ROUTE FROM SORT MADRE DE DIOS DE ARBOLÓ
AND GERRI DE LA SALT
Linear route (one way) 15.3 km long that follows the course of the river Noguera Pallaresa, from Sort to the sanctuary of Arboló and Gerri de la Sal. The route starts in the county capital, crosses the riverside forest of Les Vernedes and goes through holm oak and Scots pine woods as far as Baro. It then crosses the Arboló strait, visits the sanctuary of the Virgin of Arboló and, finally, arrives at Gerri de la Sal. It is a signposted route and is suitable for people who are used to walking.
This excursion takes us along the middle course of the river Noguera Pallaresa as it passes through the Pallars villages of Sort, Baro and Gerri de la Sal. The route is always close to the river, through riverside woods, holm oak and Scots pine forests, and also allows us to discover one of the architectural jewels of the High Pyrenees, the Romanesque sanctuary of the Virgin of Arboló, patron saint of Pallars Sobirà.
THE BEST OF THE ROUTE
- Walking along the banks of the river Noguera Pallaresa, the backbone of the region.
- Discover the fauna and flora of the riverside forest in Pallars.
- Visit the sensational sanctuary of Arboló.
- The views we have during the route of the villages of Baix Pallars.