Festivities of San Juan in Sort and the Pallars Sobirá region
Hotel Les Brases en Sort
One more year, at the end of June the festival of San Juan is celebrated in Sort, with traditional festivals and events as representative as the Fallas de Isil or the Fallas de Alins , both recognized as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Come and discover all the essence of the Pyrenees during two long weekends in unique festivals full of magic and fun.
Saint John in Sort
In Sort you will find an agenda full of activities for the whole family on the occasion of this festivity.
Among the acts prepared in Sort, the shearing of sheep with scissors stands out, an exhibition where people can learn about this ancient trade; and the San Juan fair for artisan and agri-food products . In addition, bonfires are also made to drive away evil spirits and make wishes for good omens.
30 minutes from Sort you can enjoy this ceremony that attracts thousands of visitors every year and in which fire is worshiped, burning logs are lowered from the mountain to the center of town.
With the participation of generations of adults and children, the fallaires carry the fallas down the mountain until they create a large bonfire in the town square, where traditional dances will later be danced.
The descent of Alins fallas on the day of the festival of San Juan was resumed almost 30 years ago now, after a time when it stopped being practiced. Fortunately, today this tradition has taken root more strongly than ever. Although they are not well known, the Alins fallas gather, year after year, a large number of visitors on the night of San Juan. You can't miss them, reserve your place at
Enjoy a very special weekend celebrating San Juan in the Pyrenees.
Discover with your family or friends the ancient tradition and symbology of our area in a very healthy environment of leisure and fun.
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