Hotel Les Brases *** Sort

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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Hiking and mountaineering in culd

Sort, and generally all culd is a surprisingly beautiful place , another world , a paradise able to conquer the hearts of nature lovers , relaxation and activities outdoors. Undoubtedly , two of the activities become increasingly important in these Pyrenean lands include hiking and mountaineering , sports star place . And the hiking and mountaineering in culd allow you to enjoy endless landscapes of the most picturesque and varied , and may run into on your way with all…

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The Pallars Sobirá and resources

Traditionally Pallars Sobirá was a region devoted specifically to agriculture and subsistence farming. Formerly resources of logging and mining that stood between the iron mines of the Vall Ferrera is also obtained. Another important chapter was the salt of Gerri de la Sal and, more recently, the introduction of hydroelectric industries. For some years now the primary sector has lost importance, however, the tertiary sector has increased based on tourism. The tourist attractions of the region are its historical heritage,…

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Good start of the season in the ski resorts of the Pyrenees of Lleida

The ski resorts in the Pyrenees of Lleida have advanced the start of the 2013-14 season last November 23 and prevention have almost all of their slopes and lifts running to the bridge of the Constitution. Heavy snowfall in the second half of November in most of the Pyrenees with significant thicknesses and low temperatures have allowed Baqueira Beret facilities partially opened on Saturday November 23 and Port Aine , Espot and Port del Comte Ski the day November 30.…

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Wellness and Welfare in Pallars Sobira

Many medical studies have indicated that the mere fact of some 1500 meters above sea level you get a more positive effects in the body, and of course , health . The healthy, calm and cool climate breathed the mountain area when forming culd visiting and the beautiful waters teeming environment with multiple curative therapy proves to be as beneficial to health. In Pallars Sobirá you will find an authentic source of life and wellbeing , a fountain of youth…

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CATALAN PYRENEES. SAN PEDRO DE burgalés

We were the Plateau Rosa and Miquel Pujol level wall along one of our favorite hobbies : explore places we ignored find information about the history , trying to understand what they represented in ancient times and also took a few pictures. If you can walk on it for a while doing some exercise better . One of these occasions we offered to find references Burgal Benedictine monastery . We parked the car in front of the entrance scale ,…

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The fortifications of Vilamur

The March 9, 1938 , during the Spanish Civil War , the army fran – conquest began a major offensive which involved the collapse of the front of Aragon and the entry of their units in the province of Lleida . the 62nd Division , commanded by Colonel General Antonio Acting Sagardía Ramos , took Gerri de la Sal , Peramea , Sort Enviny and 13 April. The same division was responsible for an extensive fortification The area culd Front…

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Anticipating a good mushroom season in the Pyrenees

August rains have favored the advancement of the campaign, in the Catalan Pyrenees as culd , Pallars Jussà and Val d’ Aran have collected boletus edulis , chanterelles , St.George , chanterelles Amateur mushroom hunters have begun the first crop of mushrooms in the forests of the province of Lleida , especially in the middle and upper levels of the Pyrenees. In August , the rains in the Pyrenees have been above average and , together with relatively low nighttime…

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Tornafort history, with its forest and views

Excellent example of old lookout towers and clustered Pallares still traditional in its structure. Located at 1300 meters above the ground, the people can be excellent hiking in the woods. In 1066, first appears in documents called Tornafort a result of a convinence made between the Earl of Artau I culd that defined the castle of Count Raymond V Pallars Jussà. In Tornafort is discussed in several papers from the eleventh century. This town has always been dependent county house…

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