Vimbodí i Poblet

Province: Tarragona | Shire: Conca de Barberà | Inhabitants: 1.038 | Extension: 66,1 Km2 | Altitude: 496 m

In the southern region of Conca de Barbera, within the province of Tarragona, and located between the Espluga of Francolí Vinaixa find Vimbodí and Poblet. Until 2006 the only municipality was known as Vimbodí recently adopted the name of Vimbodí and Poblet since only four miles from this town is located the monastery of Poblet.

The Royal Monastery of Poblet represents the tourism industry of this town, which is a strong source of income. It is a monastery of the Cistercian order which was built in 1150. Inside the monastery there is a real pantheon claimed to be the official pantheon Catalan-monarchy, where the remains of James the Conqueror, the Cerimoniós Pere Martí l'humà, among others. This, in 1991, was listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. Previously, he was declared a National Monument by the Spanish Government in 1921.

As concerns the origins of this population remains have been found in the cave dels Eixaregats from Roman times. But not until the year 1151 to Ramon Berenguer IV granted a town charter this territory.

In relation to their natural environment highlights the Poblet Forest Natural Paratge declared of national interest. Located at the foot of the mountains of Prades and forms the headwaters of Francolí. This has been formed with the ancient forest and nature reserves and Titllar Trinitat. Also, within it are the castles of Milmanda and Riudabella. In this space there is a splendid viewpoint known as the penalty. And where, too, there are different entertainment areas for a stopover, for example, the Font of Boyo and Salt Bridge Vell.

In this town you can also visit the Museum of Glass (glass), the hermitage of Mare de Deu dels Torrents dated 1714, the Parish of Saint Saviour and Gothic parish formerly known as the Lord's transfiguration, the old laundry , Gorg sources and some other mill that is still preserved.

What to do

Coves de l'Espluga de Francolí

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 4.3 Km)

The Caves of L'Espluga are natural cavities used by man since Paleolithic…

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Museu Fassina Balanyà

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 4.5 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 4.5 Km)

Tour of the different streets of the upper part of the Espluga…

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Museu de la Vida Rural

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 4.6 Km)

A visit to the Rural Life Museum of the Carulla Foundation, located…

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Pessebre Vivent de l'Espluga de Francolí

L'Espluga de Francolí (a 4.3 Km)

Take a trip back in time, to the origin of Christmas through…

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Museu del Pessebre de Catalunya de Montblanc

Montblanc (a 9.5 Km)

The Museu del Pesebre de Catalunya is a space to learn about…

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Càmping & Bungalow Park Serra de Prades

Vilanova de Prades (a 9.7 Km)

Come and enjoy the best in Sierra de Prades bungalow, surrounded by…

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Muntanyes de la Costa Daurada

Alforja (a 11.4 Km)

The municipalities of the Mountains of the Costa Daurada make up a…

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Where to eat

Càmping & Bungalow Park Serra de Prades

Vilanova de Prades (a 9.7 Km)

Come and enjoy the best in Sierra de Prades bungalow, surrounded by…

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Restaurant Masia Fontscaldes

Valls (a 17 Km)

Enjoy the best calçots made in the traditional way in a typical…

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El Refugi

Valls (a 22.4 Km)

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

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Where to sleep

El Molí Oleari

Montblanc (a 9.6 Km)

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

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Càmping & Bungalow Park Serra de Prades

Vilanova de Prades (a 9.7 Km)

Come and enjoy the best in Sierra de Prades bungalow, surrounded by…

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Càmping Prades Park

Prades (a 11.7 Km)

Camping Prades Park offers an ideal setting for what most appeals to…

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Mas Rossell

El Pla de Santa Maria (a 22.2 Km)

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

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Era de Cal Falillo

Vilanova de Bellpuig (a 25.1 Km)

The Age of Cal Falillo dates from 1776, and is now fully…

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Càmping Santes Creus

Aiguamúrcia (a 25.9 Km)

In the countryside where to spend a few days with family, surrounded…

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Niu Rural, allotjament turístic Cal Pastor

Les Piles (a 26.8 Km)

Live the rural life and stay in a medieval tower.

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La Torre del Codina

Tàrrega (a 27.2 Km)

The Tower of the Codina is in the term of the Talladell,…

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Events

Sant Raimon de Penyafort Artistic Exhibition in Santa Margarida…

13/01/2023 - 02/02/2023

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World Wetlands Day

02/02/2023

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News

Raffle: tickets to the Interpretation Center of the Dry Stone

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Raffle: Tickets to the International Golden Elephant Circus…

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