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Battle of Alpens

  • COOLTUR Turisme Cultural – Alpens – Església d’Alpens
  • COOLTUR Turisme Cultural – Alpens – Carrer d’Alpens
  • COOLTUR Turisme Cultural – Alpens – Campanar d’Alpens
  • COOLTUR Turisme Cultural – Alpens – entrada a Alpens
  • COOLTUR Turisme Cultural – Alpens – vistes del poble d’Alpens
  • COOLTUR Turisme Cultural – Alpens – paissatges d’Alpens

From COOLTUR Cultural Tourism we present our tour of the Battle of Alpens

During the 19th century, there were three civil wars in the Spanish kingdom. These three wars are usually reduced to succession to the Spanish Crown. However, the causes of these wars are much deeper. We can say that these wars were the struggle between traditionalism, defended by the Carlists, and reformism, defended by the Elizabethans.

On July 9, 1873, during the third Carlist War, there was a battle at Alpens. In this battle, the Carlist army, commanded by Infante Alfonso Carlos de Borbón, ambushed the Isabeline army. The battle was won by the Carlists thanks to their military strategy. As a consequence of the battle, the liberal brigadier Cabrinetty died. From COOLTUR Cultural Tourism we propose you the tour of the Battle of Alpens for you to discover this episode.

This is a tour of 1 km. We believe that this is a route that can be done with the whole family. It is also suitable for people with reduced mobility. In addition, it can also be done with pets and / or bicycle. At the same time that you will learn the history of this Battle, you will also enjoy the landscapes of Alpens.

As all the tours of COOLTUR Cultural Tourism, you can download, free of charge, the information and the tracks of this tour. However, if you wish, we can accompany you! You can find the information of our accompaniments in the tours a la carte. With our accompaniment, we will explain to you, amply, all the history of this route. In addition, we will be able to resolve any doubts you may have.

From COOLTUR Cultural Tourism we hope you’ll enjoy the tour of the Battle of Alpens.

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Alpens is a town located in Central Catalonia, in the Lluçanès plateau.

Documented since medieval times, we can find, in this town, a large collection of wrought iron, and a beautiful landscape.

For more information of this town: www.alpens.cat

There are several ways to reach this town:

  • By Car (roads):
    • BP-4654  (Sant Quirze de Besora – Berga)
    • BV-4342 (Santa Eulàlia de Puig-oriol – Santa Creu de Joglars)


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1.00 H

Distance to travel between two points 64

1.05 KM