Extension: 31,51 km2
Altitude: 716 m
Source INE. Official Census survey in 1.01.2010.
Natural landscape attractive, tranquillity in the air, and a natural relative isolation, have get that nowadays, most of the houses had become second residences and that many houses had been built in its country.
Forest of pines, evergreen oaks, oaks-trees, and alder trees, mostly. In a Pre-Pyrenees valley with an average highness of and surrounded by high peaks (more than 1000m. in the Northern part or of Sovelles, 943m. in the Western part, over la Tremolosa, etc.)
Sant Pere de Sora’ church
|The centre of the village is placed surrounding the St. Pere de Sora’s church. It current structure is from 17th Century, but it is known that a primitive church was built and consecrated in 960 (10th Century) thanks to Ranio abbess from St. Joan de les Abadesses Monastery and to bishop Ató from Vic. Possibly it had more improvements before the 17th Century. Revolution of 1936 destroyed its altar-pieces.
Duocastella or Doscastells castle’s emplacement
In 1224, its last Lord transferred it to Militar Order of Hospitalers de Sant Joan de Jerusalem , who linked the castle to its command in Vic.
Afterwards, the castle owned to different knights, since 1628, when it was purchased by the Descatllar, Lords of Besora and Sant Quirze. From the XVII Century, it loses its importance, despite of the lordship maintains formally since its abolition in XIX Century.
La Bella Antònia
Sources: Font de Sant Joan, Font del Boixader, Font Caldes
Hermit of Sant Joan de Sora
Annexe of the Trekking path Camí vora Ter GR-210
Trekking path Sender Central de Catalunya GR- 3
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