Family visit in Alcover

Family tour - Alcover - Mari Carmen Granados

Family visit in Alcover

Family tour - Alcover - Mari Carmen Granados

The village of Alcover belongs to Alt Camp region and is located at the foot of the Prades Mountains. This region is well known for being the cradle of the calçot, a traditional dish. With a population of 5,000 inhabitants, its old town offers a route to discover its important historical and architectural heritage:

This family visit allows us to get to know Alcover in a fun way:

This population is also well known for the banditry of the 16th and 17th centuries. Two fearsome sides frightened the neighbours of Alcover and even other towns.

The visit begins with a tour in the old town, following the clues of the Alcoveran bandit Pere Voltor, where we try to find the hidden treasure in some place of the town, while learning about its history and monuments. While we search, we will also visit the Alcover Municipal Museum, formed by the stately Casa Batistó and the surprising exhibition about the fossils left by the tropical sea that once existed in this region. At the end of our visit, we will make a reproduction of the so-called “stone fish”: The fossil of the fish alcoveria brevis.

Language: English

Place: Alcover

Province: Tarragona

Country: Spain

Activity level: Light

Duration Service: 3 hours

Price EU - Euro: Consult group rates.

Accessibility: Wheelchair users

Service Schedule:

Upon availability and prior consultation.

Not included:

Entrances to the Museum of Alcover.
Tickets for Alcover Museum: 4€ general admission, 3€ for groups of 15-30 people, 2€ for retired persons and groups of over 30 people, free for children under 16.

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Author: M.Carme Granados

El meu nom és M. Carme Granados i sóc de Reus. La meva passió per les humanitats em va portar a cursar la llicenciatura d’Història de l’Art a la Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Més tard vaig tenir ocasió d’especialitzar-me cursant el Màster Oficial en Gestió del Patrimoni Cultural de la Universitat de Barcelona. La importància del turisme per a la valoració i la conservació de la nostra cultura i per a la dinamització econòmica i social que desenvolupa, em va dur a orientar la meva carrera professional cap aquest camp. Així doncs, què millor que ser guia turística per viure de prop l’art, la cultura i la història i, poder així, transmetre-les als visitants. He treballat com a monitora de tallers infantils i sènior, com guia i informadora de museus i altres centres culturals, també he tingut ocasió de treballar en la gestió d’alguns museus i evidentment, com a guia turística especialitzada en la província de Tarragona.