How the herds spend the summer on the livestock mountain of Llessui
Located at the head of the Vall d’Àssua, on the outskirts of the National Park, almost the skirt of the majestic Montsent de Pallars (2,883 m.), We find the mountain of Llessui where thousands of sheep graze in summer. . sizzles, brown cows and horses.
It is the mountain that is the protagonist of the famous announcement of the Shepherd’s water of Veri that some register and that we encourage you to discover a circular route that proposes you for the livestock mountain of Llessui.
To teach transfer by car to the town of Llessui, when we visit the Shepherds’ Museum of the Vall d’Àssua (Aigüestortes National Park Office and Sant Maurici Lake).
During the course of their resources, different populations and their traditional constructions and visitable spaces were discovered, giving an introduction to the main institutions on this territory and its traditions.
In a shepherd’s museum, located in the old schools of Llessui, he will introduce you to the life cycle of the herds and the unknown pastor, and we will tell you the legend of Torena. Next, we climb the mountain with a 4×4 vehicle along the track that runs along the periphery of the national park, and also crosses the Pedals de Foc route, which offers exceptional panoramic views of up to 2,000 m. high, to continue planning and daring for all the fauna and flora of the place, see how to see the herds in summer and delve into the native breeds and the history of grazing.
We will make the return by the called track of the Bago to continue discovering this natural place and full of life that is the livestock mountain of Llessui, until it returns to Sort. We can also arrange the departure and arrive at a Llessui in order to reach the majority of the valley, its lodgings, its restaurants (with a gastronomy obliged to meet) and its visitable spaces.
Ideal for families and children!
- Activity dates: From 24 June to 1 November
- Price: 45,00 €
- Duration: Half day
- Difiiculty: Very easy
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