L'Alt Urgell:

Following the Segre river in the shadow of the Cadí.

 
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The route:

This route starts in the historic heart of Seu d'Urgell and follows the Segre upriver to Cava and Arsèguel, two hamlets which are ideal for exploring the Cadí Moixeró Natural Park.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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 Seu d'Urgell Market  Every Tuesday and Saturday the historic centre of la Seu d'Urgell is home to a market with some 70 stalls selling fresh local produce.

Seu d'Urgell Market

Every Tuesday and Saturday the historic centre of la Seu d'Urgell is home to a market with some 70 stalls selling fresh local produce.

 Cathedral of Santa Maria d'Urgell  The 13th century Romanesque cathedral of Santa Maria is the only cathedral in Catalonia built in this architectural style. The Diocesan Museum in the cathedral complex has one of the most famous copies of the Urgell Beatus.

Cathedral of Santa Maria d'Urgell

The 13th century Romanesque cathedral of Santa Maria is the only cathedral in Catalonia built in this architectural style. The Diocesan Museum in the cathedral complex has one of the most famous copies of the Urgell Beatus.

 The Segre Olympic Park  The Segre Olympic Park hosted the canoe slalom event in the Barcelona Olympic games in 1992. In addition to offering top level events, the centre now also offers a range of different sports.

The Segre Olympic Park

The Segre Olympic Park hosted the canoe slalom event in the Barcelona Olympic games in 1992. In addition to offering top level events, the centre now also offers a range of different sports.

 
 Ermengol museum in la Seu d'Urgell  In the Ermengol museum one can visit the exhibition on the history of cheese, one of the leading products of the Alt Urgell.

Ermengol museum in la Seu d'Urgell

In the Ermengol museum one can visit the exhibition on the history of cheese, one of the leading products of the Alt Urgell.

 Cava  The views here of the north face of the Cadí are impressive. From Cava or the neighbouring village of Ansovell one can make one's way to the Chapel of Boscalt, where in addition to viewing the hermitage, one can admire an ancient boxwood tree.

Cava

The views here of the north face of the Cadí are impressive. From Cava or the neighbouring village of Ansovell one can make one's way to the Chapel of Boscalt, where in addition to viewing the hermitage, one can admire an ancient boxwood tree.


 Arsèguel  Arsèguel is the accordeon capital of the Pyrenees, having hosted the annual meeting of Pyreneean accordeon players for over 40 years and being home to the accordeon museum and the Pyreneean School of Folk Music. There is also a wool factory in Arsèguel which is open to visitors.

Arsèguel

Arsèguel is the accordeon capital of the Pyrenees, having hosted the annual meeting of Pyreneean accordeon players for over 40 years and being home to the accordeon museum and the Pyreneean School of Folk Music. There is also a wool factory in Arsèguel which is open to visitors.


 

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