SANT JOAN’S TOWER

VIEWPOINT LOCATED OVER THE BADIA DELS ALFACS AND OVER THE MONTSIÀ MOUNTAIN RANGE

Located on the southern coast of the Ebro Delta, the Tower of Sant Joan dels Alfacs is a building that was built by royal order of Philip II, probably around 1576, to monitor and strengthen the defense. from the port of Alfacs. It is currently a ruined structure 50m into the sea, in a shallow area within the Alfacs Bay, surrounded by rice fields in the Ebro Delta. It is an ideal spot for bird watching.

Birds that can be observed

  •  cormorants
  •  herons
  •  flamingos, common spoonbill and glossy ibis
  •  anatidae and grebes
  •  rails
  •  falcons and caracaras
  •  sandpipers
  •  seagulls and terns
  •  seabirds
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