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Cultural tourism in Lleida
There are many wonderful places to see and things to do in Lleida, but Lleida is also a land full of history and cross cultures, so there is also a lot of culture to see in Lleida.
From its imposing Pyrenees to the prelitoral mountain range of the south, Lleida is planted with an impressive monumental heritage in which the Romanesque churches of Vall del Boí, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, stand out.
Places to see in Lleida city
Lleida is a charming city, from the days of the Iberians to our days, all historical periods have left their mark in this city, with special mention to its Romanesque monuments and modernist buildings.
Places to see in Lleida (province)
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Things to do in LLeida: Cultural Events
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Gastronomy of Lleida
|Starters||(Made with potatoes and vegetables), white beans to the Lleida, beans with snails, rice with fish and saffron, rice with rabbit, rice of Thursday lardero and rice with cod.|
|Meats||Hands of pig with turnip, head and legs of lamb with Girella, baby lamb to the urgellenca style, pot Aranese, Cerdanya, and blat pelat a la cassola|
|Fish||Cod Targarino and the trout of Segre.|
|Desserts||Crêpes, fruit salads, Catalan cream, xarrupet, roasted apples stuffed with nuts and pomegranates, a dessert prepared with almonds.|
|Wines and Drinks||Wines with the Denomination of Origin Costers del Segre.|
|Other products||Handicraft typical of Lleida as well as olive oil.|
Things to do in Lleida and surroundings
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History of Lleida
|206 b.C.||The Romans defeated the Iberians in Iltirta (the name of Lleida in the days of the Iberians) who were allies of the Carthaginians against the Romans.|
|195 b.C.||New and important insurrection of the ilergetas, lacetanas and ausetanas tribes that was suppressed by the consul Marco Porcio Cato. The defeat was the death of the illustrious caudillos Indíbil and Mandonio. Iltirta would become Ilerda.|
|49 b.C.||Julius Caesar fought a battle of the Roman Civil War against Pompey the Great in front of its walls.|
|375 a.C.||The Visigoths take the city of Ilerda.|
|716||Muslim occupation of Lérida by the troops of the emir Al-Aahm.|
|801||The rey franco Ludovico Pío sacked the city.|
|1102||Sulayman, the last king of Lerida, was overthrown by the Almoravids.|
|1149||The city surrendered to the Christian troops of Ramón Berenguer IV the Saint and of Ermengol VI of Urgel.|
|1150||Population Charter was granted to the city.|
|1264||King James I “the Conqueror” grants to the city the Privilege of Concession of the Paeria, that in future would be the form of the municipal government.|
|1297||Jaime II founded the famous General Stud (Studium Generale), thanks to a papal bull of Bonifacio VIII, the oldest university of the old Crown of Aragon.|
|1464||After six months of siege and continuous attacks on the city, Juan II of Aragon obtained its capitulation during the peasantry revolt, initiated in February of 1462 (well-known like “the revolución of the payeses of remensa”).|
|1644||Felipe IV put siege to the city, which would end up submitting in spite of the opposition of the Count of the Motte.|
|1707||The city endured a deadly and destructive siege as it had not known throughout its history. Finally, after three devastating months, the city surrendered itself to the troops of Felipe V.|
|1937||The city suffered a serious bombing by the aviation of the rebellious Bando.|
Additional information about Lleida
|Population||138.416 hab. (2011).|
|Extension||211,7 km². It limits to the Northwest: Almacellas, Alpicat, Gimenells and Pla de la Font and Tamarite de Litera, to the North: Torrefarrera and Torre-serona, to the Northeast: Alcoletge and Corbins, to the West: Alcarrás to the East: Alamús and Bell Lloch, to the Southwest Alfés , Montoliu and Sudanell, to the South: Albatarrech and Aspa and to the Southeast: Artesa de Lerida and Torregrosa.|
|Economy||The economy of the city is based mostly in the services sector, followed by industry, construction and agriculture.|
|Climate||Lerida has an arid Mediterranean climate with continental tendency, which is the Ebro Valley itself. Winters are humid and very cold and hot summers.|
Travel to Lleida and through Lleida
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Rent a car in Lleida
In addition, Lleida is advisable to cross it from north to south and from east to west. Its fantastic landscapes and picturesque inland villages make traveling around Lleida a pleasure.
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The cheapest gas stations of Lleida
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