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Destinations, Equipment, Reviews

Vicens Museum: Chocolate and Nougat Making in Agramunt

In Spain's Catalan province of Lleida, to the east of the city itself is the town of Agramunt. There lies the home of the Vicens family turrón (nougat) and chocolate. First records of the ‘Torró d´Agramunt’ date back to 1741, but the factory is now a little more modern than in those early days. Though… Continue reading Vicens Museum: Chocolate and Nougat Making in Agramunt

the forge at the medieval market in creixell tarragona catalunya spain
Adventures, Stories

The Medieval Market of Creixell

Many villages hold a Medieval Market but not all of them have circus acts and bird shows like the one at Creixell had. The historical town of Creixell is off the N-340 between Tarragona and Barcelona in the Catalan region of Spain. Easily accessible by car, it is approximately a one hour walk or 20… Continue reading The Medieval Market of Creixell

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Destinations, Reviews

Montserrat: Catalunya, Spain

Montserrat, literally named saw mountain due to its extraordinary multi peaked mountain range is in the province of Barcelona. The monastery, home to a community of monks and the statue of Our Lady of Montserrat is a haven for tourists, with the mountain paths attracting those seeking some outdoors adventure and exploration. Home to the… Continue reading Montserrat: Catalunya, Spain