Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Queralbs, Spain. You can choose from 1 Queralbs hostels. In total, there are 1 cheap places to stay in Queralbs such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.
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Queralbs, in the comarca (county) of Ripollès, Catalonia, is one of the towns located in the valleys of the Pyrenees, south of the France border. Queralbs is an old town that dates back to medieval times -- the first mention of Queralbs was as “Keros Albos” in the consecration act of the church of La Seu d’Urgell in the ninth century.
Queralbs is located northwest of the active Amer-Brugent fault system. Though Queralbs was completely damaged by the earthquake that shook Catalan in the fifteenth century, much of its history still exists in its medieval structures. Walking around the streets, you can still see old bakeries attached to the walls of the original houses. Romanesque structures and architectural buildings were built to replace the old and damaged ones. The most famous of these are the fortified Castle of Queralbs, the tenth century Church of Saint James Queralbs, the Church of Saint Sadurni of Fustanya, and the shrine of Nuria or the Nuria Sanctuary. The Nuria Sanctuary keeps the Romanesque Marian image of Our Lady of Nuria, which is full of folk legend. The Nuria Sanctuary of is located in the Valley of Nuria. It is inaccessible by road and a favorite skiing spot during the winter season.
Because of its position on the Pyrenees, it is impossible to grow crops and agricultural products in Queralbs. However, Queralbs is blessed with an excellent climate and meadows that are good for pasturing and grazing livestock like cows and sheep. In the early twentieth century, Queralbs opened one of the first five hydroelectric plants in the area. Aside from livestock and electricity production, the main source of income is currently tourism. The view around Queralbs is pristine. Throughout the town, numerous caves have shown that they were once inhabited during the Paleolithic period.
Because of its quietness and pristine landscape, Queralbs is a favorite vacation spots for politicians and well-known people. Queralbs hostels welcome visitors all year round. Hostels in Queralbs can accommodate you while you enjoy the tranquil and beautiful surroundings of Queralbs.
Written by local enthusiast for Queralbs hostels Angelica Burrage
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