What can I do and what activities can I do in Sort?
Sort is located in the High Pyrenees of Lleida, 3 hours from Barcelona, 2 hours from Lleida and 1 hour from Andorra.
How to get to the Hotel Les Brases?
The towns of the municipality of Sort are connected by paths suitable for excursions.
Currently, these roads are used for excursions or for farmers or ranchers to access their fields where they have their cattle or harvest.
The municipality of Sort has an area of 105 km2.
The lowest point in the municipality is 694m in Sort and the highest point is 2883m in Montsent de Pallars.
Sort is the capital of Pallars Sobira and is world famous for the Golden Witch Lottery,
But there are also many other activities and places to visit.
Sort is a town that is active 12 months a year
Sort is the base camp for adventure sports and excursions
Starting in winter with skiing in Port Aine, snowshoes, sleds, Tubbing, children's play park, Snow park and winter adventure park.
Spring and summer
We continue in spring and summer with Excursions in the Aiguestortes National Park and Sant Mauricio Lake, the Alto Pirineo Natural Park, the Batlliu de Sort area and the Assua Valley, all accompanied by the essential and outstanding adventure sports such as Rafting from Llavorsí to Sort full of adrenaline and fun or family rafting and canyoning, through the Sant Pere ravine or the Hell ravine.
Summer and autumn
Hiking along paths marked by the change of season
We end the year with the famous, singular and growing activity of buying Christmas and Children's Lottery in the administration of the Lottery of the Golden Witch in summer and Autumn.
The terms that define our town are Lottery, nature, adventure, culture.
SORT AND NATURE:
Due to its location, Sort is in several places of Natural interest such as the Aiguestortes and Sant Maurici National Park, the Alt Pirineu Natural Park, the Batlliu de Sort and the Vall d'Assua.
Aiguestortes National Park and Sant Mauricio Lake.
It is an unusual entrance, but through the town of Llesui (a shepherd's village that is part of the municipality of Sort) you can enter the Aiguestortes National Park and Sant Maurici Lake from 2 places. The information point of the National Park of Aiguestortes and Lake of Sant Maurici in Llesui is the Museum of the shepherds 973621798
1. The first access to Parque Nacions is through the forest track that leads to the Clot de la Mainera and the Estanys de la Mainera, Estany Gran and Estany Xic.
2. The second access to the National Park through the Coll del Triador, a common place for herds of sheep.
Baylliu, Vall d'Assua and Alt Pirineu Natural Park
Sort belongs to the area of Batlliu, Vall d'Assua and the Natural Park of the High Pyrenees where there are endless excursions that connect several towns, the best known are the circular routes that leave from Sort and return to Sort.
SORT AND ADVENTURE
Our town is the epicenter of adventure sports in the Pyrenees. We are a tourist, sports and family destination certified and cataloged by the Generalitat of Catalonia,
But this certification would not have been possible without the good work of all the adventure sports companies that for many years have offered activities of the highest quality to all the people who have come to enjoy year after year and word of mouth from one to another. another has placed us as the best adventure destination in the Pyrenees for its variety and quality of sports offered such as:
Rafting from Llavorsi to Sort
It is undoubtedly the most representative sport in our area, for its fun and excitement of going down the best river in Spain for this sport that is Rafting.
The river by which this activity is carried out is the Noguera Pallaresa,
The Noguera Pallaresa River has an inclination and water speed that makes it fantastically fun, exciting and safe to practice a sport full of adrenaline.
Collegats Family Rafting
The Noguera Pallaresa River passes through idyllic places such as the Congost de Collegats where there is a great diversity of flora and fauna, where Gaudi took part of the inspiration to make the Holy Family of Barcelona.
Activities such as bungee jumping, Quad excursions, Paragliding, Bike excursions, Paintball, archery, motorcycle routes, Hydrospeed, river canoes, Bob Bob, snowshoes, climbing, kayaking, paddle surfing...
Skiing in Port Aine
The ski resort of Port Aine is 20 minutes from Sort. and it is a perfect place for learning to ski and family skiing. It is also specialized in snowpark where several competitions are held every year.
The station has 26.7 skiable km distributed in:
6 green slopes
4 blue tracks
11 red tracks
4 black tracks.
It has several special areas such as:
The Beginners Learning Zone
The children's area of parks for children.
Adventure park in the trees.
**The highlight of the Port Aine station is its fail access, you can park in the parking lot next to the Hotel de Portaine and from there you already have the children's area, restaurants, terrace and the chairlift that goes up to Pic del Orri* * To speak of Port Aines is to speak of family skiing and a snow park.
Near Sort, 35 minutes away, there are 3 more ski resorts:
Baqueira Beret, La Peulla chairlift.
sort and culture
Sort and Pallars Sobira are corners full of legends, novelists, castles, churches, monasteries, abandoned towns, medieval bridges, museums and historical places related to the freedom paths of the civil war and cross-border to flee to France or vice versa. In the Pallars Sobira region there are 5 museums, 16 castles and towers and 15 churches, monasteries and hermitages scattered throughout the region.
Castle of Sort
It is located at the top of the town and was the residence of the compte del Pallars.
Castle of Sort
The town of Seuri is an idyllic village located at the bottom of the Àssua valley, on the edge of the Pamano ravine, where the Moix family had spent the summer in the late 1960s. Today it is estimated that 12 people live.
On the altar, religious sculptures coexist with a large red flower that recalls the origin of life. Moix has called it "Sauri's flower". «The walls speak of the place where the church is located. From the people here, from nature, from animals, from beauty. I have tried to make an optimistic church, so that people feel comfortable, without imposing anything or indoctrinating. I hope that what I painted will disappear and become an essence that exalts people”, says the artist.
Santa Maria Monastery in Gerri de la Sal
Gerrri de la sal is located 12 km from Sort, where the monastery of Santa Maria is located. Various authors attribute the location of this Benedicto monastery to Gerri to the presence of the salt water spring.
Monastery of Santa Maria in Gerri de la Sal, 12 km from SortThe current building of Santa Maria, consecrated on September 25, 1149, was built according to the usual schemes of high-medieval monastic buildings, everything and that the foundational building would be located in a small church of Visigothic origin not far from the current building, archaeologically documented. It was one of the richest monasteries in Bisbat d'Urgell, and among its large and extensive heritage, salt and saltpans stand out, a fundamental element in medieval times.
Mare de Deu de Biuse
Baroque sanctuary located in the municipality of Llavorsi, it is part of the remains of the town of Biuse.
To go to Biuse you have to take the C-13 and after Sort for about 12km, before reaching Llavorsi turn right onto a path.
And with this beautiful photo of Sort at night we say goodbye.
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