Vilanova de la Sal has its origins in the medieval Private village, founded in the mid-twelfth century by the Count of Urgell. The name of the place and the rich relationship with an upwelling of saltwater that are located inside out of town and exploited since the first half of the century, when this territory was still located within the Muslims domains. The salt has been mined commercially until 1989, reaching to extract between 60 and 100 tons of salt. At present become one of the main tourist attractions of the town of Les Avellanes-Santa Linya.

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Hotel Santuari

Pla del Reial s/n,

25600-Balaguer (Lleida)    

Tel. +34 973 449 617


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