Space that remains open to the public interested in birdwatching, learn about the organic cultivation of rice and enjoy while discovering one of the most characteristic landscapes of the Delta de l’Ebre.

The Riet Vell Reserve is one of the natural areas of the Delta de l’Ebre managed by the ornithological association SEO/BirdLife (Oldest conservation organization in Spain) and has a traditional hut as a visitor centre and reception area as well as two observatories for birdwatching.

This entity carries out activities ranging from the promotion of organic rice farming to the restoration of natural habitats in wet areas, carried out an applied search, in order to promote the conservation of protected species, the maintenance of environmental and landscape quality, rural development and eco-tourism. On the other hand, specific research, educational outreach with schools, conservation, dissemination and volunteering for environmental awareness are carried out.

They also have two bird observatories, the CAM and the SWAROVSK, both facilities are equipped to enjoy privileged views while practicing birdwatching.

Useful information

  • Where: Caseta de Musclets, 43870 Amposta, Tarragona, Espanya
  • Timetable: Observatorio de aves Riet Vell: Open all year.
    Reserva Natural Riet Vell - Visitor center: From Wednesday to Friday from 09:00 to 14:00; Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00 / 16:00 to 18:00; Sunday from 10:00 to 14:00; Monday and Tuesday closed.
  • Telèfon: 976 25 48 18 / 616 29 02 46
  • Email: info@rietvell.com