Winter is undoubtedly the most magical season in the northeast of Spain. Although this year has been more than expected, the snow already covers the mountains of the Catalan Pyrenees leaving unique views from the surrounding villages. Sort is one of these privileged destinations from where you can enjoy rural tourism, making a wide range of activities, very different from those of summer. Do you want to discover them? Continue reading!
Performing physical activity in winter will help you stay fit and increase your health and personal well-being. In addition, according to experts this type of sports increase the burning of calories up to 30%. If you add to all this the level of satisfaction that is being in contact with nature and enjoy a unique and unrepeatable landscape, you can not stop coming to the Catalan Pyrenees. Stay in Sort, from where you will access them quickly and easily.
There are many snow sports, to practice both individually and in groups. The most common are skiing and snowboarding.
Also, from the Hotel Les Brases you can request information about the ski passes. Fun is assured!
Currently, there are different stations. We recommend Port Ainé for the many leisure options offered for both adults and children. And it is that, in it you can enjoy with the little ones in the tracks of the Parc lúdic riding in sled or trying the adrenaline of the tubbing.
Also from here you can practice skiing or snowboarding along 30km of trails and 800 meters of altitude.
We leave you a map of the Port Ainé station to give you an idea!
If you are a nature lover , you can not miss the possibility of touring the Aigüestortes National Park and the Sant Maurici lake or strolling through the Batlliu or the Àssua Valley. At this time of year the snowy mountains in the background and the frost in the water give a magical touch to the environment.
Venture into the historic center
Do not like sports? Nothing happens. In Sort you can also walk quietly through its old town discovering its historical and monumental beauty, yes, visit the Church of Sant Feliu. You will discover an authentic postcard village with its stone houses and shops and craft shops. And you already know that the visit to the Bruixa d’Or is mandatory! Do not miss out on the opportunity to taste the gastronomy of Pallars Sobirá. We recommend you go to Restaurante Les Brases to try the sausage and cheeses of the area, and later, locate a delicatessen to take your souvenir from our paltruc, gosset or tupí. You want to have them at home!
We also advise you to walk along the slope of Noguera Pallaresa, which in winter shines in all its splendor. And only if you are lucky and during those days it has snowed recently you will have the pleasure of seeing the river turned into ice, and making snowmen.
Surely with these reasons you are already looking forward to visiting this incredible town! Vindre a Sort is a Sort!