Horta de Sant Joan

Local nameHorta de Sant Joan
LocationCatalonia, Spain

Horta de Sant Joan is a village in the Terra Alta of Catalonia, Spain.

The village of Horta de Sant Joan, sometimes called Orta, is located in a picturesque spot on a hill with a view of the landscape of the northwestern foothills of the mountain range called the Ports of Beceite. The Saint Salvador d'Horta monastery, also known as Convent of Angels, is located at the foot of Santa Barbara Mountain, a rocky hill of striking appearance.The spectacular rock formations called Benet's Rocks are located within Horta de Sant Joan's municipal area. Benet's Rocks form the most characteristic overall landscape in the northern section of the mountain range. Of the three large rock forms, the left-most one is referred to as the Dog's Head because when viewed from the side it strongly resembles that form.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horta_de_Sant_Joan

Official Website http://www.hortadesantjoan.cat/

Coordinates 40°57'12.617" N 0°19'1.546" E

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