A couple of decades ago the Marist community of the Monastery of Les Avellanes decided to open the doors of the monastery to all external visitors. With this option the visitor has the possibility to discover the historical and cultural values of the monastery. It is an old abbey, founded in the twelfth century by the counts of Urgell, which still preserves part of its monumental complex now declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest. All visitors can discover with the guided tour the history and artistic value of the monastery and its immediate surroundings. The monastery also has the Restaurant "El Claustre" which promotes local cuisine with local products that is open to all visitors.