¿What to see in the Ebro Delta?


The Ebro Delta in the south of Catalonia is surrounded by a unique nature where you can enjoy unforgettable activities next to a privileged spot!


Did you know that…?


✅It is the wettest area in Catalonia, with an area of 320km2.


✅It has a total area of 7,736 ha.


✅It is the most important aquatic habitat in the Western Mediterranean.


✅It has a rich variety of environments: river, sea, beach, dunes, bays, lagoons, river islands…

Day 1 The north of the ebro delta

🌅08:20 Sunrise at ``La Bassa de les Olles``

Ideal activity for early risers


Observe a fantastic sunrise from a unique place: “La Bassa de les Olles”.


Ideal for all types of people


⏳Duration of the activity: 10 min


⚠️Mosquito repellent must be carried. (High activity time)]


▶Location: The Bassa de les Olles

🦆08:30 VISIT TO THE BIRD OBSERVATORIES IN`LA BASSA DE LES OLLES`` LAGOON

Itinerary route along La Bassa de les Olles, where you can enjoy bird watching.


Ideal for all types of people


⏳Activity time: 30min – 60min


Itinerary: Bassa de les Olles


⚠️Mosquito repellent is essential. (high activity time).


▶Location: The Bassa de les Olles

🏖 09:30 VISIT ``LA PUNTA DEL FANGAR`` AND ``LA MARQUESA BEACH``

A desert in the middle of the sea is the image that represents La Punta del Fangar beach. As for La Marquesa beach, in Riumar, near La Punta del Fangar, it is a singular environment of fine sand dunes. It is a nudist beach, wide and quiet.


Ideal for family groups, couples, groups of friends…


⏳Duration of the activity: 20min – 240min


▶Vehicle parking: Parking La Punta del Fangar


▶Location Punta del Fangar: “La Faroleta”.


▶Location Beach: Playa “La Marquesa”.

🏛12:00 VISIT TO THE DELTA ECOMUSEUM

If you are a Delta lover, you can not miss in your list of places to visit the Ecomuseum of the Delta del Ebro Natural Park.


Ideal for all types of people


⏳Activity time: 30min – 90min


▶Location: L’Ecomuseu

🛥13:00 TOURISTIC SWALLOW BY THE EBRO RIVER

Walk along the Ebro river in one of the many touristic cruises you can find in the Deltebre river promenade.


Ideal for all types of people


⌛️Activity time: 1:30h – 2h


▶For more information: Olmos Cruises


▶Activity: Tourist Cruise Creuers Olmos

🍽14:30 DELTA FOOD IN DELTEBRE

Visit and taste our gastronomic products in one of the restaurants of Deltebre. Get to know the local cuisine and some of its most characteristic dishes. There is a great variety of fresh and elaborated products, such as rice, seafood, duck, vegetables, wine and even the typical homemade desserts of the area.

🌉16:00 VISIT THE RIVERSIDE PROMENADE AND ``LO PASSADOR`` BRIDGE

Visit one of the most beautiful itineraries in the Delta.


In the town of Deltebre we can find a magnificent fluvial promenade with an easy access on foot or by bicycle, with a rich biodiversity, as well as multiple spaces and parks to have a rest.


An essential place to visit is Lo Passador bridge, one of the most modern architectural structures in the Delta.


From the bridge, you can see magnificent views of the Ebro river and the two towns that crosses the Ebro: Deltebre and Sant Jaume d’Enveja.


⏳Time of the activity: 45min – 120min


Ideal for all types of people


▶Location of the river promenade: Passeig Fluvial Deltebre


▶Bridge Location: “Lo Passador”

🏝17:00 VISIT THE RIUMAR BEACH

Visit one of the most unique and characteristic beaches of the Delta.


The Riumar beach, one of the most unspoilt beaches in the Delta, is very famous for its fantastic dunes.


On this one, we find wooden footbridges, which allow us to walk comfortably or hiking through the dunes without any problem.


Ideal for all types of people


⏳Activity time: 20min – 60min


▶Location of the beach: Playa Riumar

🌄17:50 VISIT THE FLUVIAL WALK OF THE GARXAL AND SUNSET IN THE ZIGURAT

One of the best itineraries in Riumar, near the mouth, is El Garxal river promenade.


