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December 2016

The lakes: a nostalgic train journey on the Tren dels Llacs

2 December 2016|

Stop the clock and take a nostalgic trip on the Tren dels Llacs in Lleida, a panoramic railway dating from 1924 that follows the course of the Noguera Pallaresa river. This is an unforgettable journey amid spectacular scenery that you can wind up by visiting the hidden architectural treasures in La Pobla de Segur, and [...]

Taking the leap: canyonning with the whole family in Sant Aniol

2 December 2016|

Fun. Different. Daring. These three words guarantee the expedition will be a success with your kids. It's easy to make it happen with a day spent canyonning in the Catalan Pyrenees: a different way for the younger members of the family to experience nature. In Sadernes, in the heart of the Alta Garrotxa Area of [...]

The weight of gravity: the presence of history in Miravet

2 December 2016|

Miravet is a village that appears to defy the laws of gravity. It was built on the crest of a steep hill in the crook of a meander in the Ebro river, an exceptional vantage point that is now one of the loveliest villages in Terres de l’Ebre. We invite you to take a walk [...]

The night sky: the best place in Catalonia to watch the stars

2 December 2016|

The Montsec Astronomical Park is the best showcase in Catalonia for star-gazing. Do you want to know why? It's considered a Starlight Reserve by the Starlight Foundation, which is backed by the UNESCO. That means that the sky has very low levels of light contamination and ideal conditions of darkness. Are you ready to observe [...]

The segway: a new tool for wine lovers

2 December 2016|

The segway is the most futuristic version of the skateboard, and has become one of the greatest aids for anyone wanting to go on wine tourism routes in Catalonia. The people at the J. Miquel Jané winery are aware of this and propose a five-kilometre route to explore this wine producing corner in the DO [...]