other destinations on the coast are very easily reached by either highway or local roads.

This includes beautiful beaches near Tarragona, vibrant nightlife at Salou, or more calm secluded beaches between l’Ametlla and l’Ampolla.

Finally, the natural park at the Ebre river Delta is also nearby, featuring the largest wetland in Catalonia and white sand secluded beaches extending as far as your eyes can see. 

PRIORAT

Porrera, the first village in  Priorat coming from Les Voltes, is located only 14 km from the house.

This region is one of the major wine making regions in Spain, hosting world-renowned wineries. It includes two “designations of origin”, DOC Priorat and DO Montsant.

Priorat has earned a place among the great wine regions of the world. Also note the name Montsant increasingly recognized for its quality.

CULTURE

Apart from the Carthusian monastery of Scala Dei, located in the Priorat region, other places of interest include:

  • Tarragona (25 km), including the archaeological site of Tarraco, Spain’s capital city in Roman times and currently a Unesco World Heritage Site.
  • The route of the Cistercian monasteries of Poblet and Santes Creus.
  • Reus (12 km), a large shopping center that with important examples of modernist architecture, such as the Institut Pere Matas or Navàs house, by the renowned architect Domenech i Montaner.
  • Riudecanyes, with the monastery of Escornalbou.
  • The villages of Siurana, Prades and Montblanc, of great historical value.

 

GOLF

Nearby golf courses include:

bonmont

Bonmont Terres Noves

Urb. Terres Noves, 84
43300 Mont-Roig del Camp
Tarragona
Tel.: 977 818140
Fax: 977 818146
Web e-mail

costa-dorada

Costa Dorada Tarragona

Ctra. del Catllar km 2,7
43764 El Catllar
Tarragona
Tel.: 977 65 33 61
Fax: 977 65 30 28
Web e-mail

aiguesverds

Club de Golf Reus Aigüesverds

Road de Reus a Cambrils, Km. 1,8
43206 Reus
Tarragona
Tel.: 977 752 725
Fax: 977 751 938
Web e-mail

graiera

La Graiera

Ctra. de Calafell a Bellvei, s/n
43280 Calafell
Tarragona
Tel.: 977 16 80 32
Fax: 977 16 80 35
Web e-mail

Entertainment

Port Aventura (21 km) is one of the most iconic theme parks in Europe, with many attractions and one of the highest and fastest rollercoasters.

Costa Caribe Aquatic Park, next to Port Aventura. There are also options for to fishing, jet skiing, sailing, diving, swimming, wind surfing, etc.

Hiking and outdoors activities

Apart from the natural park at the Ebre river Delta, the nearby Prades Mountains and the Natural Park of the Serra del Montsant have wonderful trails for hiking and mountain biking.

Excellent hiking areas can also be found at the Serra de Colldejou, Pratdip, Montsià, or Priorat.