Josa i Tuixent
Shire: Alt Urgell
Altitude: 1206 m
And Tuixent Josa is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Urgell, in the province of Lleida, which spans the southernmost slopes of the Sierra del Cadi. What are Tuixent, as head municipal Cadi Josa as decentralized entity, and Nordic ski Tuixent - the Vansa. By its end pass Josa rivers and Mola attached form Lavansa River.
The township has three Tuixent Josa and religious monuments of the area characteristic that makes tourism. To begin, find the church of Sant Esteve de Tuixent. Is Romanesque but inside was found painted image of a virgin in Byzantine style. It has a rectangular bell tower is later. There is also the church of Santa Maria de Josa, also dedicated to Saint Barnabas, like the previous Romanesque style also. In closing, and on the way from one core to another, towards Josa, is the chapel of Sant Jaume, also in Romanesque style, dating from the thirteenth century and a wooden roof.
Within the municipality also highlights a feature and very important in this area: the Museu de les Trementinaires of Tuixent. This museum shows what was the task of nineteenth century women who were dedicated to find the remedy effective herbs that were used at that time as medicinal remedies.
As regards the winter season, it is noteworthy Alpine ski season by the municipality, that of Tuixent - Lavansa. Is located to the north side of Port del Comte mountain ranges from Arp and until Llong Prat. This station has over 30 kilometers of circuits of different levels of difficulty and different routes for snowshoeing.
Although it is a small town, each of its entities celebrates its most particularly so, can attend the festival of Josa Cadi in September and October of Tuixent.
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