The Pont Vell of Cabacés

A unique medieval bridge
A unique medieval bridge
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To visit the Old Bridge of Cabacés, you have to reach the town of Cabacés and about 4 km following the T-702 road you will find this wonderful bridge of medieval origin.

Other sources affirm that the origin may be Roman, although most historians lean on its medieval origin, surely built in the 12th century as part of the wheat route that came from the Aragon area to Barcelona.

The bridge crosses the river Montsant in a stylized way and its ashlars sit strategically on large rocks through which the river bed runs. The whole set is made of white stone and you can see the marks of the stonemasons who made them, in order to charge for each carved block.

It has three round arched eyes, the central one being the one with the largest light. We can also see the buttresses that reinforce the structure oriented in the direction of the current. Its total length is 38 meters with a height of 6 meters above the riverbed. You can make a route of about 10 km that will take us from the bridge to La Foradada and back to the bridge.

After visiting the Old Bridge of Cabacés and if what we like is to taste the products of the area, we can do so by visiting the Mas de les Vinyes winery or the Miró Cubells oil mill.

The Mas de les Vinyes winery is a winery located in the middle of nature and surrounded by vineyards and fruit trees that the family cultivates carefully. The place is ideal to go with children and they run through the fields, while you do a wine tasting and discover with its owner how they get such special wines.

Do you know the arbequina, rojal and negret varieties? During the visit to the Miró Cubells oil mill you will be able to discover them and learn to differentiate them. You will get to know some oils made in an ecological and certified way, you can also walk among olive trees, some of them millenary and later go to the mill to learn about the production processes and have a tasting of their oils along with a lunch.

Apart from oleotourism and wine tourism, in Cabacés you can visit the Ermita de la Foia and the Miquel Montagud Municipal Museum where reproductions of El Greco and originals by Miquel Montagud himself, a painter who retired in Cabacés, are exhibited. (translated by Google, sorry!)

⚠️ Due to COVID-19 visiting hours can be subject to change
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