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La Seu 'Urgell

La Seu d'Urgell is the capital of l'Alt Urgell and its visit is almost essential for those who wish to delve into the culture of the territory. This regional capital is delimited by the Valira River, the Segre River, the Sierra del Cadí, the Axial Pyrenees and the Pre-Pyrenees and, around the 5th century, it became one of the most important cities of Medieval Catalonia.

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What to do in La Seu d'Urgell?

  • Visit of the old town and the Catedral de Santa Maria d'Urgell, a monument of great significance since it is the only Romanesque cathedral in Catalonia. It was originally built in the 12th century and later restored in the mid-20th century.


  • Visit of the traditional weekly market, which takes place every Tuesday and Saturday between the main street and the cathedral square.


  • A pleasant and quiet walk next to the river through the Parc olímpic del Segre.


  • The Altarpiece of San Ermengol, a theatrical show that has been taking place since 1957 during the first week of August in the cloister of the Catedral de Santa Maria d'Urgell. The play stages some outstanding episodes in the life of Saint Ermengol, bishop of La Seu d'Urgell during the 11th century and a prominent figure in the history of Catalonia.

  • The Major Festival, which takes place during the last week of August, and in which numerous activities are organized for all ages.


  • The San Ermengol and Artisan Cheese Fair of the Pyrenees, held annually on the third weekend of October. It is a conference to promote cheese made in the Pyrenees in which numerous artisans and producers from the sector participate.


Just 45 minutes from La Borda de Cal Montane is Andorra, the small country in the Pyrenees. It is, without a doubt, a place of contrasts with numerous possibilities: snow, shopping, thermalism, gastronomy,...

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What to do in Andorra?

  • Skiing, hiking and biking. Andorra is one of the European capitals of skiing. With more than 300 km of skiable area (Grandvalira, Vallnord-Pal Arinsal, Ordino Arcalís), it is a paradise for lovers of mountain sports.  At the same time, in summer the ski slopes, Far from being unusable and lonely, they become fantastic and popular hiking and cycling routes that allow you to visit places such as the Tristaina Ponds or the spectacular 365 solar viewpoint at 2700 meters of Tristaina in the Ordino Arcalís station.

  • Shopping in a great joint commercial axis of Andorra la Vella and Escaldes-Engordany. The ideal place with the most exclusive stores to enjoy a family day of shopping.

  • Fun in Naturlandia, Andorra's adventure park with a wide variety of activities adapted to the time of year: snowmobiles, horseback riding, xtrem jump, buggy circuits, archery, zip lines, guided routes, the famous "Tobotronc" (which is the largest slide in nature in the world),...

  • Thermalism in Caldea, the largest thermal center in southern Europe.

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