Info in the web:http://www.lleidatur.es/ing/notes_premsa/nota46_print.htmlThe Ruta del Segadors is also known as El Camí de Cerdanya (The Route to Cerdanya) because it starts at Gósol and leads to Bellver de Cerdanya. In times past, this route was used by reapers, mule drivers, Catalan militias, highwaymen, musicians and smugglers. In 1906, it was...more
In Easter, after that Priest says mass, young people of Gósol sings caramelles (popular songs).Church is the first place where caramelles are sung, after in the Major square and at last by the houses of Gósol.People in Houses presents to young singings with money, food and drink.VISIT MY EXTERNAL WEBS:Gósol villagemore
Day 15th of August, Gósol celebrates the local festivities.Acts are various in these days: -Dance (in pairs) -Dance: Ball de les cosses (View tip), Giants and giant-headeds-Petanca (pétanque in french. In english not translation)I-ndor five-a-side-Mass-Ringing of bells-Cards (playing): Famous game is "La buti" or "La Butifarra"-Clay-pigeon...more
Day 20 th Gósol celebrates The patron Saint: Saint Margaret.People meets in Saint Margaret church (2 kms from Gósol). Priest of Gósol say mass.In the afternoon major square of Gósol celebrates a great popular dance.In the Pyrenees, dance is typical with an accordionist. He plays and people dances (in pairs).VISIT MY EXTERNAL WEBS:Gósol villagemore
Every year, a weekend in July (always is sunday) it celebrates a popular truckload in Gósol and surrounding area.Distance aprox is between 10 and 15 kms.Route is easy and the scenery of route is wonderful.Start is always from major square of Gósol at 8:00 am. At the 7:00 Am, walkings are awoken by bells of belfry of Gósol.In half of route,...more
Five Restaurants are in Gósol:Cal PuxicaCal FranciscóCal TriuetCal MoixóCamping Cadí de GósolGASTRONOMY OF GÓSOL:-Chamois.Peas blacks-Corn squared-Potatoes maskeds-Garlic mayonnaise typical of pig-killing-Calf with mushroom-Wild boarWEBS:Camping Cadí de Gósol:http://www.campingcadi.com/Cal...more
Average every year, eight hundred bikers take part in G?sol-Berga in mountain-bike.Is a myth of Mountain-bike in Catalonia.Date is in June or July aprox.Aprox 70 kms.Difficulty: medium/highVisit in May:Gosol-Berga Btt routeVISIT MY EXTERNAL WEBS:Gosol villagemore
Five Restaurants are in Gósol:
Camping Cadí de Gósol
Favorite Dish: GASTRONOMY OF GÓSOL:
-Garlic mayonnaise typical of pig-killing
-Calf with mushroom
Camping Cadí de Gósol:
only a bar exist in Gósol:
Bar La Plaça
it too in Cal Moixó, Cal triuet and Cal Franciscó there is service of Bar
In villages is a tradition to meet the people in the night.
Dress Code: NO REQUIREMENTS
What to buy: In Gósol you can to buy:
cold cured meat
souvenirs: shirt, cups, keyring....
What to pay: Money are Euros
Day 15th of August, Gósol celebrates the local festivities. There is a dance typical: El ball de les cosses.
-Day 20th of July is the patron saint of Gósol: Saint Margaret.
-The festivity of to reap(August) is a tribute to works of ancestors of the village. People in the celebration uses the equipments useds at that time(at the beginning of the 20th century).
-Legend says that night of Saint Silvester(31th of desember), witches are meeted in the massif of Pedraforca.
-Day 31 of October is the fair of Everything Saints (there is sale and exposure of livestock).
-In Pentecost people of Gósol sings Caramellas (popular songs).
-When the newly-weds return to Gósol, people of village sings popular songs. This tradition is named: LES TRES LLIURES
Visit "LA SALA PICASSO DE GÓSOL".Gosol's emblematic cultural symbol is the Picasso Museum, which owes its existence to the visit of the great painter Pablo Ruíz Picasso to the village in the spring of the year 1906 and which lasted until the first half of August. The artist installed himself at the only inn which then existed, Cal Tampanada, at...more
The acts of Major festivities in August are not punctuals generally.In Major Festivities you can not to park in Major square. You can to park in a free car park or parking lot located in a country at the entrance of Gósol If you to see a wild boar then you do not annoy.If you to see a viper then you do not annoy Gósol is located in a Natural Parc...more
Luggage and bags:
IMPORTANT!!!: WARMS CLOTHES
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: boot for to walk
coat or overcoat
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Hospital near of Gósol is located at 40 Kms.
Hospital of Berga, is named: San Bernabé.
Gósol arrange of medical service (general medicine) the days: monday, wednesday and friday at 9:00 am
Medicines are carried at 16:00
Photo Equipment: -Camera: Digital or reflex. Gósol and surrounding area is very photogenic.
-Camera of Video
-spectacles: In days clears you can to see chamois in the Pedraforca mountain
Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: You must to carry according yours fondness.
For exemple: If you to carry bikes, you must to carry inner tube of recovered
Miscellaneous: You must to temember that Gósol is a small village.
You must to carry the necessary
In winter you can to see snow. Near of Gósol exist ski slope: Tuixén-La Vansa, La Molina, Rasos de Peguera, Andorra.
Every year there is the route Gósol-Berga in mountain-bike.
-Annually, one weekend of the month of July there is a popular truckload around Gósol.
-Also it organize the route of reapers of Gósol(from Gósol to Bellver de Cerdanya by the mountain range of Cadí).
Equipment: Gósol is located to 1423 meters.
You must to wear warm clothes
In Gósol you can:
-to see Picasso Museum
-to visit the Castle (El Castell)
-to practise Sports: bike, sky, mountaineering
Fondest memory: the gastronomy of region is very good