The Basque Country (Baskonia or Euskadi) is a large and economically developed Autonomous Community in northern Spain, and perhaps the most mysterious of all the Spanish regions. The Basque people’s landscape, climate, character, language, and mentality are not very similar to the typical Spanish ones. There is a lot of greenery, it often rains and …More
The Witches’ Fair in Sant Feliu Sasserra (Fires de les Bruixes)
Are you interested in everything related to witchcraft? In Sant Feliu Sasserra, Catalonia, you will be told about witches who were once executed here.
All cultures and peoples believed in a supernatural reality that interferes with their daily activities.
At the beginning of the seventeenth …More
The Opening Ceremony for the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom & Wildwater World Championships, la Seu d’Urgell, SpainMore
La Seu D’Urgell Giants Show (Cercavila de Gegantes), 24.08.2019
photo: Alex MonroeMore
History of Lloret de Mar
The first settlers of Lloret de Mar were the indigets, one of the tribes of the Iberians who used to inhabit the current Catalonia. There are archeological sites from this period in Montbarbat, Puig de Castellet and Turó Rodó.
The site of Montbarbat is on top of a mountain with …More
Talamanca is a city (village), head of the municipality of the same name, in the Bages region. The town has narrow sloping streets, and well restored old houses. Situated on a hill at 552 m above sea level and in the middle of the Sierra de Rossinyol on the BV-1221 road from Terrassa to Navarcles.
The Torre de Claramunt Castle (cat. El Castell de la Torre de Claramunt), initially built in the 11th century, is a large house that was extended in several phases, the most important one was carried out by Joan de Claramunt in the 16th century (1565).
It started with the primitive watch tower erected at the end …More
The castle of Piera (the Apiaria Castrum, first called Fontanet) (cat. El castell de Piera) has been documented since 955 and occupies the site of an Iberian settlement. Located near the Church of Santa Maria, at the end of the main street, in the area of the old town of Piera, town and municipality of …More
The Castle of Castellet (cat. El castell de Castellet) is a building of Castellet i Gornal (Alt Penedès) declared a cultural asset of national interest. Castellet castle was built on the top of a hill next to a meander of the Foix river, where currently there is the reservoir with the same name. This hill …More
The castle of Sant Ferran (cat. El castell de Sant Ferran) is a fortress of the municipality of Figueres (Alt Empordà) declared a cultural asset of national interest. It is located on a hill and occupies an area of 320,000 m², which reaches 550,000 m² if the space occupied by glacis is taken into account.