Enjoy spending a few days in one of our holiday cottages in Benavent de Segrà, a town in Segrià
that will captivate you with its tranquility and charm. Between peach trees, the landscape of Benavent gives you numerous opportunities for routes and discoveries of its cultural heritage. Benavent de Segrià is one of the towns cataloged within the Horta de Pinyana, a landscape landmark in the Segrià region. In fact, the route from Benavent to Vilanova de Segrià is one of the most interesting itineraries.
Things you didn't know about Benavent de Segrià
This locality was reconquered by Ramon Berenguer IV and its land passed into the hands of Count Arnau Mir de Pallars Jussà, who distributed the land among his knights. Guillem de Benavent was responsible for populating the current territory.
Alendir , the depopulated and old term of the municipality of Benavent de Segrià, remained in this situation during the War of the Reapers and corresponds to the site of the old Islamic castle of Alendir, repopulated by Guillem de Benavent himself, who gave rise to the town of Benavent
What can you visit in Benavent from your holiday cottage?
In the village of Benavent de Segrià, the neoclassical church of Sant Joan Baptista stands out, built during the 18th and 19th centuries, which has an imposing octagonal bell tower and a baroque portal.
Also, if you walk along Carrer de les Escoles, you will be able to see a century-old mulberry tree , which is part of the Segrià tourist route of centuries-old trees.
Things you can do in Benavent de Segrià if you stay in a holiday cottage
In Benavent de Segrià, the Trullets , ancient wine and oil tanks dug into the rock, are preserved in fairly good condition. It is very interesting to see, as you can appreciate the connection between some of the deposits and some of them retain part of the tiling. These remains are part of the inventory of Catalan heritage and to get there, you can follow the path from the raft until after the raft, the trullets appear on both sides of the path.
Another excursion from the town is the one that goes to see the very dilapidated remains of the monuments that gave rise to the town: the Grallera tower and the Alendir castle .
Don't miss the major festivals of Benavent de Segrià if you spend a few days there in a holiday cottage
Benavent has its festa major on the last weekend of August, but also celebrates the festa major d'hiver , for Sant Valeri, on the last weekend of January.
During the winter festival, the town offers games for the children, sports championships and many more activities, but the one you cannot miss is the procession of the blessed breads before the major mass and in honor of the patrons of the town In this ceremony, the unmarried women of Benavent de Segrià carry the loaves on their heads in trays while they are accompanied by a married woman.