Lleida - PyreneesThe city of Lleida , capital of the southern part in Catalonia welcomes its visitors with courtesy.It is well-communicated and it has become the most important agrofood centre. Being a halfway-stop on the way to the Pyrenees. Excellent gastronomic, cultural and commercial offer.
The Iltrida of Indivil and Mandoni reaches our times full of urban changes that made the city grow in all directions keeping the essence of the golden ancient times; which in turn made the people suffer from successive sieges and their consequences.
High-speed train station and Lleida- Alguaire airport (Autumn 2009).
Places of interest
La Seu Vella hill - old catedral
La Seu Vella old catedral sits on the top of the hill overlooking the city.Its fortified city leads us to the ancient times, being the most emblematic and magnificient monument of the city:La Seu Vella. The catedral,which once turned out to be barracks, has a latin cross floor plan with a central Romanesque nave(13th century), doorways of architectural sculpture known as the Lleida school.Unique open Gothic cloister, which provides breathtaking views of the city and the countryside beyond. The remains of La Suda castle known as the castle of the King.
The Diocese and Local District Museum of Lleida
This new museum seeks to be the heritage reference of the city of Lleida. It brings together several collections from different cultures of this area. It is the home of an important collection of medieval art. The museum has singular works which include the chess set from the 11th century, a collection of Flemish tapestries and the Baptistery of Bovalar.
The knight Templar castle of Gardeny
This monumental complex with its fortress and church was built in the 12th century, being one of the most important legacies of the order of the Knight Templar of the former Crown of Aragón. The castle forms part of the Domus Templi, Templar route.
La Mitjana Park
La Mitjana park is a wetland area that spreads out to the boundary of the city.
It is a riverside area spreading over 90 hectares. Its vegetation is made up of black poplars. And its fauna such as the grey heron, the penduline-tit and the common kingfisher.Guided tours from the Centre for interpreting of La Mitjana.
Tourist attractions along the line
Leaving from La Mitjana Park to follow up the river to Sant Llorenç de Montgai where we find a Nature...
The heritage is found from La Seu Vella in Lleida( old cathedral) overlooking the city and the plains of...
For the trekking lovers you can go along the newly opened path in Lleida. You will find the best offers...
The COU ( centre for observing the Universe)is a multi-spacial centre with areas for play and training....
One of the best places to observe the Lammergier or the Eurasian Griffon Vulture is at the Vultures...
In the museum located in Isona (18 kms far from Tremp on the way to El Port de Comiols (Comiol's Pass),...