Terres de l’Ebre is an emerging tourist destination, far from the agglomerations of conventional tourist circuits, with a mild and favorable climate at any time of the year.
In Terres de l’Ebre you will find as many options as you can imagine: its coastline, a rich cultural and historical heritage, landscapes of great natural beauty to enjoy outdoor activities, a typical Mediterranean cuisine, a wide range of leisure activities, areas with a long tradition of wine and rice and a great variety of popular festivals and historical recreations.
The Ebro River has been, it is still and will possibly be the supporting axis of these four regions, the southernmost of Catalonia. There are also a place to enjoy, or sailing aboard a tourist lute, or riding a canoe or kayak.
The Terres de l’Ebre stands out by their natural areas, one of the main reasons to visit them. You will find two natural parks, the Ebro Delta and the Ports, a natural reserve and 19 more spaces, all protected under the figure of the Natura 2000 Network. The 35% of its territory is a protected area. A paradise for nature lovers where to practice activities such as climbing, hiking and bird watching. Or you can practice cycling in the mountains or the delta, without forgetting the Via Verda (Green Trail), which runs through Terra Alta and Baix Ebre along 49 km.
The coastline includes all the variations offered by the Mediterranean Sea. To the north stand out solitary coves, hidden by the cliffs, and to the south dominate the spacious beaches, fine sand and shallow water.
The Ebro has been a key element for all the civilizations that have been rooted in this territory. The passage of these villages has left a unique architectural and historical legacy and unique, giving personality and character to these four regions. Cultural diversity is reflected in the variety of existing proposals, such as visiting the Ulldecona cave paintings, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the monumental complex of the city of Tortosa, the various spaces of l’Ampolla, the cooperative wineries of Gandesa and Pinell de Brai or the Picasso Center in Horta de Sant Joan.
The cultural, historical and festive wealth of the territory is expressed to the maximum in the friendly and welcoming character of its people and in its kitchen, which is a mosaic of the best Mediterranean tradition, which include rice cultivation in different parts of the territory, such as Amposta, but also the gastronomic richness of the local fish and seafood varieties and the cultivation of vegetables, fruits and earth products, such as the wine of the DO Terra Alta, olive oil and honey, many of which enjoy certificates that guarantee their quality.
Nowadays, they can be present several festivals declared of tourist interest, that bring us closer to past eras, such as the Renaissance Festival of Tortosa, the traditional representation of the Passion of Ulldecona or the festival of Sant Antoni of the municipality of Ascó, declared a cultural festival of interest national.
Here, in l’Ampolla, everything begins.
An ideal place to start the road to know ensemble of the destination.
Check the official website of the Terres de l’Ebre for more information