12 Dec A very special Christmas in Lleida
Lleida city is a welcoming, dynamic city with an extensive historical heritage to discover: Seu Vella and Castillo del Rey, Templar Castle of Gardeny, Lleida Museum, La Panera, Morera Museum, Paeria … And a beautiful pedestrian street and commercial, which is one of the longest in Europe, where you can walk and find charming spots, Christmas markets (Santa Llúcia, Craft Market and Christmas) and the special edition of the Market of “l ‘Hort a Taula’, where the producer offers its products directly from the land in Plaça Sant Joan.
Lleida offers different family activities for all tastes: the ice skating rink, the childhood park and the Cucalocum Youth, the theatrical performances of the traditional “Pastorets” and many more options that can be consulted in the Christmas program of the Paeria: http://www.paeria.cat/nadal/ or weekly in the Agenda section of our website: http://www.turismedelleida.cat/informacio_practica_es/agenda_es
Take advantage of these days to discover the Christmas traditions such as nougat with different tastes, “Galette Soup” or the cannelloni, the “Tortell de Reis” or Roscón de Reyes. And the tradition says that when the little figurine of the bean leaves, hidden inside the roscón, it will have to pay for the cake and when the little figure of the king comes out he will have to be crowned king. All well watered with wines and sparkling wines from the DO Costers del Segre area.
Turisme de Lleida also organizes a photography contest on Instagram with Christmas motifs in the city.