El Médol Quarry

Near to Tarraco, there were many quarries that supplied the building sites in the town. One of the most active was El Mèdol. A 16 m high needle indicates the initial level of the rock before the first extractions.

Useful information

Address : 

La Riera

Phone:

+34 977 24 22 20

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

10am-4pm, Sun and Bank Hols 10am-3pm - closed Mon, 1 and 6 Jan, 1 May, 25-26 Dec

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