It is a very quiet itinerary and easy to follow. It offers phenomenal views of the Ebro river and the Buda Island.


After the walk, it is advisable to visit the bird observatories of El Garxal.


At the end of the route, it is recommended to see the sunset from the viewpoint of Zigurat.


Ideal for cycling or walking


⏳Activity time: 60min – 120min


Ideal for all types of people


▶Parking for cars: Parking fluvial walk


▶Itinerary: River walk El Garxal


▶Itinerary: Bird observatories in El Garxal


▶Mirador location: El Zigurat

Day 2: the south of the delta

🌅 08:20 SUNRISE AT ``LES MADALENES``

Ideal activity for early risers


From such a special place as Les Madalenes dock, in the Alfaques bay, you can watch the sunrise of the Delta del Ebro in an enviable way. 


In this area, you can observe flamingos and, if you like photography, you can take advantage of a historical place of interest, where you can see old boats submerged in the water, to take some stunning photos. 


Ideal for all types of people


⏳Activity time: 30min – 60min


⚠️Mosquito repellent must be carried. (High activity time)]


▶Location: Les Madalenes

🏛09:00 VISIT MUSEUM LA MAR DE L'EBRE

One of the most historic and charming museums in the area.


It is one of Catalonia’s most important centres of ethnology – study of cultures – nature and archaeology. There is a unique exhibition of the remains of ancient ships, as well as an impressive collection of dried fish and crustaceans.


Ideal for seniors, groups of friends, family…


⏳Activity time: 30min – 90min


▶Location: La Mar de l’Ebre Museum

⛴11:00 ROUTE WITH TOURISTIC CRUISE THROUGH THE BAY AND SEAFOOD TASTING

Venture into a guided bay cruise and sample seafood directly from the mussel farms.


⏳Activity time: 2:00h


Ideal for groups of friends, couples or family groups…


▶Location: Mejilloneras

🏛13:00 VISIT THE WOOD HOUSE MUSEUM, ``CASA DE MADERA``

One of the oldest museums in the Delta is the Wood House Museum. This historical museum is located in a unique place, around a natural area and located in a tourist point of interest: L’Encanyissada Lagoon.


✅Ideal for all types of people


⏳Activity time: 20min – 60min


▶Location of the museum: Wood House

🍽14:30 GOURMET MEAL

Visit and taste our gastronomic products in one of the restaurants of Deltebre. Get to know the local cuisine and some of its most characteristic dishes. There is a great variety of fresh and elaborated products, such as rice, seafood, duck, vegetables, wine and even the typical homemade desserts of the area.

🏛16:00 Visita Museo Món Natura Delta

Visit one of the most important museums in the area. A museum with all kinds of activities to do, recommended for all ages.


⏳Activity time: 40min – 120min


▶Location: MónNatura Delta

🎑17:00 VISIT SWAROVSKI LOOKOUT IN THE RIET VELL

Visit one of the most important bird observatories in the Delta: the Swarovski bird observatory, located in the riet Vell.


Ideal for all types of people


⏳Activity time: 20min – 40min


▶Location of the car park and hut: Riet Vell Natural Reserve


▶Bird Observatory: Swarovski Bird Observatory

🌾 VISIT LES SALINES AND LA PUNTA DE LA BANYA (optional)

La Punta de la Banya is the most important natural reserve of the Delta, so the access is banned.


However, there are nearby accessible sites, such as La Punta de la Banya viewpoint, where you can see Les Salines de la Trinitat and most of this restricted area.


⏳Activity time: 40min – 90min


Ideal for family groups, groups of friends, couples…


[Mosquito repellent recommended.]


▶Parking for vehicles: Parking


▶Mirador Punta de la Banya: Mirador

🌄17:50 VISIT EL TRABUCADOR, AND BEHOLD THE SUNSET

Visit one of the most important and unspoilt beaches of the Delta del Ebro: Trabucador Beach.


Enjoy one of the best sunsets in the sports dock of this beach.


⏳Activity time: 10min


Ideal for all types of people


⚠️[Must carry mosquito repellent.]


▶Location: Muelle El Trabucador