Alpicat

Province: Lleida | Shire: Segrià | Inhabitants: 6.116 | Extension: 15,3 Km2 | Altitude: 264 m

Alpicat is a municipality Segrià, formerly also known by the name of Alpicat Vilanova, but already many years ago by Alpicat finished changing. Alpicat is situated on a hill overlooking a vast plain.

Historically, Alpicat has survived various episodes that have marked a before and after in its evolution. Among these, we highlight the great epidemics of diseases such as plague, typhoid and cholera. Nor can we forget the presence of the robbers, specifically the CALVIS bandit, who sacked the town, nor the War of the Reapers or the French, which meant a nukes, the first, and a setback, the second.

The most distinctive building Alpicat population is the church of Sant Bartomeu, built in the eighteenth century, on the foundations of an old gothic church. His style is transitional, Baroque elements outside and inside, neoclassical. The bell tower, which was rebuilt, has a roof of blue glazed pottery.

Notably Cal Negre, as population manor. It was built in the first half of the eighteenth century and is located in the old town. It has four floors, one of the winery, the other by the stables and two more levels. It crushed stone and is the only one still in such good condition the population, as it is a country house of a wealthy family.

The festival is celebrated by Sant Bartomeu, the weekend closest to August 24, and combined actions of different types: folk, cultural, musical, fireworks, sports, etc.. The small party held by Sant Alpicat Isidre, the weekend closest to May 15, and also serves as a tribute to sponsors over 80 years, and therefore, the festival is also known by this name.

What to do

El Tren dels Llacs

(a 7.8 Km)

It is a historical train with vintage locomotives and cars, specifically from…

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Museu de Lleida: diocesà i comarcal

Lleida (a 7.9 Km)

The Museum of Lleida meets centennial collections of different eras, from the…

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Viles Florides

(a 12.1 Km)

Villas Floridas promotes the flower and the plant as Catalonia's natural heritage…

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Sala d'arts escèniques La Mercantil

Balaguer (a 25.5 Km)

The Mercantile Room is an independent and private performing arts space that…

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Centre d'interpretació de la pedra seca

Torrebesses (a 26.7 Km)

The Interpretation Center of Pedra Seca (CIPS) is located in Torrebesses, a…

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Cooperativa la Fraternal de l'Albagés

L'Albagés (a 28.6 Km)

Agricultural cooperative located in the center of the region of Les Garrigues,…

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Where to eat

El Dien Restaurant

Vallfogona de Balaguer (a 23.3 Km)

For The Dien, the combination of flavors is an art that has…

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Where to sleep

Hotels Ibis Lleida

Lleida (a 9.2 Km)

Our Ibis hotel in Lleida is integrated into the commercial area of…

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El Palauet de la Muralla

Balaguer (a 24.9 Km)

More than an accommodation, the Palauet is an authentic medieval and romantic…

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Monestir de les Avellanes

Os de Balaguer (a 28.7 Km)

XII century Abbey Antigua adapted to the needs of the twenty-first century.…

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Events

Gaudinian Animals and where to find them in La Pedrera!

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Saturday of square in Santpedor

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