Destination Management Company – Terres de l’Ebre (Catalonia – Spain)

Guided Tours

The Route of Sant Salvador

The Route of Sant Salvador d’Orta 2020

Sant Salvador was born in 1520 in the poor house of the Hospici of Santa Coloma de Farners. At an early age, he was expected to help the monks attending the sick and dying. He stayed there until he was 18.
The medical experience, he gained made him very popular amongst the populise but had the oposite effect whithin the church, in those days the Inquisition saw anyone healing others as an intervention of the devil.

The route starts in Santa Coloma de Farners, goes through Bellpuig, Horta de Sant Joan, Cagliari, Sasser and ends in Naples (if you want to know why, you must come;-).

Santa Coloma de Farners

December 7th (Postponed)

Santa Coloma de Farners is the birthplace of Sant Salvador. We will relive the first steps of Sant Salvador through a day of gastronomy, history, monuments and parks dedicated to his memory.

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Horta de Sant Joan

April 24 – 26th

After healing the sick at many different convents throughout Catalonia, Sant Salvador finally arrived at Orta (former name of Horta de Sant Joan) where he stayed for 12 years. During this time he became famous for his ability to heal people, this ability was seen as miracles, rather than the intervention of the devil as perceived by the Inquisition. We will watch and enjoy the April Festival to relive the procession in which an image of Sant Salvador is carried to the Monk’s Convent that bears his name. We will get to discover the monument, the local culture and the history of Horta de Sant Joan through its old town and the nature within Els Ports Natural Park.

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Sasser i l'Alguer

April 27 – 30th

The heart of Sant Salvador was embalmed in Cagliari and we will find it in Sassari. During his trip will also discover the neigbouring town of Alghero, the most Catalan part of Sardinia, an island that, at that time was ruled by the Crown of Aragon.

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Sardenya

October 17 – 22nd

Sant Salvador died in Cagliari in 1567 and his body, was on the altar of Santa Maria until the church was destroyed by naval canon fire. This journey is key to rediscovering his last years and miracles he performs and to visit the altar of Sant Rosalia where his remains are to this day.

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Nàpols

May 22 -26th

After his death, Sant Salvador had a great influence on Princess Belmote of Naples, whilst being gravely ill and close to death she saw a vision of the saint. Amazingly, once seeing the vision , she made a recovery.
This trip will help you understand what the Princess did to help to spread the word of the miracles done by the saint. You will also discover why Horta de Sant Joan in Spain and Orta di Atella in Italy, are twinned.

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Gallery

The Route

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Santa coloma de Farners

Naixement de Salvador Pladevall al 1520

Horta de Sant Joan

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Sàsser i l'Alguer

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Sardenya

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Nàpols

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Preguntes freqüents

Cal fer la Ruta sencera?

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Cal fer la Ruta sencera?

Narwhal fap cliche chillwave, cray squid kogi lomo health goth stumptown old-pressed banh mi +1. Narwhal fap cliche chillwave, cray squid kogi lomo health goth stumptown old-pressed banh mi +1.

Cal fer la Ruta sencera?

Narwhal fap cliche chillwave, cray squid kogi lomo health goth stumptown old-pressed banh mi +1. Narwhal fap cliche chillwave, cray squid kogi lomo health goth stumptown old-pressed banh mi +1.

Cal fer la Ruta sencera?

Narwhal fap cliche chillwave, cray squid kogi lomo health goth stumptown old-pressed banh mi +1. Narwhal fap cliche chillwave, cray squid kogi lomo health goth stumptown old-pressed banh mi +1.

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