Discover the natural and cultural heritage, and cuisine, of the Terres de l‘Ebre
Take part in the traditional rice festivals and visit the museums that will explain the history of the region
The Terres de l’Ebre is a region consisting of the districts of Baix Ebre, Montsià, the Ribera d'Ebre and Terra Alta. The region has a rich natural and cultural heritage, as well as a fine cuisine, just waiting to be discovered. Take advantage of your visit to participate in the traditional rice festivals, and a visit to the museums will reveal the history of the region.
TRADITIONAL RICE FESTIVALS From 1 to 22 June you can be transported to the past in the Terres de l’Ebre by taking part in the traditional rice festivals. The local countryfolk show how their ancestors planted the rice paddies. You can enjoy the festivals and the demonstrations of traditional cultivation in L'Aldea (1 June), Amposta (2 June), Deltebre (9 June), L’Ampolla and Sant Jaume d’Enveja (16 de June) and Sant Carles de la Ràpita (22 June).
THE MUSEUMS During your visit you can delve a little more into the region's past with a visit to the museum of the Terres de l’Ebre, and some of its extensions.
Museum of the Terres de l’Ebre The museum's main premises are in Amposta and they have two halls for exhibitions. One, 'Les Terres de l’Ebre: from prehistory to the Middle Ages', and the other, 'L’Ebre: the water course'. An evocative mise en scène provides a survey of the people who have lived in the Terres de l’Ebre and their cultures over the course of history.
Mar de l’Ebre Museum The Mar de l’Ebre museum is an extension of the Terres de l’Ebre museum. There are two permanent exhibitions on the first floor, one covering the region's rich biodiversity and the importance and dangers of navigation, and the other, the various ways of life around the mouth of the river Ebre.
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