Camarasa lies on the left bank of the Segre River and holds within its boundaries important prehistoric excavation sites as well as the ruins of a roman bridge and part of an Arabic castle. Camarasa’s mediaeval history can be seen in the narrow streets, old buildings and town gates in the village centre and in the church of Sant Miguel.
In the immediate vicinity the reservoir next to the village of Sant Llorenc de Montgai offers opportunities for canoeing and provides a home to a wide variety of water birds.
The people are very friendly make every effort to help and there is a friendly atmosphere. Take time to stop and chat. There are two bars, one is also a restaurant where you can sample dishes and has an excellent letter, a butcher shop and a bakery that sells fabulous one spectacular pastries, their croissants, the typical coca recapte, all their products are delicious! Open every morning and afternoon also. There is a well stocked village shop and large supermarkets are only 10 minutes in the medieval town of Balaguer. Every Saturday there is a market in the main square of Balaguer
Camarasa is at the heart of one of the most exciting areas of Europe for rock climbing. Climbers from around the world have stayed at Cal Benet as a base to explore the imposing cliffs all around the area.
Well-documented routes of all proficiency levels are available, some with fixed protection and others yet to be properly explored.
A few via ferrata routes have also been installed and there is plenty of scrambling for the less experienced.