The beauty of rusticity - Àssua valley

Come and discover the flocks of sheep and herds of cows, the shepherds and their mountain life in a remote valley that bursts with colours, magic and culture.

The tracks and paths of Àssua Valley and El Batlliu will take you to the past and show you the present of the Valley.

The beauty of rusticity - Àssua valley

  • Pallars Sobirà
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Public: Hikers

On the way, you will stop here and there to enjoy the wonderful panoramic views, visit a small museum dedicated to the shepherds’life that will give you another vision of the valley, discover little mountain villages –one of which hosts a Romanesque church with contemporary art from New York–, and get in touch with the different flocks and herds that graze in the mountains.
This route is organized in collaboration with Ramaders.cat (farmers) Association

Circular route through utterly beautiful paths, villages and landscapes characterized by a unique rusticity. On the way, you will stop in different villages to taste the typical gastronomy of the Valley and discover its cultures and traditions.

You will also visit the Shepherd Museum and Sant Victor Romanesque Pyrenean church, in Saurí, with its contemporary paintings.

Strengths

Àssua Valley has got a kind of magic that takes you to the past, to your childhood, to a world of nature and colours …
A place you can’t avoid falling in love with!

Organizer

Contrast Trip

Camí de la Cabanera, 2 - 25560 Sort

Services included

  • 3 nights on half board basis
  • 3 lunches on the way
  • Transfer of luggage from accommodation to accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Documents and roadmap of all the itineraries with information about local nature, culture and traditions
  • Ticket for the Shepherd Museum and guided tour in Sant Victor church (Saurí)
  • 24-hour phone assistance for information or emergency

Sustainable mobility

  • Possibility to get to Sort by public transport: train + bus.
  • The itinerary is done on foot, departing and arriving in Sort (county town of Pallars Sobirà).