Sort is a destination that you will remember for a lifetime. A spectacular landscape with views of the Catalan Pyrenees, a unique historic center and the possibility of doing a thousand activities or excursions to admire nature. But surely, if you are going to spend a few days in this Pallarés village, you will already know all this. On this occasion, we want to talk to you about the best excursions you can take from this municipality so that you can make the most of your stay. Pay attention!
Route through Malmercat and Arcalís
It is perfect for those who want to walk historical paths, observing the past of ancient civilizations. On this journey you will pass through such emblematic places as the Casa de Savarneda, the oratory of Sant Sebastià with its spectacular views, the castle of Malmercat or Bielsa and the church of Sant Andrés. A lot of magic and charm in this Pyrenean area. This section from Sort is 24.4 km long, but without a doubt, it is well worth it.
Mother of God tour of Arbolo and Gerri de la Sal
The Noguera Pallaresa River will show you its best face, as you will see its middle course as it passes through the towns of Pallars de Sort, Baro and Gerri de la Sal. The best part of the route will be walking along its banks, discovering the fauna and flora of the riverside forest in El Pallar, visit the Arboló sanctuary and contemplate the views of the villages of Baix Pallars. A very complete journey, 15.3 km. You dare?
From Sort to Gerri de la Sal via Estac, Mencui and Peramea
If you are looking for something more and you are used to long-distance excursions, this may be a good option, since this route, due to the distance to be covered (33 km one way), is not recommended for tourists who are not used to long distances. In it you will have the opportunity to get to know the historical heritage of the Pallars paths but touring the slopes of the Llarvén and Estac mountains.
We arrive at the essential route, you cannot leave Sort without doing this circular itinerary that passes through Olp, Pujalt, Enviny and Bressui. The difficulty of the route is medium and it is one of the shortest distances (12.8 km). However, this route will not leave you indifferent thanks to the great variety of colors that you will observe in nature and the incredible panoramic views of the Batlliu, the Noguera Pallaresa river valley, the Torreta de Orri and the Vall Ferrera mountains.
You will surely love these excursions, do you already know which one you would like to do on your next visit to Sort? If not, don't worry, in the next post “The best excursions to do from Sort (Part 2) we will talk about the Assuà Valley, the Saverneda dragon, Tornafort and the Siarb valley. You can not lose this!
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