The Castle of Malgrat (Castell de Malgrat) is a building in the small town of Malgrat, or Malgrat de Segarra, declared a cultural asset of national interest. Malgrat is a village in Cervera, located Northeast of Cervera town, on the right bank of the Sió river. The current building of the Castle of Malgrat is …More
The Castle of Sitges (Castell de les Sitges) is a castle of Romanesque and Gothic style, in the municipality of Torrefeta and Florejacs, in La Segarra. It is a monument declared Cultural Asset of National Interest.
In the 2010s, for the first time in the ten centuries of its history, the castle is regularly open to …More
Sant Ferran Castle is a medieval fortress located in Berga that was transformed in the 17th century and used during the Carlist wars. It is included in the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia, and protected as a Cultural Asset of National Interest (Bé Cultural d’Interès Nacional).
It is very probable that the castle of …More
The city of Solsona
Solsona (cat. Solsona) is the main city and municipality of the Solsonès comarca (cat. Solsonès) in the Catalan province of Lleida (cat. Lleida). It is located on the Solsones plateau, in the very center of the comarca and on all sides, except the north, it is surrounded by the territory …More
Torre del Riu Castle
Torre del Riu (cat. Torre del Riu) – an ancient peasant manor, transformed (according to the fashion of the XIX century) into an imitation of a medieval castle. It is located in the Alp town of the Baixa Cerdanya (cat. Alp (Baixa Cerdanya)) comarca.
The estate has the appearance of a …More
Cities of Catalonia: Balaguer and its sights
Balaguer: the historic town in the Urgell county and the capital of La Noguera (cat. La Noguera). La Noguera – the largest comarca in Catalonia, is included in the province, the main city of which is Lleida (cat. Lleida), located 30 km from Balaguer. The population of …More
Castle Ribelles (cat. Castell de Ribelles)
This castle belongs to the city line of Vilanova de l’Aguda (cat. Vilanova de l’Aguda) in the Noguera region and deservedly bears the title of an object of cultural heritage of all Spanish significance. It joined the line of defense that stretched along the right bank of the …More
Preixens Castle: an Object of Spain’s Cultural Heritage
Castell de Preixens (cat. Castell de Preixens)
This fortress is located in the town of Preixens (the Noguera region (cat. Noguera)) and is an object of cultural heritage of all Spanish significance.
The castle stands out amongst the buildings of the small town of Preixens, located …More
Remei Castle (cat. Castell del Remei) and its wineries
Its history as enclave focus is dated back to almost 2,000 years, during which Castell del Remei has been denominated Choris, Cortis, Tower of Cortesa, Tower of n’Eral, Tower of Obispo and Tower of Remei. Furthermore, it has been property of the County of Urgell, …More
It is at this place, Balaguer (as shown by archaeological research), that the first human settlements appeared. This hill constantly attracted people, primarily due to its strategic positioning. The first written mention of the fortress is in an Arabic document talking about military actions against the Count of Barcelona and the beginning of the construction …More