Montornès de Segarra

Province: Lleida | Shire: La Segarra | Inhabitants: 104 | Extension: 12,3 Km2 | Altitude: 605 m

Montornès de Segarra has been a municipality in the Segarra region since 1989, and is located on the border with Urgell, to which it belonged since the incorporation of the territorial division in 1936.

The main population centers of this municipality are the town of Montornès de Segarra, head of the municipality, and that of Masía de Bondia. de Montornès, which drains to the left from the term of Montoliu de Segarra. It is dominated by the remains of the castle (some of its walls date from the 12th and 13th centuries) and the parish church, attached to the old castle, is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, probably built taking advantage of some of the castle's rooms, with added elements of Renaissance style. It preserves some typical and pleasant corners, with old houses with voussoir portals. Montornès castle was built at the time of the conquest of the area on Iberian and Roman settlement strata on a site that strategically dominated the surrounding lands. The original church of the castle, which has completely disappeared, must have been located next to the old cemetery. Agriculture and livestock are the only economic activities in the municipality: cereals, oil, wine and almonds in the dry land (irrigation is limited to 2 ha, irrigated with water from wells), sheep and farm animals. The forest area (holm oaks and oaks) occupies 300 ha.

What to do

Castell de Ciutadilla

Ciutadilla (a 8.9 Km)

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Mas de Colom, Casa Borges

Tàrrega (a 11.8 Km)

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Espai museístic del Cinema - Col·lecció Josep Maria Queraltó

Vallbona de les Monges (a 14.7 Km)

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Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Vallbona

Vallbona de les Monges (a 14.7 Km)

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Where to sleep

La Torre del Codina

Tàrrega (a 5 Km)

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Hotel Balneari de Vallfogona de Riucorb

Vallfogona de Riucorb (a 4.8 Km)

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Molí Blanc Hotel Igualada

Jorba (a 28.7 Km)

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Arcs Llacuna - l'Espigol

La Llacuna (a 29 Km)

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Events

Theatrical Visits 'University Time' in Cervera

22/06/2024 ...

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Paupaterres, The Poniente Summer Festival in Tàrrega

17/07/2024 - 20/07/2024

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Experiences

Bird observatory and amphibian raft in La Torre del Codina

La Torre del Codina (Tàrrega) (a 5 Km)

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Visit the Sant Eloi Park

Tàrrega (a 9.1 Km)

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Weather forecast

18-06-2024
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Max 30º
Min 15º
19-06-2024
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Evening Weather forecast Evening
Max 30º
Min 16º
Source: Dades Obertes de la Generalitat de Catalunya

News

The Cistercian Route: three great royal monasteries with a single…

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