Nature, landscapes and fauna are the main attractions of Pallars Sobirà, but don't be fooled, since the interest aroused by these lands in the north of Catalonia goes far beyond the natural spaces that make up these lands. , the interest that Pallars Sobirà arouses in its visitors is also centered on the history, culture and art that prevails in every corner of these lands and that is still preserved in the place.
On its routes, trails and paths you will be able to contemplate countless vestiges or constructions in good condition that give a good example of the power of this region years ago, of its great charm, value and importance. But the museums that Pallars Sobirà has also acquire a great relevance in the site, and it is not surprising, since thanks to the various museums that are scattered throughout these lands you will be able to learn much more about the history of these lands and how They used to live on the spot.
The Fusta d'Àreu museum is privilegedly located in a stone building that has two floors, a museum that has small dimensions. This museum, which forms part of the network of museums of the Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia, has inside it interesting gadgets and tools used in the past, such as a flour mill, a sawmill or a paddle wheel (indispensable to make the the sawmill). To get to the Wood Museum from the town of Llavorsí, take the L-504 road and then take the L-510 detour until you reach Àreu.
The Papallones de Catalunya Museum or Butterfly Museum is another of the most interesting museums that you will find in Pallars Sobirà, a museum that shows its visitors in detail all the butterflies that can be found in Catalonia, as well as the possibility of know how they live and how they manage to relate to their environment. But not only will you be able to fully immerse yourself in the life of the butterflies that fly over Catalan lands, but you will also be able to contemplate interesting examples of the main families of Catalan insects. At the end of the town of Sort, you will find the detour to the town of Olp and Pujalt, where the museum is located.
The Camí de la Llibertat museum is another of the most interesting proposals, a museum where it is possible to remember as well as preserve for future generations the vital need to live in peace, calm and democracy, as well as fragility so that this situation can be to break. Everything is explained through the numerous victims of the war, as well as the repression, when the fugitives managed to star in an epic worth remembering. This museum is not to be missed, since it is located in the heart of the municipality of Sort, and more specifically in Plaça Sant Eloi.
Finally, it is worth mentioning its permanent exhibition of miniature architecture, a beautiful and curious exhibition of miniature buildings that has been created with the country's own materials, that is, with wood, slate and stone. In order to get to this exhibition from the town of LLavorsí, take the L-504 road to Ribera de Cardós.
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