Hotel Les Brases *** Sort

The wise trementinaires

Not many years ago, some healers in the region of the Pyrenees roamed walk tens of kilometers to carry around the farmhouses of herbs and healing products. The office of trementinaire is history, but not written. And is that those women never failed any written testimony to show that this trade really existed. All we know of them and their work has come to us by word of mouth, through the memory of the locals, especially trementinaires daughters and granddaughters,…

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The culd paradise for photographers

All humans have a hobby that we have stolen my heart, a hobby for which we watch the second dive to fully enjoy it. In the north of Lleida, in the beautiful and green region culd be many visitors who are in this place the ideal destination to enjoy your hobby, a sport, an activity, visiting monuments, and to more people , photography. Many lovers or amateur photographers at culd find an undiscovered treasure, a jewel in the rough in…

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Pastors of the culd vocation

Ten years ago no one wanted to be a pastor in Catalonia. Many farmers were forced to sell their herds because they could not find anyone to shepherd. The trend has reversed and the office does not seem much maligned judging by the growing interest Pastors School of Catalonia. This year there have been 55 applicants, of which 18 were selected. “I’m here by vocation, because I like to live connected to nature and animals” exclaims Yeray Yanez, one of…

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Water Sports in culd

A beautiful natural environment is not equal if their land is not running rivers, lakes lie and tributaries born. And is that water is a symbol of life, a symbol of relaxation, a symbol of peace and quiet. But it does not stop there, in the water culd becomes much more, it becomes a source of entertainment, fun and adrenaline pumping, an ally showing the most daring his fiercest and choppy waters. Water sports turn out to be quite a…

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The most tender of nature on World Earth Day

It is important to have an ecological conscience, but the first thing to do to have it is to realize what nature is actually. In the world there are many people who want to do something for the Earth, nature, animals, etc., but environmental campaigns can not win this fight alone, they need the cooperation of all of us. Therefore it is important to note that for this to be achieved it is necessary to sensitize our actions and have…

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Mountain sports and adventure culd

Lleida area, especially its slope Pyrenees, is a perfect destination if you love nature, good food, and how could it be otherwise, of mountain and adventure sports. And no wonder, since this Catalan region offers visitors a picturesque natural landscapes that will delight all those who choose to miss a few days in these parts. Rural tourism is noticeable throughout the year, is that the great possibilities of leisure time in towns such as Sort, prove it. The lush vegetation…

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The Cardós Valley bridges

The route that we propose will tour the Valley of Cardós Noguera, which is divided into three municipalities: the Vall de Cardos, created in the early 70s with the merger of Bank of Cardós Estaon and the Cardós Esterri and Lladorre. They are sparsely populated land devoted mainly to farming activities but for some time under this part to strong development pressures. This route, which we will announce singularly important churches and medieval bridges on the Noguera de Cardos excellently…

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Aigüestortes National Park and mountain tourism

Catalonia has many green spaces that will delight the faithful lovers of nature, sports and outdoor activities. But if you put head north of Lleida, and more specifically to the Pallars Sobirá will find a most charming scenery, idyllic, bucolic scenery that attracts the interest and passion of all visitors: National Park Aigüestortes Lake St. Maurice. This natural paradise offers an array of activities and entertainment along with your loved ones that you can not miss. Whether it is summer…

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Climate and vegetation culd: from Mediterranean to alpine.

The Pallars has a Mediterranean climate clearly influence to 1,500 m. From this level we find an alpine climate. The heights, the various aspects of the rugged terrain and this particular climate, vegetation configured with five different floors: the basement floor (from 600 m to 1000 m), with oaks, the montane (100 m to 1600 m), with oak, beech, fir and red pine, the subalpine level (of the 1,600 m to 2,200 m), with black pine, the alpine (from 2,200…

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Waterfalls and lakes in culd

Natural, idyllic, picturesque, quiet, beautiful, rich, cultural, all these adjectives and more perfectly define the culd, is that this natural, this green stage, is the true protagonist of the area, a place that receives every year thousands of people with the intention of seeing the most amazing scenery, pristine and beautiful, and enjoy them to the fullest through activities, sports and excursions of all kinds.   Many are the beauties with which you will encounter during your visit culd but…

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