Santuari Of the Tallat

Santuari del Tallat
Santuari Of the Tallat

The sanctuary of the Tallat is situated in the peak of a hill of 788 metres of altitude of the saw of the same name, in the limit of the regions of Urgell and the Conca of Barberà. It accesses through a track of 3,2 km, asphalted, that links with the local road LP-2335, a detour of the C-14 Tàrrega-Montblanc between the populations of Belltall and Solivella, in full Route of the Císter. Administratively it depends of Montblanquet.

The silhouette of white stone of the sanctuary is visible from a lot of places of the near regions, and the place constitutes an impressive oriel of the zone.

Documented from the 1081, like tower of defence of the Tallat, went afterwards an eremitorio. In 1354, a group of worshipper of the parish of Rocallaura, to the that the sanctuary has been always linked, founded the church of Santa María of the Puig of the Tallat. The 1509, the monks of the Poblet did charge and continued until the 1822. It was priorate and sanctuary mariano. In 1835, with the desamortización of Mendizábal, the terrains and the sanctuary were auctioned. The image of the Virgin of the Tallat, of alabaster of black colour, was moved to a camarín of the church of St.. Lorenzo, in Rocallaura. Other parts of the building find at present in diverse places like the castle of Santa Florentina of Canet of Sea, the Museum Cau Ferrat of Sitges or the homestead of Misericordia of Reus.

From the years seventy has been reconstructed and ordered by the work of a priest, Mosén Benito, that began to asphalt his way of access. The reconstruction perhaps has not been very adjusted arquitectónicamente, bases primordialmente in the recovery of ashlars and details that the incuria of previous owners malogró. At present it takes care the place an association, and already occupy it ermitaños of regular form.

Rocallaura Is a location of the region of Urgel, in the province of Lleida. It is a local entity pertaining minor to the municipality of Vallbona of the Monks being the second core of population in number of inhabitants inside the municipality.

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200 m. 200 m. Easy Recorrido Circular