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The first institutional appointment of the ISMF Management Committee to discuss the new organisational and sporting strategies for the next year will be held in Barcelona

After a season full of excitement and weather related tribulations, the International Ski Mountaineering Federation is already working with an even more promising season that will see the World Championships in March 2019 on the location of the 2020 Youth Olympic Games at Lausanne.

Armando Mariotta, the ISMF President, has declared: “we express our gratitude towards …

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Hiking. Free hiking tours at Alt Urgell area (Catalonia)-2018

The town hall of la Seu d’Urgell has presented a program of hiking tours at Alt Urgell area “Les Rutes peu per l’Alt Urgell”, which will continue this Sunday, on 15th April. This year, tourists will be offered 27 hiking tours free of charge and accompanied by experienced mountain guides.

The purpose of the tours is …

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The largest in the world Odeillo solar furnace is capable to produce a temperature of more than 3000 degrees Celsius per seconds

The largest in the world Odeillo solar furnace is capable to produce a temperature of more than 3000 degrees Celsius per seconds.

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Environmental problems (global warming, Kyoto protocol), as well as rising oil prices, led scientists of the National Center for Scientific Research of France (CNRS) to reflect on the transformation of solar energy into …

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The Playmobil Collecting Fair takes place in La Seu d’Urgell

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The Playmobil Collecting Fair takes place in La Seu d’Urgell. From March 26th to 29th, the fair is opened from 16:00 to 20:00, on 30th and 31st March from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 20:00. The event takes place at the Sant Domènec Palace and El Passeig Center.

On 31st March there will …

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Ski resorts of Spain: Masella and la Molina

Ski resorts of Spain: Masella and la Molina. Catalonia. Pyrenees.

ALP 2500 – this is the name of one of the most popular ski resort in Spain which brings together two ski stations on the Pyrenees – Masella and la Molina. It consists of 117 slopes of different levels (22 “green”, 40 “blue”, 39 “red” and …

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Font-Romeu

Font-Romeu is located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of the Eastern Pyrenees (Pyrénées-Orientales) on the Cerdagne plateau, 40 km from Andorra, 87 km from Perpignan (France) and 170 km from Barcelona (Spain, Catalonia). The city is “the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees” with panoramic views, clean air, and bright light. It is located at an altitude of …

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On January 17, La Seu D’Urgell celebrates Saint Anthony’s day with the preparation of more than 3,000 portions of escudella, the traditional winter dish of Catalonia

On January 17, La Seu D’Urgell celebrates Saint Anthony’s day with the preparation of more than 3,000 portions of escudella, the traditional winter dish of Catalonia, as well as neighboring Andorra. To prepare the escudella the city needs about 800 kg of vegetables, legumes, beef, pork and veal. The holiday starts at 12.00 with a …

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