Altitude: 373 m
Tarrega The origin dates back to the eleventh century when the Count of Barcelona, ??Ramon Berenguer I, conquers the castle. Since then the city becomes a strategic crossroads that will remain until today. Until the sixteenth century the city experienced a period of prosperity thanks to the Jewish community, but this ended with the arrival of pests, feudal violence and banditry that was a major expenditure for the construction of the wall. From the sixteenth to the nineteenth century a series of crises followed enhanced by large families and fear of people and will not be until well into the nineteenth century were initiated to convert various public works in a city Tarrega complete with rail, light, water, telephone and roads.
Today, the main economic activities of the cities is the service sector: trade distribution, offer administrative, educational and culturla, emphasizing this last point Fair Street Theatre (Fira de Teatre al Carrer) held every September. Although characterized by the confluence of roads that has been become an important commercial network. On the other hand, the agricultural sector opens new building expectations Segarra-Garrigues Canal.
Tarrega is located in Lleida flat, and is the capital of the region of Urgell. It is located between the highlands of Segarra and Urgell and Ondara riverbanks. It also includes the towns of Altet, Claravalls, the Figuerosa, the Talladell, Riudovelles and Santa Maria de Montmagastrell.
In the city you can visit the old town square where we found the Carme, full of cafes, bars and summer terraces, and different streets which houses several stately homes, the main square that houses the Town Hall and the Plaza de Sant Antoni where we find the church with the same name. We can also take a leisurely stroll through the park of Sant Eloi to visit the hermitage of Sant Eloi and admire the views it offers of the city.