Sort, Spain

I was past the Natural Park Alt Pirineu on the way to the Sort town.

Natural Park Alt Pirineu

Natural Park Alt Pirineu

Sort is the capital of the region of Pallars Sobirà, in the province of Lleida, Catalonia.

 Arrived at Sort Town, by the river Noguera Pallaresa.

Arrived at Sort Town, by the river Noguera Pallaresa.

It is located at 692 metres above the sea, by the river Noguera Pallaresa, a tributary to the Segre River. It has 2,360 inhabitants in the 2011.

The Town of Sort

The Town of Sort

Strolling the streets of Sort Town, Lleida

Strolling the streets of Sort Town, Lleida

View of the street in Sort Town

View of the street in Sort Town

Cafe I rested

Cafe I rested

Sort is also famous for its canoeing competition.

Canoeing course of the river Noguera Pallaresa

Canoeing course of the river Noguera Pallaresa

Esglèsia de Sant Feliu (Church of St Feliu) is the parish church of the town of Sort in the county Culd. It was built 17th century.

Eastern façade of Sant Feliu Sort

Eastern façade of Sant Feliu Sort

It is located in the main square, south of the town center, facing to the highway.

Main altar of Sant Feliu de Sort

Main altar of Sant Feliu de Sort

Saint Feliu was martyred at Girona after traveling from Carthage with Saint Cucuphas to Spain as a missionary.

Saint Feliu of Girona, Catalan

Image of Saint Feliu of Girona, Catalan

Saint Feliu was died in 304. He is said to have been born at Scillium. His feast day is celebrated on August 1.

Remains of Sort Castle

Remains of Sort Castle

The Sort Castle was built by the Count of Pallars Artau I culd, probably in 1065.

Restes del Castell de Sort

Restes del Castell de Sort

Summer grasses, the traces of strong men and soldiers’ dream.

Walked around here and there, I went back to the town center.

Sort Town, Lleida

Sort Town, Lleida

Bus Terminal of Sort Town, Lleida

Bus Terminal of Sort Town, Lleida

I took a bus here and left for Barruera.

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