Glossary

Via Augusta: The longest Roman road crossing Spain from North to South (1,500 kilometers long). From the Pyrenees to Cádiz city, along the Mediterranean coastline.

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Nature Park of Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca. This Nature Park consists of a wetland area of great scenic value where one can watch several aquatic bird species.

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…..Nature Park of Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca

…..Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca

…..Parque Natural del Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca

Nature Park of Serra d’Irta: This Park is a 15 km long mountain range running parallel to the Mediterranean coastline. It is one of the last unspoiled mountains by the Mediterranean Sea. Its highest point is the top Pic Campanilles (573 m).

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…..Sierra de Irta

…..Parque Natural de la Serra d’Irta

Peñíscola: it is a fortified seaport, with a lighthouse, built on a rocky headland about 67 m high. The city is built on a rocky peninsula, connected with the main land only by a neck of land.

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Saint Peter pilgrimage (Romería de Sant Pere): This pilgrimage started in 1321, with the main purpose of pleading for rain and good harvest to Saint Peter. It runs from Catí town to Sant Pere hermitage, close to Castellfort town. It is 26 km long and 600 m in height difference. The pilgrims go by foot or on horse, donkey or mule.

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….. Saint Peter pilgrimage

…..Romería Catí – Sant Pere de Castellfort

Pas de la Fusta (“the wood trail”): an ancient transhumant trail used for seasonal livestock migration. It was also used for transporting the wood for building part of the Armada Invencible (or Spanish Armada, the great fleet sent by Philip II of Spain against England in 1588).

Slow Food “ philosophy: It strives to preserve traditional and regional gastronomy using locally produced vegetables and livestock farming.

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