Coll de Nargó
Shire: Alt Urgell
Altitude: 573 m
Nargó Coll is a municipality in the county of Alt Urgell, in the province of Lleida, located in the west of the region culd. By its end pass the rivers Segre, Perles and Sallent and is very near the swamp Oliana. The population make up different entities: Coll de Nargó, Gavarra, I Masies of Nargó, Montanissell, Sallent and Valldarques.
Historically, the town of Coll de Nargó, belonged to the county of Urgell, although at the end of the thirteenth century the bishopric of Urgell resigned to it and it became part of the properties of Castellbó vizcondados.
In this town we visit different religious buildings, among which we highlight three. The first, in the town of Coll de Nargó, the church of Sant Climent de Coll de Nargó dated X-XI century. It is characterized as a Romanesque church, with Lombard influence of a single nave and covered with a barrel vault and two waters. Emphasize its bell tower, Islamic influence in one hand with horseshoe arches and pyramidal shape, and the other the influence of Romanesque arches and windows. The second is the Romanesque church of Sant Joan situated Montanissell term. It is also a building with a single nave and apse semicircular and has a certain influence Lombard. As regards the third building, only the bell tower and preserved whole ship. Son of a Romanesque church dedicated to Sant Sadurní Gavarra area. This church also retains three baroque images with original color.
We also noticed other interesting aspects of the municipality, as the Museu dels Raiers and Museu dels Dinosaures (dinosaur museum) Coll de Nargó and Omini Caves in Montanissell, we find stalactites and stalagmites.
As festivities Nargó Coll municipality must emphasize the raiers party held during the month of August and takes place on the river Segre. We must also take into account the population festival coincides with the festival of Sant Jaume.