Capcanes

Capcanes is a Catalan village in the province of Tarragona in north-eastern Spain. It is situated in the comarca of Priorat.

Capcanes is situated about 7 km (4.4 mi) south of Falset, 40 km (25 mi) west of Tarragona, and about 160 km (100 mi) south-west of Barcelona.

The village’s main activity is agriculture, predominantly wine-growing, but also olive and almond production.

Pere Joan Barcelo i Anguera (1687-1741), a.k.a. Carrasclet (“Carbon seller,” a reference to his occupation), guerrillero, who fought in the War of Spanish Succession on the side of Archduke Charles of Austria against the Bourbons and who died in exile.

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