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“Escornalbou mountain was located on the boundary between Christian and Muslim lands so served as a refuge for many Saracens fleeing the Reconquista. The Catalan Christianization was finalized after the conquest of Siurana (Priory) by Albert Castellvell in 1153. Nine years after the occupation, the May 8, 1162, a raid was organized in Mount Escornalbou to expel the last Moorish refugees there. The monastery was slowly forgotten until 1920 Eduardo Toda, bibliophile and diplomat, bought the building. He made a profound transformation to convert the old monastery in a stately mansion in which stored numerous books and antiques”
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“Castell S.XII-XIII vistes impressionants, passejades en un entorn bucòlic. ”
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“Podéis visitar el castillo-monasterio de Escornalbou y pasear por el paseo de los frailes disfrutando de unas vistas increíbles y de rocas de formas fantásticas. También vale la pena pasear por el pantano, o practicar deportes acuáticos en verano, o descubrir el entorno a través de las diversas rutas de senderismo. ”
- 1 local recommends