Arbeca

Province: Lleida
Shire: Les Garrigues
Inhabitants: 2469
Extension: 58,3 Km2
Altitude: 332 m

Arbeca Township is located in the northern region of Les Garrigues, the límit of a county of Urgell. On the Western borders Borges Blanques and Puiggròs and on the south by the Forest and Omellons.

Arbeca only has the urban core itself. Although the remains of three abandoned old kernels; Salena Borgetes them, Castellots and Bellfort. The town has been sitting on the foot of a hill on top of which there are remains of the castle of the Dukes of Cardona.

They have documented data Arbeca Township since about 1160 when Ramon Cardona Folc has donated everything he owned the tithe of Arbeca. But over the period splendor of this town was in the XV and XVI as the castle, manor owned Cardona, became at that time one of the most powerful houses in Catalonia.

However, in the environment of the town there is a fortress known as Vilars Iberian. It was declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest and is physical proof that justifies us human presence in this area in earlier times, exactly, in 750 BC

In one part of the mountain where he settled Arbeca find the Parish Church of St. James the Greater, it was built where once there was the church of Santa Lucia, which was destroyed during the War of the Reapers.

The streets of Old Arbeca show us your charm through its arches and stones. Also, touching the portal of the old town San Juan City Council found that modernist is worth admiring.

Within the town of Arbeca we can not forget to visit the mill Argilés.

Near the town find the Chapel of San Miquel de les Borgetes (about 4 km), which is the only thing left standing of the center town, the hermitage of Santa Caterina and the Fountain of Juliana, a natural water supplier.

Well, made ??this introduction Arbeca already know where this town that is used in the expression "that vinguis d'Arbeca Sembla" (seems to come from Arbeca), expression popularized by the Duke of Cardona because, often, when Barcelona attending know the issues they had to deal with because its rating clueless.

What to do

Oli Raig d'Arbeca

Arbeca

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Vinya els Vilars

Arbeca

A small wine farm, with a production that does not exceed 20,000…

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Turisme Les Garrigues

(a 5.3 Km)

The landscape of Les Garrigues is one of the most appreciated values…

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La Manreana

Juneda (a 12.9 Km)

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Celler L'Olivera Vallbona de les Monges

Vallbona de les Monges (a 13.5 Km)

La Olivera Winery, which for 40 years has been working to break…

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Camp de Cervià de les Garrigues

Cervià de les Garrigues (a 14.3 Km)

From the Campo de Cervià Cooperative we encourage you to visit our…

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Hotel Iberik Rocallaura Balneari

Vallbona de les Monges (a 18 Km)

The Iberik Rocallaura Balneari Hotel is a tourist complex made up of…

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Castell de Ciutadilla

Ciutadilla (a 18 Km)

Interesting monument of a strange and arrogant architectural beauty and home to…

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Where to eat

Càmping & Bungalow Park Serra de Prades

Vilanova de Prades (a 21.7 Km)

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El Dien Restaurant

Vallfogona de Balaguer (a 25.1 Km)

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Where to sleep

Era de Cal Falillo

Vilanova de Bellpuig (a 8.7 Km)

The Age of Cal Falillo dates from 1776, and is now fully…

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Hotel Iberik Rocallaura Balneari

Vallbona de les Monges (a 18 Km)

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Càmping & Bungalow Park Serra de Prades

Vilanova de Prades (a 21.7 Km)

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La Torre del Codina

Tàrrega (a 23.2 Km)

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Hotels Ibis Lleida

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Càmping Prades Park

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Hotel Real Lleida

Lleida (a 26.2 Km)

3 star hotel in the commercial and administrative center of the city,…

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Apartaments Real Lleida

Lleida (a 26.3 Km)

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Events

Cultural Spring in Arbeca

22/05/2022 - 29/05/2022 ...

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Sample of crafts and crafts of Fondarella

29/05/2022

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Deals

Visit to the giants of Solsona

Solsona Experience, descobreix el Solsonès (Solsona)

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12.00 € 9.60 €

Retreat "Reconnect with your own nature"

Ànima de Natura (Viladrau)

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250.00 € 230.00 €

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