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Museums of the Pyrenees: Bishops’ Palace in Saint-Lizier

Bishops’ Palace in Saint-Lizier (fr. Palais des Evêques)

The Bishop’s Palace in Saint-Lizier is currently a departmental museum of Ariège with archaeological artifacts, a variety of objects and paintings from the region, as well as various temporary exhibitions.

Working hours:

From 10:00 to 18:30: from July to September 15
From 14:00 to 18:00: for other periods
Closed on Monday

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The magic of the Lombrives. The stunning Lombrives caves are the widest in Europe

Lombrives cave is located in Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains, at the eastern edge of the Pyrénées Ariégeoises Natural Regional Park, Ariège, southwestern France (N20 road from Andorra to Foix, about 1 hour by car from Andorra).

The magic of the Lombrives. The stunning Lombrives caves are the widest in Europe. You can choose from several routes, lasting between one and …

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Roman arches. Arch de Bera (20 km north of Tarragona). Approximate age: 1-2 century AD

Roman arches. Arch de Bera (20 km north of Tarragona). Approximate age: 1-2 century AD

Arch de Bera (L’Arc de Berà) is an object of classical Roman architecture, located on the Via Augusta road, about 20 km northeast of Tarragona (now the N-340 highway). It is assumed that the construction began in accordance with the testamentary …

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Roman Colosseum: Tarragona

Roman Colosseum: Tarragona. According to official data, the amphitheater was built around the second century. The dimensions of the amphitheater are 110 by 86 meters. The complex is designed for approximately 14 thousand spectators. The amphitheater is part of the archaeological complex of Tarragona which was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2000.

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The monumental complex of Olèrdola, also known as Olèrdola Ruins or Olèrdola Village, is a strategic archaeological site occupied from the Bronze Age to the medieval period

The monumental complex of Olèrdola, also known as Olèrdola Ruins or Olèrdola Village (cat. Conjunt monumental d’Olèrdola, conegut també com a Ruïnes d’Olèrdola o Poblat d’Olèrdola), is a strategic archaeological site occupied from the Bronze Age to the medieval period, with long periods of abandonment. It is currently one of the sites of the Archeology …

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