El Rourell is a municipality in the Alt Camp
that has historically been linked to the Knights Templar. Its Holiday cottages are located between agricultural fields,
which is why you can enjoy one of the most authentic landscapes in the region. In addition, you have very close cities like Tarragona
. If you are looking for an atmosphere where calm reigns while you discover historic buildings of great value , do not hesitate to stay in one of the Holiday cottages you will find in el Rourell.
What can you do in el Rourell and its Holiday cottages?
In its beginnings, the Rourell was under the domain of the term of Codony. Later, it passed into the hands of Berenguer de Molnells who gave it to the order of the temple. In the historic center of the town is the parish church of Sant Pere. A neoclassical building with a single nave of large dimensions.
Popular traditions are still deeply rooted in Rourell. One of the most well-known is that of the Sacred Heart, in which the streets of the town are decorated with flowers and plants. The major summer festival is also very celebrated, due to the fact that many popular culture events are organized.
Visit the mansion of the Marquises of Vallgornera
One of the best-known buildings in Rourell is the mansion of the Marquises of Vallgornera. Its plan is quadrangular and has Gothic windows and two built-in towers. On the other hand, the access door of the facade has a semicircular arch.
Walk through its fields
Agriculture is the main economic activity of Rourell. In fact, most of its territory is occupied by agricultural fields. From the center of the town there are numerous routes that cross fields of centuries-old vineyards and olive trees. The Gaià and Glorieta rivers are very close by, so you can take the opportunity to get close to their banks.