Considering a weekend getaway? Then head to Lleida. Packed with charming beauty spots, historic buildings and fine dining, you'll wish this trip will never end... or be left planning another trip to the city!
Start your visit at Seu Vella, the ancient cathedral located on top of a hill. You'll be surprised by its cloister and high tower. Then head up the viewpoint from the former Castle of the King: the views over the city and its surroundings are unrivalled. Selfie mode, on! Don't forget to take a stroll down Calle Mayor, one of the longest shopping streets in Spain, and discover Parc dels Camps Elisis and the banks of the River Segre.
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At Gardeny Castle, check out the interpretation centre of the Knights Templar. In 1924, Jacques de Molay himself, the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, stayed here.
The Palace of La Paería, is the most representative example of Romanesque civil architecture in Lleida, owing its name to the Latin "patiari", meaning man of peace.
Anybody for snails? Snails "a la llauna" (grilled snails are the city's star dish, accompanied by aioli sauce, romesco sauce and spicy sauce. You'll be left licking your fingers.
The Virgin of El Blau, at the New Cathedral or Seu Nova, takes its name (blau in Catalan means purple) from the haematoma on her forehead. Legend has it that this was caused when the sculptor struck the sculpture with a hammer, having see that, having returned from on one of his travels, one of his students had completed the sculpture, surpassing him in technique and skill.
Lleida Pirineus station in the city centre is open from 5:15 a.m. to 11:15 p.m. and offers a range of services:
Furthermore, Avlo trains connect each and every day to Madrid (1), Barcelona (1), Zaragoza (1) and Camp de Tarragona, Guadalajara (1) and Calatayud (1).