historia

The Itinerary along Batlliu de Sort

Circular route of 12.8 km in length in which we visited the small towns that are scattered in the mountains in the area known as the Batlliu of Sort. The departure and arrival point of the route is in the village of Sort. From Sort visited, in order, the following villages: Olp, Pujalt, Enviny and Bressui. The route is well signposted and runs at all times well-conditioned paths and roads, often defined by ancient dry stone walls. Sort to Olp…

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las ferias y fiestas populares llenan el pirineo de lleida de color y tradicion

Las Tierras de Lleida acogen en abril manifestaciones feriales, fiestas tradicionales, actividades deportivas y culturales, además de actos relacionados con Semana Santa y la Festividad de San Jorge. Numerosas poblaciones de las comarcas leridanas se llenan de actividades durante la Semana Santa, entre las que hay que destacar las representaciones de la Pasión y la escenificación de la vida de Cristo, las diversas procesiones y las “caramelles” (cantos de coplas populares). También ofrecen la oportunidad de disfrutar de numerosas fiestas populares…

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Natural Way and Sort a Valley Àssua

Far away from the hustle and bustle of big cities , far from the crowded regions inhabitants, beautiful natural road Sort and Vall d’ Àssua is a place that explores its many visitors to a completely different world to what you’ve known so far. This famous road is perfect to soak up the most unlikely corners of culd . The culd , and specifically the Natural Way to Sort and Vall d’ Àssua , is a beautiful area that is…

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The Countess of Pallars

Occitan descent, Brand Lucia became Countess culd when married Artal I. This alliance strategy culminated Count Ramon Berenguer I of Barcelona to ensure the complicity of the Catalan counties after the scandal generated by his marriage with the sister of Lucia, Almodis Brand. The incident is well known: Ramón Berenguer I, by then married Blanche of Narbonne, did kidnap in 1052 to Almodis Brand, in turn married the Count of Toulouse III Pontius. The discomfort of some counts was remarkable,…

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The Pallars Sobirá and crafts

Among the various examples of traditional craftsmanship which encontaremos in stores, salt shakers wooden stand , the beçulles , ceramics, basketry and crafts agribusiness . The salt shakers , which are made from time immemorial in the same houses , are usually pine and decorated with sgraffito outside of traditional motifs . Were used for both domestic use and by the shepherds , and served to keep the salt near the fire , protected from moisture, without being burned or…

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