Montferrer i Castellbò

Province: Lleida
Shire: Alt Urgell
Inhabitants: 1086
Extension: 176,7 Km2
Altitude: 732 m

Montferrer and Castellbo is a municipality in the northeast of the Alt Urgell playing culd neighboring county. It is the largest municipality in the whole region and includes almost thirty entities, among which we highlight Montferrer, Castellbo, Sant Joan de l'Erm, Solans or Balcó the Pyrenees. Since the term is so great pass several rivers, streams and even irrigation within the municipality. All entities are spread over three valleys: the main and wider the historic center of Castellbo vizcondado, the other two are smaller and they have subsidiaries between them.

This is a municipality within the Alt Urgell, training is relatively recent, which was created in 1970 from a first marriage and the various entities that have been including other in later years. The municipality of Montferrer and Castellbo is integrated in the Natural Park of the High Pyrenees.

Historically Castellbo vizcondado is related to which it was named, but even in the eleventh century-Castell named lleó Valley.

Within the municipality of Montferrer and Castellbo found some characteristic elements. Castellbo find the remains of the walls of the old castle and the parish church dedicated to Santa Maria, Gothic. There is also an old and small bridge located within the term of Sant Joan de l'Erm, where it is said that the Holy Grail was located for a time. A fire destroyed it and so today we can only see the remains. Within this period we find a ski slope of about 50 kilometers in total. In Sant Andreu de Castellbo found a Romanesque church and Albet find another dedicated to Sant Martí.

There are other remains within the term of Montferrer and Castellbo as are those of the ancient priory of Santa Maria in Costoja or the monastery of Santa Cecilia of Elins.

The main festivities Castellbo Montferrer and celebrated in the month of August.

Where to sleep

Càmping Gran Sol

Montferrer i Castellbò

Camping ideally located for nature lovers, adventure sports, visits the Romanesque, the…

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Hotel el Castell de Ciutat

La Seu d'Urgell (a 2.2 Km)

The Castle of Ciudad, located at the foot of an 11th century…

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El Racó de Cal Maró / Molí del Pau

Montferrer i Castellbò (a 7 Km)

An old barn of 1840 and a mill restored as Independent village…

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Cal Roig

Arsèguel (a 13.2 Km)

The house of Cal Roig is a sunny house with agricultural activity…

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Els Falcons

La Vansa i Fórnols (a 12.8 Km)

The house of Cornellana is an ideal mountain chalet for stays in…

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Refugi de l'Arp

La Vansa i Fórnols (a 16.3 Km)

The Refuge has 24 beds spread over 5 rooms equipped with bunk…

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Cal Mateuet

Lles de Cerdanya (a 21.6 Km)

The rural house Cal Mateuet, is located in the Cerdanya, in Travesseres,…

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Hostal Cal Francisco

Gósol (a 22.7 Km)

The hostel is in a crossroad that leads to different routes, some…

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Where to eat

Hotel el Castell de Ciutat

La Seu d'Urgell (a 2.2 Km)

The Castle of Ciudad, located at the foot of an 11th century…

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Restaurant - Croqueteria Pktus

La Seu d'Urgell (a 3.1 Km)

The Pktus is a young restaurant with an innovative proposal based on…

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Espai de Tast Mas d'Eroles

Ribera d'Urgellet (a 2.9 Km)

Come to Mas d'Eroles and you can visit the cheese factory, where…

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Bar Restaurant El Jardí

Sant Llorenç de Morunys (a 26.5 Km)

An establishment with tradition. Old casino and ballroom, its spaciousness makes it…

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El Celler dels Joglars

Sort (a 26.3 Km)

Cozy and charming restaurant where you will enjoy the excellent dishes exquisitely…

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Roch Hotel - Restaurant

Sort (a 29.4 Km)

Rural small family-hotel, where the owners very welcoming (Xavi and Isabella), following…

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What to do

Museu de les Trementinaires

Josa i Tuixent (a 16.9 Km)

The Museum of the Trementinaires of Tuixent opened its doors in 1998,…

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Estació d'esquí nòrdic d'Aransa

Lles de Cerdanya (a 19.2 Km)

Cross-country trails in excellent condition, rent skis and snowshoes, ski lessons... We…

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Espai Natura Muntanya d’Alinyà

Fígols i Alinyà (a 20.4 Km)

Refuge flagship species like chamois and the capercaillie, the only region of…

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Parc dels Búnquers de Martinet i Montellà

Montellà i Martinet (a 21.2 Km)

The memory space and Interpretation Center of the Park of the Bunkers…

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Turisme del Berguedà

Avià (a 22.5 Km)

From the cultivation areas of the Baix Berguedà, the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park…

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Barcelona és molt més

Abrera (a 22.5 Km)

Discovers that Barcelona is much more! Near Barcelona have a world of…

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Rafting Llavorsí

Llavorsí (a 24.7 Km)

Rafting, canyoning, horse riding, sledging, river canoes, bus-bob, hiking, snowshoeing, skiing and…

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Espai museístic del Ferro Casa Sintet

Alins (Vall Ferrera) (a 24.7 Km)

The museum offers a guided tour, made by the same family of…

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