With this astronomical getaway to Lleida you will enjoy the starry sky of the Sierra del Montsec in the closest accommodation to the Montsec Astronomical Park which, in addition, has the Starlight certification>⭐. From this place, located in Àger, just by looking up, you will be able to contemplate the wonders of the sky and visit the most important Universe observation center in Catalonia: the P.A.M. (Montsec Astronomical Park). On this night visit you will discover the secrets of the sky through its permanent exhibition, its unique planetarium in the world and its telescope park where they will show you the most important objects in the Universe. Ready for a trip through the stars? Alone, as a couple or as a family, this getaway is perfect for you. 🤩🪐✨
Accommodation in Starlight rural house
General night visit to the Montsec Astronomical Park
Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
Lunches and dinners
It is recommended to wear warm clothing even in summer, since it cools down at night, and comfortable shoes.
If you want to add transport to get to Province of Lleida, if you need a rental car in Province of Lleida, if you want to add or remove days from the proposed experience or if you want to customize your trip, do not hesitate to contact us and we will find the option that best suits you.
The astronomical getaway to Lleida with a visit to the Montsec Astronomical Park includes Starlight accommodation with breakfast at Cal Maciarol, a family farmhouse converted into a rural hotel that has a restaurant with a paragliding area (for bravest) and the night visit to the Montsec Astronomical Park in which you will carry out different activities:
The Starlight Certification is an international system whose objectives are the protection of the night sky, the cultural dissemination of astronomy and local sustainable economic development through astrotourism. This certificate is awarded by the Starlight Foundation, a non-profit entity, born from the I International Starlight Conferencein April 2007, promoted by the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands. Based on it, the "Declaration on the Defense of the Night Sky and the Right to Starlight (Declaration of La Palma)" was created. The Starlight Certification unites science and tourism for the first time and is supported by the UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) and IAU (International Astronomical Union). Receiving a Starlight Certification means having excellent sky quality and representing an example of its protection and conservation, promoting sustainable star tourism or astrotourism. Within these certifications are: Starlight reserves, Starlight tourist destinations, Starlight accommodations, star parks and other modalities that promote sustainable astrotourism.
The astrotourism is a sustainable and responsible way of traveling that combines the observation of the night and day sky, astronomical dissemination and the conservation of the quality of the sky together with related leisure activities. you swim with astronomy. Without a doubt, a different and interesting way of traveling avoiding light pollution and discovering the sky.
Remember to bring warm clothes even in the summer months as it is cold at night in the mountains.
If you are looking for a place to eat, the accommodation itself has a family restaurant with home cooking with typical dishes of the area as well as pizzas, mixed dishes and sandwiches. If not, you can always go to the center of the municipality of Àger, a charming town just 5 minutes away by car, and take the opportunity to see its Via Romana and the Collegiate Church of Sant Pere
If you feel like doing something sports and adventure, in this area there is a wide variety of activities and active tourism: kayaking, cycling, hiking, paragliding, climbing... The Sierra del Montsec is a protected area so the environment is magnificent to enjoy nature and the outdoors and family tourism.
The visiting hours of the Montsec Astronomical Park may change according to the season. The date and time will be confirmed together with your reservation.
Duration of the visit: 2 hours
What does it include?
Languages of the guided tour: Catalan or Spanish (the latter in the last session of the night).
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