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21/01/2011

Letter of establishment/colonization of Torroja del Priorat

In July 2011, commemorating the 750th anniversary of the letter of establishment / colonization of Torroja del Priorat.

The days chosen for this celebration will be:

30 and 31 July, and 6, 7, 13, 14 and August 15 and August 20, 2011.

We pray you remember these dates for future holidays or business trips in order not to miss this commemoration.


Letter setting / population:

Is the document that was given to thirty people in the farm Torroja, to settle in this place with the aim of organizing the recruitment of sparsely inhabited, made by Scala Dei monastery during the Middle Ages.

The letter also specified the duties and privileges of the settlers, they had to pay taxes, where the herds were grazing, or what was to plant in the land ...

Also sought to secure the borders and religion. Is the document that reflects the birth of the municipality.

It was July, 1261

The City of Torroja del Priorat




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