The town of sort is well known because on three occasions the extraordinary prize of the Christmas Lottery fell in this area (2003, 2004 and 2007), which perfectly fits with the Catalan word that gives the town its name, Sort.
Sort is also known for being a witch village, as in the 16th century the local women performed remedies of healing herbs, but the Inquisition put an end to these practices.
One of the tourist sites of this town is the Bruixa d’Or (The Golden Witch), the site where lottery tithes are sold, from our hotel, we are on the same street 50 meters. In 2013, thousands of attendees arrived dressed in witches to attend a Guinness Record-high-call.
Lots to see in Sort
Not only sports lovers will enjoy their stay in Sort, but there are also different activities and excursions to enjoy beautiful Pyrenean landscapes such as the paths to the Noguera Pallaresa and the Valle de Àssua, as well as picturesque rural villages full of history.
Among the visits that must be on the itinerary is the Rialp, which can be reached by crossing the Santa Caterina suspension bridge from the 19th century or Lake San Mauricio, in the Aigüestortes National Park (crooked water); you can also see the Els Encantats massif.
This national park has peaks of more than 3,000 meters high, ravines, rivers, waterfalls, and marshes that house a great diversity of flora and fauna, as well as more than 200 pounds of the most varied shapes and colors.
A large number of rivers, waterfalls, ravines, and ski resorts in the area, is what allows it to be considered the capital of extreme sports, so lovers of this type of adventure go to practice climbing, hydrospeed and bungee jumping. , every year in this area.
International Rally of the Noguera Pallaresa Sort
The river Noguera Pallaresa is noted by experts among the best in Europe for white water sports, hence it is the scene of an international rally where last year was held the 56th International Rally of Noguera Pallaresa organized by the City of Sort Association Sportive Pallars Catalan Canoe Federation, Royal Spanish Federation of Piragüismo.
Zip line park in cims adventure park
In our acrobatic park you have three circuits with different levels of difficulty: one for children with 8 zones, one for youth with 12 zones and one for adults with 20 zones. In addition to a 100 meter zip line, picnic area, bar service and WC.