La Sénia, located in the Montsià region, is the southernmost town in Catalonia. The municipality, inextricably linked to the furniture industry, is characterised by an old town of two-storey houses with stone thresholds. It stands out the parish church of Sant Bartolomé and Sant Roc, of baroque style.
One of the most characteristic elements of the municipality is the Sénia River. Surrounded by a dense riparian forest, it has natural and artificial pools ideal for enjoying a good bath in the summer months. Along the river, it is possible to spot several old mills, like the ‘Molí la Vella’, with more than 900 years and currently an Interpretation Centre.
Another place not to be missed is the Military Airfield. Built during the Spanish Civil War, it was one of the most important aerodromes in Catalonia during the conflict. Now, it has become a historical and patrimonial space linked to the recent memory of the village, which offers guided tours to the visitors. It is also interesting to visit the Historic Aviation Centre of La Sénia, secondary office of the Airfield that houses three old aircrafts (two replicas and one real) and diverse photographic material of that period.
On the outskirts, in Pallerols Mountain, it can be found the Mare de Déu de Pallerols sanctuary, patron saint of the town, which is honoured during the third weekend of September with various ludic-cultural events. Among them, the carpets of flowers and sawdust displayed in the streets of the municipality stand out. These are made, with great care, by the neighbours of La Sénia.
Nearly half of the municipality is situated within Els Ports Nature Park, a mountain range which holds an incredible natural space full of wildlife, wealthy both in fauna and flora, with one of the southernmost beech forests in Europe and with the presence of several monumental trees, four of them to be found in la Sénia: the ‘Faig Pare’, the ‘Pi Gros del Retaule’, the ‘Carrasca Grossa de les Vallcaneres’ and the ‘Teix de la Coscollosa’.