Castles and fortresses of the Pyrenees with Mathew Kristes

The Castle of Malgrat is a building in the small town of Malgrat, or Malgrat de Segarra, declared a cultural asset of national interest

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 …

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The Castle of Sitges is a castle of Romanesque and Gothic style, in the municipality of Torrefeta and Florejacs

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 …

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The Florejacs Castle is a monument of the municipality of Torrefeta and Florejacs (Segarra) declared Cultural Asset of National Interest

The castle of Florejacs (Castell de Florejacs)

10 kilometers West of Guissona the town of Florejacs raises on a small hill. Previously the head of the municipality, it got united in modern times the one (i.e. municipality) of Torrefeta. The silhouette of the village is framed by the castle tower and the bell tower of …

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Sant Ferran Castle: protected as a Cultural Asset of National Interest of Catalonia

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 …

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Ribelles Castle: part of the line of defense that ran along the right bank of the Llobregos River

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 …

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Montclar Castle: awarded the qualification of cultural heritage of all Spanish significance

Montclar Castle (cat. Castell de Montclar)

Montclar d’Urgell Castle (cat. Montclar d’Urgell) is located in the village of Montclar d’Urgell, part of Agramunt city of the province of Urgell. It was awarded the qualification of cultural heritage of all Spanish significance. It is favorably located in one of the highest points of the Montclar …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Escaldes – Engordany with its famous Caldea SPA

Escaldes-Engordany (cat. Escaldes-Engordany) – is the seventh parish of Andorra (became a district in 1978, and was previously part of the capital Andorra La Vella). Currently the border between Andorra La Vella and Escaldes – Engordany is nominal (a street divides 2 cities). The parish is composed of the areas of les Escaldes, Engordany, Els Vilars d’Engordany, Engolasters, and …

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