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Carretera de mina s/n Cardona

Cardona has a rich cultural and natural heritage of great beauty. From Cardona Tourism offers visitors a wide range of tours tailored to different audiences. Currently you can visit its three main resources: The Salt Mountain, the Castle and the Medieval Center.

Salt Mountain

Its 120 meters are just the tip of a huge diapir about two kilometers deep. Inside we can see up close the different shapes and textures of a mineral amazing plasticity, as well as the ways that water has drawn for millennia with its noiseless step.

Salt Mountain offers visitors 2 different tour proposals:

  • The usual visit: a guided deep by 86m inside their galleries tour, open since 1997, where they appear in all its splendor and showmanship different folds and seams of the deposit and the diversity of minerals. A unique place in the world!
  • L dramatized visit to Project Alchemy: The Secret of Liber Sales: a recommended visit for a family audience. The Bartholomew, scientific explorers descendants of William Bartholomew, XV Century medieval alchemist brothers offer us join them in the final phase of Project Alchemy: the discovery of a new mineral, a rock that will change the history of mankind.


The imposing castle of Cardona was begun in 2500 years ago and during the Middle Ages was the residence of the lords of Cardona. Centuries of history are hidden within this impregnable fortress in which there is also the exceptional collegiate church of San Vicente, jewel of Catalan Romanesque Lombard.

The guide and the interpretation of the historical venue of Castillo de Cardona can be performed through 4 different proposals of visits:

  • Visit dramatized the true story of the Tower of Minyona recommended for a family audience.
  • Interpretative tour Cardona Castle.

Historical Center

The historic center of Cardona is a cultural asset of national interest, in the category of historical sites, since 1992. Its origins are placed in the first half of the eleventh century, when a small village or suburb was formed market environment that He held at the foot of the castle hill.

The guided tour of the historic center begins in the Medieval Cardona Centre, established in 2005 as an interpretive resource to explain the birth and growth of the city of Cardona, in the framework of the municipal will to protect and promote the historic center.

Ticket for all tours can be done online, through their website.

In addition, Cardona offers other activities to enjoy the natural environment, gastronomy and salt as well as a wide range of accommodation, restaurants and shops that will make your experience unique.

For more information check the website.


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