Discover the Priorat

Cal Benito belongs to and is run by a local farming family. We would love you to visit our vineyards, olive, almond and hazelnut groves and get know first hand about the typical crops of our region.

The outings can be complemented by tours of the wineries of Capçanes and Falset-Marçà in order to get to know how wine is made here. We are also happy to explain hiking routes ond other visits you could undertake in this area.

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    Activities around the village

    The village offers you:

    • The “Serra de Llaberia” mountain range and climb up the “Montalt“, emblematic mountain to visit the “Two Mouthed” cave.
    • Les Taules” where you can observe the traditional dry stone huts.
    • A five minuts walk away is “Les Canals“, outdoor leisure area.
    • Els Tollets“, one of the most characteristic local areas made up of rock pools and the natural spring “La Fou”. Great places for an open air dip. From here you can reach “La Fou“, a natural spring which supplies the village.
    • Els Guiamets reservoir, where fishing and canoeing is permitted.
    • Just 100 metres from the house, there is an open air municipal swimming pool.
    • The Co-operative winery of Capçanes, offers you the opportunity to taste wines and tour the winery and vineyards.

     

     

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    The Priorat region and his wine tradition

    The Priorat region offers many places of interest, some of great historical importance such as the Natural Park of Montsant, the Carthusian Priory of Scala-Dei, the Art Nouveau Co-operative of Falset-Marçà, the area of Natural Interest “Grèfol” in Falset, the hamlet of Siurana with its Romanesque church, Moorish castle remains and reservoir. Water sports can also be enjoyed on this reservoir.

    The Priorat region is home to two wine appellations or Designations of Origin, which are DOC Priorat and DO Montsant. Wherever you turn in this region, you will fins espectacular vineyards and wineries which are members of two wine appellations.

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    Festivals
    • JANUARY in Falset. Encamisada Festival.

    • MARCH in Ulldemolins. Festival of Omelette in its own sauce.

    • MAY in Falset. Priorat regional wine fair.

    • JULY in Capçanes. Capçanes festival.

    • SEPTEMBER in Poboleda. Festival of the wine harvest.

    • NOVEMBER in Falset. Saint Andrew’s craft fair.

     

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    Beyond the Priorat

    Beyond the region of Priorat, visitors can enjoy a whole host of varied activities.

    Here a few suggestions:
    30 minutes by car you have the golden beaches of the Costa Daurada, Universal Studio’s Port Aventura, Tarraco Romana (Roman city), the Delta de l’Ebre Natural Park and also the Ports de Beseit Natural Park, etc.