Tortosa Old Town guided tour + 60 minutes cruise

Visit to Cathedral plus river cruise

Total activity length: 2,5 hours (2 activities)
Old Town: 90 minutes guided tour (in Spanish or Catalan) to Old Town
 Boat trip: 7,5 Km of travelled distance (60 minutes)
Cruise path: River facade, Chiquina island

Activity includes:

– Old Town guided tour at 11:00 (Cathedral interiors NOT included)
– River tour at 12:30
– Guide explanations during both activities in Spanish or Catalan (English printed guide)

Adults :20 €
Children from 10 to 16 years old: 17 €
Kids from 5 to 9 years old: 7 €
Kids until 4 years old: 3 €
Babies and carriage: free
Pets: free

Usual timetable
Saturdays morning
– 11:00 Visit to Old Town
– 12:30  Boat trip

Times may vary depending on the time of year and other scheduled activities. Check calendar or call to confirm departures.

What will we see during the cruise?

– Upstream
State Bridge
Monument Battle of the Ebro
Historical river facade (Episcopal Palace + Cathedral + Zuda Castle)
Chiquina Island and Riverbank Forest

– Downstream
Red Bridge or Greenroute bridge
Millennium Bridge
Riverside forest

– Wildlife
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)