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Mas de Caret and its Surroundings

A place where delights await you

Only a 30 minute car journey away from Montblanc in the Conca de Barberà region, Mas de Caret is found in the Prades mountains near la Bartra, a hamlet very close to the village of Farena. Come and be delighted by this beautiful place.

With all the comfort and wide range of activities which agrotourism offers, this typical old farmhouse, or masia, invites you to get to know beautiful local villages, experience breath-taking landscapes and offers hiking and other open-air activities for fans of rural tourism.

Get ready for adventure.


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Rio Brugent

WHiking and Cave Paintings in the Prades Mountains

A small cobbled village that looks like a story

The beauty and magic of the Prades Mountains include perfect hiking paths with spectacular views and you can discover unique villages found in the Conca de Barberà region.

For those who like to explore on foot or hike, there are marvellous walking routes through the mountains. You will find yourself in beautiful areas which include the spectacular river Riu Brugent, whose source is in the Prades mountains.

Follow the GR hiking routes through woods of Pyrenean oaks, unique to Catalunya. If you like walking, you will love these breath-taking routes.

Nature and history: the Prades mountains are the location for three incredible sites of cave paintings, which have belonged to UNESCO World Heritage since 1998. These are; Portell de les Lletres, Mas d’en Llort i Mas d’en Ramón d’en Bessó.

Visit Montblanc

Undoubtedly one of the most charming old villages in the Tarragona region.

Make the most of your stay in our masia to visit the medieval village of Montblanc, only a 30 minute drive away. The casc antic (old town) of Montblanc has been recognised as being a  Historic– Artistic Union since 1948. Buildings which stand out are the Convents de San Frances, one of the oldest in Catalunya, and the church Mercè i l’Església de Santa Maria la Major, construction of which was halted due to the outbreak of Black Death which devasted the area during the time of building.

Wandering through the streets of this walled village, you can come across not only stately town houses, but also the palace Palau Real where the King and Queen of Aragon lived, in addition to the palaces dels Palaus dels Castellví and els Josa.

Together with its architectural heritage, the countryside setting of Montblanc is one which inspires hundreds of visitors every year. Cross the Miramar mountain range, the valley of the Francolí river or discover the numerous wonders which are hidden the the Prades mountains.

We offer our guests a special 2x1 discount to the guided visits to Medieval Montblanc.

Montblanc Conca de Barbera
Montblanc Conca de Barbera
Montblanc Conca de Barbera

The Mas de Caret gates are open for you.


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Farena

A village straight out of a fairytale

Farena is a small village very close to Mas de Caret. It has only a few inhabitants except for weekends and summer  As its narrow cobbled streets are not suitable for cars, this is a fantasitic destination to reach on foot.

 

Along with the unforgettable beauty of the Prades mountains, this unique village is on the Brugent river, and has a huge range of flora in its forest. With its air of magic, it is an almost obligatory stop which will delight elderly and young alike.

In addition, close to the village you can find the recently restored trout farm where you can eat fresh fish in a totally rural setting.

Toll de l’Olla, one of the river Brugent´s treasures

On your visit to Farena, you will see that the river Brugent holds many surprises. One of the highlights is the rock pools  tolls d’aigua which are found in the mountain river, the most surprising of which is the Toll de l’Olla.

These rock pools with their small waterfalls are found along the walking routes around Farena. Beautiful to see in winter, and a wonderful experience in summer if you have your swimsuit with you.  Paradise within your reach.

Cistercian Route

A small cobbled village that looks like a fairy tale

The Cister Route includes the Alt Camp, la Conca de Barberà and the Urgell regions along with their 65 towns. It was created in 1989 to promote tourism and culture in these provinces.

The Cister Route takes in three Cisercian monestaries: Santes Creus, Poblet and Vallbona de les Monges. In addition to the cultural visits to the three monestaries, the Cister Route holds many other enjoyments.  You can experience traditions, local festivals, traditional food, local wines and cavas, handicrafts and of course the incredible landscapes of the region.

Source: That is the Cistercian Route

 

Come to Mas de Caret and make your stay a total experience.