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Falset Marçà Agricultural Cooperative The new "castle" of Falset
Located in an area with a certain unevenness, topography that was favoured by Martinell for making the best use of space, the winery of Falset was built in 1919.

In this building, that evokes the shapes of a castle, we find one of the characteristics that define Modernista architecture and which continued to be used by the disciples of Gaudí and Domènech i Montaner: the recovery and free interpretation of Catalan medieval architectural forms.

The winery consists of two perpendicular buildings, responding to the division of working spaces: the unloading bay and the machine rooms are in the smallest building, and the vats and presses are in the larger one.

But the difference in Falset is the absence of the parabolic arc. The sloping roof is supported by the classic wooden roof trusses which, in turn, rest on brick pillars together with side arches. On the central structure of the winery of Falset we can see 9 highly stylised vertical windows crowned with a large relieving arch which stands on four brick pilasters that reach the ground. Of the three gateways to the winery, the main one forms a round voussoir arch in the medieval style.

On both sides stand two square plan towers, with large vertical openings and corners finished with brickwork, which contrasts with the white of the rest of the wall and creates a beautiful balance of lines and colours. The last element worth noting is the water tank. Functional and artistic, the tank at the winery of Falset is circular and is supported by two crossed parabolic arches and four pilasters that surround it, all constructed in brickwork.

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What can I do?
What can I do?
- In addition to the standard guided tour, you can learn more about this jewel of modernism, peasant life and the Priorat in a very original format: the theatrical tour.
- If you want to fully immerse yourself in the life of farmers and understand the territory and the cooperative fact, you have at your disposal a ‘Cooperative experience’.

Discover all the activities of wine tourism you can enjoy here.
Timetables
Falset Office:
Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm
 
Marçà Office:
Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 2 pm
 
Falset shop
Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm and from 4 pm to 8 pm
Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
Marçà shop
Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Prices
Guided tour of the modernist Noucentista winery
General: € 12
 
Theatrical visit
General: € 12
 
Cooperative experience
For groups of 4 to 8 people
€ 35 per person
With lunch: 60 € per person
 
Check prices on the web.
Contact
Falset Office:
C. Miquel Barceló, 31. 43730. Falset
Tel. +34 977 830 105
Fax. +34 977 830 363
comunicacio@etim.cat
 
Marçà Office:
Pl. de les Arenes, 3 43775 Marçà
Tel. 977178366
comunicacio@etim.cat
 
Falset shop
C. Miquel Barceló, 31. 43730. Falset
Tel. 977830105 extension 5
 
Marçà shop
C. de Dalt, 74. 43775. Marçà
Tel. +34 977 178 20 Veure localització
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