Hotel Les Brases *** Sort

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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Pallars sobira History

It is known that Pallars was inhabited since prehistoric times, from which we have received numerous testimonies as megalithic monuments. It seems that the Roman presence was not very intense, unlike the Aran Valley, but recent archaeological findings begin to suggest otherwise. Already in medieval times and from the breakdown of the Roman world, were the mountain communities that exploited their natural resources. At the time of the Muslim invasions, the territory came under little more than the Payment of…

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Romanesque Art mountains and nature

Enjoy natural beauty is not extremely complicated, as there are many places you can go and see some amazing places, but not many places, and a fascinating environment surrounding you, you’ll also enjoy a unique Romanesque architecture. In culd be seamlessly blends the natural beauty of its surroundings with buildings of Romanesque art that will delight visitors. The rugged terrain that dominates the town of Sort and surrounding houses interesting examples of Catalan Romanesque religious architecture. Onsite Roman Pallares is…

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Pallars mushrooms. The first, in the spring! You know what?

Pallars mushrooms. The first, in the spring! You know what? There are various species. The first thing that catches are spring carreretes (Marasmius oreades). With her prepare tortillas, rice, used to accompany meat … In spring also comes the moixarró de Sant Jordi (Calocybe gambosa), normally used to accompany stews. Carreretes In summer the mushrooms begin to leave Bordeaux or mushroom (boletus edulis) and losrossinyols or chanterelles (Cantharellus cibarius). The mushrooms, which until recently were completely unknown in Pallars, can be eaten raw or cooked,…

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Top of watersports season in Walnut Pallaresa

If you like water sports, you better go towards the Pyrenees of Lleida. This area, in the northwest of Catalonia, is a true hub for adventure sports. It’s guaranteed you will have a unique and exciting experience, in both wild and calm waters. There are plenty of specialized companies with experienced instructors who provide assistance and guidance on a wide range of activities: canoeing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, riverboarding, or water skiing, just to name a few. The most popular is, of course,…

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A day in the hibernal road Aiguestortes National Park?

Written by hotelbrases on Thursday, March 7, 2013 The only National Park in Catalonia is the Aigüestortes and Lake Sant Maurici. With more than 14,000 hectares, is located in the central part of the Pyrenees, near the Aragon. The park combines the beauty characteristic of high mountain scenery and a rich cultural heritage. Both winter and summer, the National Park is a must-see if you enjoy nature in an idyllic and highly protected. There are numerous routes to tour the…

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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, and the great possibilities of leisure in populations such as Sort, prove it. The lush vegetation of the…

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