Villa of Riudecanyes guided tour

Guided tour - Riudecanyes - Mari Carmen Granados

Villa of Riudecanyes guided tour

Guided tour - Riudecanyes - Mari Carmen Granados

Riudecanyes, town of Baix Camp, is located in the interior of the region, between Argentera Mountain and Costa Dorada, 15 km from Reus.

This small municipality of just over 1,000 inhabitants became the capital of the Barony of Escornalbou, a jurisdictional territory created with the conquest of the Mountain of Escornalbou in the 12th century.

Nowadays Riudecanyes has several rural houses both in the village and in the surroundings, due to its proximity to the coast and the mountains, it is an ideal destination for those looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of the nearest cities. Its rural charm and natural surroundings offer the possibility of enjoying an interesting visit.


We will start at the Interpretation Centre Fruits of Landscape, which will bring us closer to the important agricultural activity in this area and, above all, to the world of olive oil, as Escornalbou Olive Oil is its star product. We will also have the opportunity to taste it during the visit. This space, located in the former facilities of the Cooperative, exhibits an old oil mill and a hydraulic press, as well as exhibition and audiovisual panels. Then, we will visit the old town whose streets receive curious names: the days of the week. We will also see the Renaissance Church of San Mateo, which preserves magnificent sgraffito on the vaults. Finally, we will walk to the reservoir, located only 10 minutes from the church. This reservoir was one of the first to be built in Catalonia. We will talk about its construction and the natural environment that surrounds it.

Language: English

Place: Riudecanyes

Province: Tarragona

Country: Spain

Activity level: Light

Duration Service: 2 hours

Price EU - Euro: 10€ person. For groups of less than 6 or more than 10 people, check rates.


Service Schedule:

Subject to availability and prior consultation.

Not included:

Olive oil and bread taste.
The transfer between the olive groves and Riudecanyes is done by group vehicle.

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* The published information of the services is updated periodically, but we recommend to check their validity previously.

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.