Window to the Universe
At first sight
Weekend in La Noguera to enjoy the stars and get to know places of cultural and historical interest. Discover La Noguera in a different way.
- Visit the Observation Center of the Universe (COU): it is a multimedia installation, which consists of a drop-down Dome where you can project documentaries or movies in format “full-dome”, observe the sky through the images you get with a telescope with a diameter of 30 cm installed in the same room. You can also visit the Park of telescopes to make direct observations and enjoy the permanent exhibition. Entry included in the package. Schedules to be checked.
- Guided visit to the Castle of Os de Balaguer: At the top of a hill that dominates the village of Os de Balaguer there is the fortified castle “Os Malignum Castrum “. It was part of a defensive line made up of numerous castles, among which there were: Àger, Albesa, Almenar, Alguerri, Alguaire, Castelló de Farfanya, Corbins, Lorenzo, Santa Linya and Os de Balaguer. Guided visit to the castle included in the package.
- Visit to the Bell Museum of Catalonia: It is a museum where the characteristics and musical tones of the bells are explained, as the craft was learned and represented for the life of a population. Unique museum where the visitor could experience the touch of bells. Schedule: Sundays a las 12.30 pm. Check other timetables.
- Cueva dels Vilars: Located west of Os de Balaguer, it was for centuries a refuge for shepherds. It was Josep Mª Borrás, a neighbor of the people fond of archeology who gave the first warning that it could be a set of cave paintings. It contains 29 traces of the Bronze Age, which is a huge amount considering its size, 60m2. Excursion by car “off road” with driver and guided tour.
- Loft Castelló: The Loft Castellón is located in the charming village of Castelló de Farfanya, in the Sierra del Montsec. It has several environments, living room with fireplace and television, great warmth and comfort. It is a magnificent space to enjoy a family stay in a place of calm and silence. The house has an equipped kitchen and direct elevator to the ranch.
- Alcova del Firmament (HUTL-000142): Accommodation with bedroom type sleeping alcove, free space, bathroom and balcony. Includes TV, music, assortment of free teas and free use of bicycles. Displacement on foot to all the activities of the town.
- Country house in Àger: Very close to the Montsec Astronomical Park of great tranquility and with charming owners.
- Santa Maria de Bellpuig Monastery: Hospice in a monastery. Located in a natural environment of forests, gardens and vineyards. Ideal to enjoy a peaceful rest. Includes breakfast buffet. There is no pool or TV in the rooms. 5 minutes by car from the center of Os de Balaguer and only 20 minutes by car from the Observatory.
- Hotel Santuari de Balaguer: Located in an incomparable historical setting, surrounded by great cultural heritage such as the Castillo Hermoso and the Archaeological Park of the Almatà Plan. Magnificent views of Balaguer, the Segre River and the Noguera region. Includes breakfast buffet. It has TV in the rooms. A 10-minute walk from the center of Balaguer and a 25-minute drive from the Observatory.
- Hotel Terradets 3 *: Family hotel complex located in the Pallars Jussà region on the banks of the Terradets reservoir, at the foot of the Serra del Montsec. It is an excellent environment for getaways with family, friends or couples, to enjoy the various activities related to nature. It has a swimming pool.
- 1 night in a double room with breakfast in the accommodation to choose.
- Guided visit to the Castle of Os de Balaguer.
- Visit to the Balma dels Vilars
- Visit to the Bell Museum of Catalonia
- Dinner with typical dishes from the territory at restaurant of traditional cuisine.
- Tourist information brochure of the territory and official map.
- Special surprise gift.
- Travel Insurance. (Check the conditions here)
*Accommodations and special rates for groups.
*Price per person. Minimum 2 persons.
- Tourist tax to pay directly to the hotel.
- The transports are not included.
- Visits in Catalan, Spanish and English
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- The experience is not accessible
- Biosphere Certification – Sustainibility Lifestyle
Term and conditions
- Once you have purchased the package please send email to Tu i Lleida, SL to confirm the dates of the reservation and check the availability.
- All booking is on request subject to availability.
- The purchase of the package is valid for 6 months from the time of your purchase.
- 50% of the total amount if you cancel your booking with less than 48 hours,
- 100% of the amount if you cancel with less than 24 hours.
- We offer you the opportunity to take out a cancellation insurance policy. (Check out the general and particular terms and conditions here)
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