Tourist services guide
Timetables and opening hours
Opening hours in shops are from Monday to Saturday from 10h to 13:30h and from 17h a 20h approximately.
Usual meal times are: breakfast is from 8h to 10h; lunch, from 13h to 15:30h; and supper, from 20:30h to 23h. Many places will offer a non-stop service throughout the day, especially bars and cafeterias. At night, opening hours have a new meaning. Pubs, bars and discos are open until 3 or 4 in the morning, especially at weekends.
What time is it? The time corresponds to that on the Greenwich Meridian (GTM) with an hour added in winter and two hours in summer.
Currency and taxes
The country’s currency is the Euro (€). To change currencies, any bank will offer the service
To ask for the VAT (Value Added Tax, IVA in Spanish) to be returned, if the place of residence of the buyer is outside the European Union, there must be a purchase over the total global amount of 90,15€ and also it is necessary to ask for the Tax Free Cheque in the shop.
To make a phone call abroad from Spain, you must dial 00, then +34 (Spanish code) and next, dial the phone number.
Mobile! Mobile phone network coverage is based on GSM technology, which is not compatible with other countries such as United States or Japan. In that case, it is necessary to use a tri-band mobile phone (3G).
El Pallars Sobirà has a clearly Mediterranean weather influence up until 1.500 m. high. From there, the climate is mainly Alpine.
The average temperature is 12,1ºC. In July, the temperature is approximately 28,9ºC and the minimum 12,6ºC. This indicates the visible contrast between the night and day temperatures.