Ferran Estruch i Torrents is one of the youngest politicians in Catalonia. He is 32 years old and is the mayor of Cardona for the eighth year. In an interview with all-andorra.com he spoke about plans for the development of the city and its main investment project – the construction of the largest spa center …More
Castellvell (Castellvell de Solsona) is a castle located on top of a hill of 838 meters with the same name in the municipality of Olius in the Solsona district, three kilometers from the city of Solsona (Lleida, Catalonia).
The building dates back to the 11th century. This is one of the most important military fortifications and …More
Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions
Languedoc (French version – Languedoc, Occitan version – Lengadòc) is the so-called “historical” region in the south of France. The population of this region traditionally did not speak French, but Occitan. Languedoc is part of Occitania, the center of which, in turn, is the city …More
Salt Mountain Salins de Cardona – one of the major natural monuments of the Pyrenees
Excursions to the cave last 50 minutes. The temperature inside the cave is from 17 to 20 degrees, regardless of the season. For safety, you will be offered a helmet to wear.
The entrance to the cave
The mineral that …More
On a hill 750 meters high, inaccessible from all sides except the south towards the village of Arkizat, there are the impressive ruins of the medieval castle of Château de Miglos guarding the valley of Vicdessos (vallée de Vicdessos) and protecting access to the valley of Miglos.
Today Vicdessos is a small village with 620 inhabitants …More
The castle of Lordat (le château de Lordat), located in the municipality of Lordat (Ariège department) is one of the oldest and largest feudal castles in the county of Foix. This is a classic example of Pyrenean medieval military architecture.
At the foot of the castle lies the village of Lordat (altitude about 900 m above …More
Ax-les-Thermes is a city in the south of France (Ariege department, French Pyrenees), located at an altitude of 720-740 m above sea level. The population of the city in 2015 was 1,230 people.
The city is located at the intersection of three valleys – La vallée de la Lauze, l’Oriège and l’Ariège. This location makes it …More
The Bassella Motorcycle Museum is recognized as one of the best motorcycle museums in Europe, and it is an obligatory stop on the route to Andorra. The museum director, Cristina Soler, tells all-andorra.com about the museum’s main exhibits, its history and why this tourist spot is a must-visit:
“The Bassella Motorcycle Museum gives continuity to the …More
History of Spain: Cardona – one of the main strongholds of independence of Catalonia
For centuries, Cardona played a leading social and political role that left a legacy of monumentality and grandeur in general, which is especially valuable and attractive to current residents of the city and its tourists.
The first documented mention of Cardona …More
The history of Catalonia: the city of Ripoll and the Romanesque monastery of Santa Maria
The first mentions of the presence of people in Ripoll belong to the Bronze Age (1500-600 BC). This information refers to small, disparate settlements near the Ter and Freser rivers, surrounded by mountains. The findings of bronze objects and tools confirm …More