River Ebro 60 minutes cruise: Tortosa & Chiquina Island
Duration: 60 minutes
Traveled distance: 7.5 Km
Path: River facade and Chiquina Island
Activity includes: Navigation on the Ebro plus explanations of the guide
Adults: € 11.50
Children up to 12 years: € 7 (€ 6 each for 2 or more children)
Children from 2 to 4 years: € 2
Babies and their stroller: free
Saturdays: 12:45 h.
Sundays: 11:00 a.m.
Times may vary depending on the time of year and other scheduled activities. Check calendar or call to confirm departures.
What will we see?
Monument Battle of the Ebro
Historical river facade (Episcopal Palace + Cathedral + Zuda Castle)
Chiquina Island and Riverbank Forest
Red Bridge or Greenroute bridge
We can see the fauna of the river Ebro, various water birds and other birds. Royal and imperial herons, water cocks or chicken coops, white egrets are common, as well as kingfishers. Depending on the time of the year, we also find cormorants, ospreys and aquatic turtles or galapagos.
What will we tell you?
During the trip, the guide will explain the history of the “llaguts”, traditional boats that crossed the Ebro in hundreds until the middle of the 20th century. manned by “the Sirgadors” and helped by the “Way of Sirga”.
You will also know the history of Tortosa, a bi-millenary city, and the importance of river transport in its economic splendor.
The diverse historical buildings visible from the river will serve as a link for the narration and different anecdotes will help us to make this tourist cruise more enjoyable and fun.
Combinable activity with other products (consult)