Around 600 BC there was a primitive Iberian settlement on the hill of Muntanyeta (where the Castle of Sant Ferran is currently located). At that time a good part of the Alt Emporda plain was flooded with wetlands and large expanses of rushes. The inhabitants of the region lived on small hills or on the …More
The Farners Castle (cat. El Castell de Farners) is an 11th century Romanesque building located in the municipality of Santa Coloma de Farners.
It appears documented in 1046 on the oath of fidelity of the viscount Ramon Folc I of Cardona to the count Ramon Berenguer I.
The castle was a fief of the viscounty of Cardona …More
Lladurs Castle (cat. El Castell de Lladurs) is located on the range Serrat del Castell in the municipality of Lladurs (Solsonès), next to the primitive Church of Sant Martí. It’s at the southeastern tip of the Riard plain, and on the east border of the municipal district of the same name, located on a slope …More
The Cartellà Castle (cat. El Castell de Cartellà) is cataloged as a monument of the municipality of Sant Gregori (Gironès), declared a cultural asset of national interest. It was documented in 1238. The castle is located on a triangular platform located at the confluence of the streams of Gàrrep and Pedrola, which create a moat. …More
Of all the castle buildings from the first half of the 14th century this castle (fr. Le château de Puivert), of course, is considered to be one of the most well preserved. When you visit the castle there is a feeling that time has stopped. Serenity, harmony, quiet, strength and elegance are the …More
The Mur Castle (cat. Castell de Mur) is an important example of civil architecture from the 11th century. Located in the municipality of Castell de Mur, in Pallars Jussà. On its outskirts there was the castel town of Mur, abandoned long time ago, it belonged to the church of Santa Maria de Mur. It was …More
The Castle of Bellcaire (cat. El Castell de Bellcaire) is a castle in the municipality of Bellcaire d’Empordà (Baix Empordà) declared a cultural asset of national interest. The castle-palace of Bellcaire, located at the top of the village, has a square floor plan with a central patio and an outer enclosure batter walls parallel to …More
The castle of Montgrí (cat. El Castell de Montgrí, also called Torroella de Montgrí or Santa Caterina) is a military fortification of the municipality of Torroella de Montgrí (Baix Empordà) declared a cultural asset of national interest. It was built between 1294 and 1301 by King James II, at the top of the Montgrí massif …More
The remains of the Àger castle (cat. El castell d’Àger), along with the monastery of Sant Pere, are located on top of a hill that dominates the town. The neighborhoods of Sant Pere, Sant Martí, Solsdevila and the Pedró Street, that are staggered under the castle, were inside the walled enclosure. Outside the walls were …More
Paleolithic paintings and remains have been found in the mountain area of the municipal district. In total there are 11 sets of cave paintings of a naturist and schematic style (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998), rock cave prints and deposits of the Paleolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age.
Between the 4th century …More