The route of the Valley of the Corb, is a territory that spans both sides of the river Corb in a gentle descent from Rauric to Bellpuig.
The river rises in Rauric and empties into the river Segre near Vilanova de la Barca, despite the influence of geographical, social, economic and political valley stretches from Santa Coloma de Queralt to Bellpuig.
Between the fourth and third centuries BC formed the majority of the people who currently make up the valley. In Guimerá have found remains of a mill-Roman Iberian and Santa Maria Bovera found Iberian pottery. In Roman times (sI) Crow Valley was the corridor that connected with Ilerda Barcino. Along the s. XII the Cistercian Order settled in the valley and monasteries were erected in Santa Maria de Vallbona of them monks, Santa Maria de la Bovera (Guimerá) Vallsanta (Guimerá) and Pedregal (The Talladell).
The Valley has a set of high quality food products. Highlights include wine in the Appellation of Origin Costers del Segre, with the winery Vallcorb Verdú, where they make two wines of the same name, the white Vallcorb, a young Maccabee and black Vallcorb a rabbit eye with 6 months of aging in Hungarian boot. Olive oil (with PDO Les Garrigues). Also typical are sausages, cheese (like that of Albio),bread, coca recapte (with several variants) and pastries.
The excursion of the route of the Valley of the Corb’s, river crosses at least 3 different landscapes. First, the cultivated fields of grain ready to be harvested. These fields become green in winter. Then, the mediterranean fields of almond trees. Finally, the rows of fruit trees of Urgell that give the landscape the appearance of a chess board.
Don’t forget to visit the villages on the horizon, such as Rauric. The promenades in the old winding streets of Guimera and the reading of the anecdotes of the famous Rector de Vallfogona.
These are 3 essential points of the excursion.