Lladurs is the perfect destination to enjoy of some peace and quiet, and of the great views the landscape of this place can offer.
It belongs to the 'comarca' or smaller political subdivision of Solsonés, which is neighbours with the northern part of the Pyrenean foothills which, as you can imagine, includes some of the most impressive views in this mountainous area.
It is precisely the heights of this place, between 700 and 1,000 meters above sea level, which provide the almost 200 inhabitants of Lladurs with these views.
Its surface, of around 130 Km2, is home to many green areas, meadows and pastures that give configure this territory in between the mountains.
Lladurs is not of the busiest areas in terms of its influx of tourists, although the different natural areas and the many activities you can do in its vicinities, have created a constant flow of visitors during the whole year.
Rural tourism is one of the key elements of this town, opening their doors for visitors enjoy of the traditional character of this place, full of nature and their great surroundings.
In order to understand the abundant historical heritage hiding in this territory, you have to go back to the neolithic times, with traces from the first settlers from that time has been found. Thanks to its structure, this place has served for many years as the shelter and hiding spot during war conflicts, such as a refuge for the Christian community during the time of the Muslim invasion.
Another highlight about its architecture is the medieval historical center of this small town, delimited by the traditional 'masias' and which lacks an epicenter per se.
Truly getting to know Lladurs means becoming part of the different tourist places of interest of this region, both in its nature as well as in its more urban spots.
If you ar coming to this area, you cannot forget to check out some of its most relevant heritage, such as the Castillo de Lladurs, a landmark of this region. This defensive building dating from the 11th century has been partially preserved, and is located in one of the highest spots of this town, which means that you will be able to enjoy of some spectacular views from there.
Belonging to the same period, the church of Santa María was built a century later than the church of Santa Maria de Timoneda another church located in this small town which has undergone several reconstructions, the last of them in 1993.
A few centuries later, the church of Sant Miquel de Montpol was added.
Also, within is vicinities you will encounter several places of natural interest, such as Riber Salada, located at the foothills of the Odèn mountains, where you will also find the fountain of San Quintín.
The second place we recommend visiting are the mountains of Sierra de Busa-los-Bastets-Lord, which stretches out from the Pyrenean foothills to the plain.
Because of this, and much more, that this is an ideal place for any kind of tourism.
If you have almost finished packing but have any doubts about the weather, let us give you some tips about the climate of this area so that you finish picking the right clothes for your trip.
The climate of this place is usually accompanied by mild temperatures, where it is rainy during some months, and very dry during some others.
January is the driest month, during which the lowest temperatures of the entire year are reached. On the contrary, you mustn't forget to bring an umbrella during May, since it is the month when it rains the most in this area.
And if you are coming during summer, be aware that July is the hottest month of the year.
One does not truly know a place if you don't try the local gastronomy, and that is exactly what we recommend you to once you arrive to Lladurs, and try the traditional recipes.
To begin with, we must tell you that this is a region famous for delicious local meat products such as the black and white varieties of 'butifarra', 'morcilla' and the so famous 'fuet'.
Cheese is another very popular local product, as well as cottage cheese, usually elaborated with goat's milk, here of excellent quality thank to the vast green pastures.
This 'comarca' is also a very fertile terrain for mushrooms of all kinds, that here have been traditionally cooked and preserved. And, to wrap it up, this is also a place with a long wine-making tradition, and for this reason we recommend you try the local beverages.
If you have already packed your suitcase, the only thing left to do before you leave is plan your journey. This is destination that can be reached with any kind of transport, thanks to the roads in perfect conditions that cut across this region, as well as the good access to this destination, with any kind of public or private transport.
There are also a few airports not far away from Lladurs, as well as train and bus stations, which you can take anywhere from Spain, and leave you in this incredible natural paradise.