Tortosa Travel Guide

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    Not always as quiet as this. 09-15.
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    Tortosa - view of Cathedral from Parador
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    Parador de Tortosa
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Tortosa Highlights

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     Mix of cultures 

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     Not too keeped 

  • In a nutshell
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     In the heart of Ebre land 

Tortosa Things to Do

  • The Cathedral of Santa Maria de Tortosa

    The Cathedral of Santa Maria de Tortosa is located on the site that was originally the place for the Roman forum, which then became a place of worship, then a Visigothic Cathedral and later on a mosque. The former Romanic cathedral was built between 1158 and 1178, located within the current temple site. The construction of the Gothic Cathedral...

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  • Views from the Castell de la Suda.

    Unfortunately for us, we spent only half an hour in that city with huge medieval cultural heritage. Even half an hour enough to realize and tell you yourself “I’m going to come back another day”. You can enjoy excellent and stunning views at the city of Tortosa from the Castle of La Suda. Here you can see the church built in XV century with the...

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  • Views from the Castell de la Suda. II

    Unfortunately for us, we spent only half an hour in that city with huge medieval cultural heritage. Even half an hour enough to realize and tell you yourself “I’m going to come back another day”. You can enjoy excellent and stunning views at the city of Tortosa from the Castle of La Suda. Here you can see the ruins of Convent of Santa Clara,...

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  • Castell de la Suda

    Castell de la Suda or Suda Castle has the very ancient history. It situated on the rocky hillock over the river Ebro in Tortosa. Roman remains were found there by the archeologists. But the castle was founded later during Andalusian time when Tortosa was the center of so-called vallat or the ancient Moslem province in the northern border of Al...

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  • Excellent military monument.

    When you cross the river Ebro along the bridge Pont de l’Estat you will notice tall column with an eagle atop which is standing just at the mid of the river. This is military monument erected during the rule of Don Francisco Franco y Bahamonde the Caudillo of Spain and dedicated to the soldiers of both sides, fallen during the most important battle...

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  • Walk around town

    Tortosa is an old Spanish town that is pleasent to walk in its narrow streets, that are filled with history from the Romans and the spanish civil war. There is a castle on top of the hill that is now an hotel.

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  • Cathedral

    Entrance by side of cathedral ,follow signs. The cathedral was started in 1158 and is known has the cathedral of Santa Maria, and located where a roman forum used to be.

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  • Mirador/Parador

    You also can´t miss this site. You will see a castle on top of a montain. It was restored and it is a 4* hotel. You can see the whole city from here, take pictures and take some fresh air back home.

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  • The Cathedral

    There are hundreds of Cathedrals in Spain. They are very beautiful all. But this one was somehow different. Even if you are not Catholic, you should visit. Don´t miss the waterfountain.

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    Parador in Tortosa

    by Kettleman Written Feb 14, 2005

    The rstaurant has menues for every pocket as long as they are deep and filled with a fat wallet or visa cards.

    Local food and very well cooked.

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Tortosa Transportation

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    by alectrevor Updated Sep 17, 2012

    Tortosa rail station is the end of the line that goes to Barcelona Franca, through Salou. Salou is 1 hour and Barcelona 2 hours 30 minutes.

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Tortosa Off The Beaten Path

  • cycling along old railway lines to an...

    It's possible to go cycling from Gandesa to the end of the river, el delta de l'Ebre, following old railway lines which are out of use now, .The way goes through long and dark tunnels and amid forest since the region is quite mountanious. The way has a very good state of conservation.In Benifallet you pass through a delerict train station and in...

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  • Go to the Delta

    I seid this in another pages, because is true. Delta de l'Ebre is a gret place to go for a VT. It begin in Tortosa. There's little bit people, and is a really curious land, builded for the Ebre river. I can see in since two years that people go more to the Delta. Maybe in a few years it will be like another rouristic place. For the moment, is...

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  • The Ebre river

    The Ebre river pass throug Tortosa. In the photo you can see it in summer, when the river have a little bit of watter. The monument is a memorial of the franquist dead people in the Civil spanish war. The "batalla de l'Ebre", the Ebre battle, was very important, cause the troops of Franco won and they could go to Barcelona and won the war. The Ebre...

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  • Modernisme

    Barcelona is the capital of modernisme, and of course is the best place to see it. But is also true that in a lot of villages and cities of catalonia you can find some modernist buildings. In Tortosa there's at leat three exemples.

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