Solsona Experience, descobreix el Solsonès Solsona
Experiential guided tours of the Solsonès region for all audiences, groups and individuals. Why only visit a site when you have the opportunity to experience it?
The best option to discover Solsona from the hand of a local guide
Live history with a guided tour of the old town: streets and squares Mayor, San Juan, San Isidro, with fountains and stately homes.
The visit includes the cathedral with the cloister. You will discover the stories and legends that surround the cathedral and the Virgen del Claustro, patron saint of Solsona. You will also meet the most important noble families that have left their mark on the city. Finally, during the visit to the Quarto los Gigantes all the folklore heritage of the Fiesta Mayor de Solsona is presented.
This visit can be complemented with a guided visit to the Ice Well.
Refresh and delve into history
The Ice Well is a circular structure covered with a dome that was used to store the ice obtained from the Black River or the Bòfia hole. It was used from the 17th to the 19th century. During the colder months, ice was stored and kept indoors, and was marketed from spring to Easter.
Find out how ice production, storage and marketing worked more than 200 years ago! Ideal for families and children.
Stroll through the history of the Iberians, the Romanesque and Modernism
Take a journey through history with a guided tour of the Sant Esteve de Olius monumental complex. This visit will transport you from the time of the Iberians to the beginning of the 19th century. You will be able to see an Iberian silos field and how it worked, and also enjoy the Romanesque church of Sant Esteve de Olius and its pre-Romanesque crypt.
Finally, the entrance and visit to the Modernist Cemetery of Olius designed by Bernardí Martorell is included.
Discover the giants of Fiesta Mayor
Do you want to know where the giants of the Fiesta Mayor de Solsona live? Come and discover the space where they are kept together with the rest of expletives. In this activity we will introduce you to the elements of the Festa Major and Corpus: the 4 giants, the dwarves, the bears, the eagle and alligons, the dragon, the mule and the ox.
Do you dare to meet them up close? Ideal for families and children.
Gastronomy, commerce, crafts and history
In this experience you will discover the monumental old town of Solsona and some of its best preserved secrets: the oldest and most peculiar shops, paying special attention to crafts and local agri-food products. You will visit the bakery of a centuries-old bakery and charming shops, such as the Solsona winery. The visit ends with a tasting of a selection of products made in the territory that includes different varieties of cheeses, sausages and jams. You can also try complementary products such as high mountain salt, oil or wood-fired bread.
Maximum group of 10 people. For larger groups, two or more consecutive services must be contracted with a minimum offset of 30 minutes.
Experience subject to availability of participating businesses. Solsona Experience reserves the right to modify the schedule and / or route of the experience to suit merchants. In this case, the possibility of arranging another date of completion will be offered.
Busa, the impregnable fortress
A route through a unique spot discovering vestiges of the French War
The cliffs of hundreds of meters made the conglomerate of the Busa plateau an impregnable fortress for the French in 1811. A 5-hour hiking route will make you discover the most spectacular places of one of the jewels of Solsonès. Meanwhile, the guides will transport you to the beginning of the 19th century, when Busa was the second most important place in Spain. Centennial walls, dreamy viewpoints, a natural prison, wild cliffs and a snack of typical products from Solsonès are some of the secrets that you can enjoy on the 'Busa, the impregnable fortress' route.
Enjoy a double experience. You will have at your disposal the mountain guide Silvia Rovira, specialist in trekking routes through Busa. In addition, a Solsona Experience guide will accompany you to discover the living history hidden in the corners of Busa, and the odd surprise.