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Miravet Castle

The Ferry

The Old Village

The Old Church

The Pottery

"Lo Racó del Temple"

Titulo

Miravet Castle
The castle strategically dominates the river Ebro, and was the last Arab redoubts in the country, until 1153. Given by Ramon Berenguer IV to the Templars, it became a center of the great command of the Order that included Ribera d’Ebre and Terra Alta districts. When the Templar Order was abolished by the Pope of Rome, Miravet became the last place of resistance of the Templars at the Crown of Aragon.

The Ferry
It is a river ferry composed of two llaguts, or catboats, with a wooden platform joining them. It transports cars, animals and persons fron one side of the river to the other using the river current and the skill of the boatman, who controls the rudder and the supporting cables.

The Old Village
It is sheltered by the castle and the rock that overhangs the Ebro. Its streets still have porches and typical buildings with attics and wattle, but the most outstanding features are the last river shipyard of the Ebro, the medieval mill for varnish, wheat and oil, the arcade of the Moorish quarter, the balcony of the Sanaqueta and the Old Church.

The Pottery
There are still eight workshops, which are located toghether in the “Raval” quarter. There masters can be found making pieces by hand and still using the potter’s wheel; with shapes and glazes introduced from the Islamic world, such as pitchers,vats, jars, etc.

"Lo Racó del Temple"
The Information Point of Miravet is quite different to the rest of the region. It’s an original establishment called Lo Racó del Temple (“the Templars store”) where you can get qualified information not only about Miravet, also about all territory, maps, guides, books and magazines.

At the same way you can find the typical products from the region (wines, oils, food, pottery, medieval music, etc.) and services like guide visits or restaurants and hotels bookings.

Phone: +34 656266398

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