Do you know el Pallars Sobirà?

By February 15, 2023Region
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Do you know Pallars Sobirà? It is one of the largest regions in Catalonia, in the province of Lleida. It is the perfect place for all nature lovers!

In today’s article, from Our Guide in Barcelona we will tell you something about Pallars Sobirà, its characteristics and the best places to visit.

Want to know more? Keep reading!

The Pallars Sobirà

This region is the fourth largest in Catalonia and in it we can find the Certascan, the largest lake of the Pyreenees, and the highest peak in Catalonia, the Pica d’Estats. The region has a great offer, especially in the field of active tourism during the winter and summer, and is considered a central point for any type of adventure sport, such as rafting, kayaking, and several winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding.

It has an extension of more than 1,355 square kilometers that are distributed in 15 different municipalities.

What is the capital?

The capital of Pallars Sobirà is the city of Sort, a city known for putting on the map the lottery administration of La Bruixa D’Or, because they have distributed a large number of prizes in the lottery draws at Christmas.

What can one do?

1.Port Ainé ski resort

It is one of the best known ski resorts in Catalonia. They have ski slopes of all kinds and all end at the same point, which is quite convinient if you go with friends or family.

In addition, it has activities for all types of public, from a ski playground with its own school for the little ones, to a snowboard track with ramps to perform all kinds of jumps and acrobatics, for the most advanced skiers.

2. Lake Sant Maurici

Hiking trails through Lake Sant Maurici and the Aigüestortes National Park is one of the best options to visualize the beauty of Pallars Sobirà. In addition, you can go kayaking on the quiet lakes surrounded by the Pyrenees mountains.

3. Do adventure sports

Adventure sports is one of the main attractions of this region. In it, you can enjoy sports such as whitewater canoeing, the ideal setting with crystal clear waters or rafting in rough waters with a group of friends.  You can also do other types of sports such as hydrospeed, bungee jumping, horseback riding, among others.