The Holiday cottages of Vilanova d'Escornalbou
are located in the middle of the mountains, very close to the Pradell-l'Argentera
and Llaberia mountain ranges. This Baix Camp
municipality is perfect if you are looking to enjoy nature while discovering a place where you can find buildings and monuments of high heritage value. In addition, you can take advantage of your stay in a Holiday cottages to visit one of the municipality's cooperatives
and find out what it's like to grow olive trees and make oil by hand.
What can you do in Vilanova d'Escornalbou and its Holiday cottages?
The history of the population dates back to Roman times. During the war of the Reapers he suffered the looting of his crops. Subsequently, there was an epidemic of black plague and a plague of locusts.
If you walk through the center of the Villa, you can approach the streets of Castellet and see some of its most emblematic buildings as well as a sample of what medieval urban planning was like. On the other hand, the location of the town in a natural environment allows you to go on excursions and discover a landscape full of Mediterranean forests where oaks and pines abound.
Visit the Centre d'Interpretació de l'Oli La Cooperativa
Olive cultivation is one of the main economic activities in Vilanova d'Escornalbou. In the Centre d'Interpretació de l'Oli you will find a space where the entire process of obtaining the oil is explained. In its facilities, the original machinery that was used for its manufacture is still preserved. In addition, in its store you can buy some of the typical products such as olive oil, vermouth or muscatel.
Discover its history
One of the most important buildings in Vilanova d'Escornalbou is the church of Sant Joan Baptista. Its construction dates from the 16th century. Another building you must see is Cal Peirí. It is a late 17th century building that still retains a defense tower.