Towns

Towns

Hamlet to be found in the North-eastern corner of the county, between the Montsant and the Prades mountain ranges. 

To be found in the south-west area of the region, on the top of a hill near where the Siurana meets the Montsant river. T

Cabacés is to be found in the North-eastern corner of the county, on a little hill between two ravines of Comes and Montsant river. Formerly the land belonged to the Barony of Cabacés.

Capçanes is to be found in the southern part of the county, in a valley surrounded by the Espasa, Montalt de la Picotxa and Llaberia mountain ranges. 

Cornudella is to be found in the North-eastern corner of the county, in the Siurana river valley, between the Montsant and Prades mountain ranges.
 

This municipality was once on a route from the Ebro to Tarragona that was used by generations of travellers in the past. 

In the south-west of the county, perched on the crest of a small hill, stands El Masroig. 

El Molar lies in the west of the Priorat, to the right of the river Siurana. 

Els Guiamets can be found to the south of the county bordering the Ribera d'Ebre county, surrounded by Serra de la Tosseta, el Coll de la Serra and the cliffs of Tivissa and la Serra de Llaberia. the Capçanes stream traverses the village and runs into the Siurana river.
 

The hamlet of Scala Dei lies within the municipality of La Morera de Montsant, of which it forms part. It was originally the "conreria", a kind of administrative centre for the Carthusian monastery that existed nearby. It was the monastery's place of business, from which the brother in charge directed the workers, monks and others, who looked after the cellars, flocks and fields.

Falset, capital of the Priorat, is located in the south-east of the county, in a valley surrounded by mountains, among them the Roca Roja, Morral and the Llaberia mountains, and in the centre of the basin of the river Siurana, between the plains of the Camp de Tarragona and the Ebro valley.

 

 

Perched atop a hill, some authors ascribe to it a Roman origin, but the first mention of it was in 1171, and it was not until 1258 that it received a charter, under the dominion of the Carthusian prior of Scala Dei. 

This village is to be found in the extreme north-east of Priorat county in the Montsant river valley, perched on the top of a big rock. 

La Figuera is to be found in the Western area of the county. This area is dominated by cliffs and and the Montsant mountain range.
 

Located in the north-east of the Priorat, beneath the cliffs of the Serra Major, the backbone of the Montsant massif. 

Located in the north-east of the Priorat, this village is perched on a hill, surrounded by the Montsant, the mountains of La Figuera and the pass of La Consolació. Situated to the south of the Montsant, the village is drained by the Riuet d’Scala Dei, which crosses the locality before flowing into the river Montsant in La Vilella Baixa.

La Vilella Baixa lies in the east of the Priorat, nestling beneath the Montsant massif, and two rivers meet right in the middle of the village: the Montsant and the Riuet d'Scala Dei.

Marçà lies at the foot of the hill of La Miloquera in the south-east of the county, separated from the neighbouring Baix Camp by the Llaberia hills and the mountain of La Mola de Colldejou.

Margalef lies in the north-west of the county, on the right of the Montsant valley, which forms an impressive gorge between the Montsant and La Llena massifs, a continuation of that of Fraguerau.

In the north-west of the Priorat, on the side of a hill on the right bank of the river Siurana, lies Poboleda. The northern part of its municipal area is characterised by the first foothills of the Montsant massif, and the southern part by the north-western slopes of the Molló massif.

Porrera lies in the east of the Priorat, a few kilometres from the Coll de la Teixeta. Its municipal area runs down the valley of the river Cortiella, from the Molló hills bordering on the Baix Camp, where the Garranxa stream is born, a tributary of the Cortiella, which in turn runs into the river Siurana. The village stands on the right bank of the river Cortiella.

Village located at the western end of the county. Its municipal area includes the peaks of Puig de la Font and Puig dels Espinós.

A small village located in the north-east of the Priorat, overlooking the valley of the river Siurana, between the Montsant massif to the west and the Prades mountains to the east, within the municipal area of Cornudella de Montsant. 

In the south-east of the county, on the boundary between the Priorat and the Baix Camp and at the source of the Marçà watercourse, lies La Torre de Fontaubella. It is separated from the Baix Camp by the Llaberia and Argentera hills where they meet at the Coll Roig pass, near the peak of La Mola, 914 m above sea level.

In the centre of the county, in the middle of the valley of the river Siurana, lies Torroja del Priorat; a village perched on a hill (Coll de la Serra) to the left of the river.

Ulldemolins is the most northerly village in the county, in the valley of the river Montsant. This valley turns into a deep gorge between the southern slopes of the Llena hills and the northern side of the Montsant massif.