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Alcover

  1. 1. ALCOVER
  2. 2. WHERE IS ALCOVER? ALCOVER
  3. 3. PLACES IN ALCOVER
  4. 4. OLD CHURCH It was built in the 12th century. It was destroyed during the Spanish Civil War.
  5. 5. THE HERMITAGE OF EL REMEI It’s a beautiful hermitage sorrounded by the mountains. It’s a nice place to get married.
  6. 6. PAPER MILLS They were really important during the 18th and 19th centuries. They are located in Mas de Forès. Nowadays, nobody works there.
  7. 7. GLORIETA VALLEY It is a wonderful area for walkings. The fresh air and the river make you feel alive.
  8. 8. MAS DE FORÈS A famous legend took place here. A dog called Pastora killed a huge snake. People still feel proud of Pastora.
  9. 9. SANTA ANNA’S CONVENT It used to be a religious house for nuns. It’s an old building.
  10. 10. SANT MIQUEL PORTAL It is part of the Roman wall that surrounded the village. It was built in the 14th century.
  11. 11. SAURA PORTAL People could enter into the village through this portal. Today it divides the village into the old and the new sides.
  12. 12. CA COSME Nowadays, this building holds the library. Moreover, people meet here to attend to different events.
  13. 13. THE ABBEY Films and plays are shown inside. Villagers, especially children, come here on Sunday afternoons.
  14. 14. TOWN HALL It’s in the middle of the village. The pillars are damaged because of the blades of the swords used in the wars a lot of years ago.
  15. 15. NEW CHURCH It was built in the 17th century. The bell tower has never been finished.
  16. 16. CA LLUÍS DOMINGO It was the doctor’s house. People used to go there when they were ill. Now, nobody lives here.
  17. 17. CELEBRATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
  18. 18. ORNIS People build strange vehicles and drive them.
  19. 19. SANT JORDI Stalls are full of books and roses are everywhere.
  20. 20. SANT JOAN It’s a magical night. Bonfires are lit in the street. Is the shortest night of the year.
  21. 21. THE END

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