The fairs and local festivals that are held throughout the year in the Catalan Pyrenees are an opportunity to celebrate its culture and most important traditions and to taste regional artisan products.
In La Seu d’Urgell's historic centre you can visit the weekly market (every Tuesday and Saturday) located between Calle Mayor and Calle Canonges. Here you can buy fresh produce such as cheese and vegetables. You can also find clothes, shoes and second hand products on sale.
One of the oldest and most important local festivals in Catalonia is Saint Ermengol's Day, which has been celebrated each year in the La Seu d’Urgell for nearly a thousand years. Spain and the Iberian Peninsula. As well as the livestock and typical artisan produce on display, the festival also includes the Pyrenean artisan cheese fair: a place to promote and sell over 100 types of cheese made in the Catalan, Aragonese, Navarran, Basque and French Pyrenees.
La Seu d'Urgell's annual festival is the most important social event in La Seu d’Urgell. It is held on the last weekend of August and comprises over 80 activities including: plays and street theatre, concerts by local bands, the traditional Cerdà dance, sports and children's activities, a wide range of exhibitions, the traditional “Correfoc” (fire running) and street gastronomy.
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