Guardiola - La Pobla de Lillet Road, km 6, 08696, La Pobla de Lillet
La Sala hostel is located in the Lillet valley, in the province of Barcelona, which is an important area of forests in the Pre-Pyrenees near the source of the river Llobregat. It is ideally located in the surroundings of the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park and the magnificent Catllaràs mountain range. This location means it is possible to offer a wide range of quality activities which are of great interest, as well as being an ideal place for relaxation, leisure and hiking for both young and old.
La Sala hostel is surrounded by red pine forests and is designed to host schools, both primary and secondary, leisure centres, sports groups wanting to prepare for the preseason, groups of friends, organizations and especially families with children, either for long weekends, weekends, summer or ski season.
The holiday camp has a dining room and four activity rooms, one of which has a projector and a screen ideal for group activities and workshops. Rooms with 4, 8 and 10 beds, each having an en-suite bathroom. In addition, there’s an outdoor swimming pool that is used during the summer months; open spaces for games and sports; a football pitch and a climbing wall.
First floor: All rooms have a bathroom.
All rooms have a bathroom
The mining industry has left the valley marked by evidence of human activity, of which the Asland del Clot del Moro cement factory is a remaining example. It can be visited together with the Catllaràs chalet, works by Antoni Gaudí.
From the hostel you can make excursions on foot: thirty minutes to Sta. Cecília de Riutort, forty minutes to Clot del Moro, following the GR 4, one hour to La Pobla de Lillet, two hours to Falgars Sanctuary, and almost three hours to Gavarrós.
We should also mention a visit to the Llobregat springs, from where one of Catalonia’s most important rivers springs. There’s an easily accessible, short walk from Castellar de n’Hug, which leads us along a well signposted path to the Llobregat springs.
The Artigas Gardens, which were designed by Antoni Gaudí at the beginning of 20th century, is a place where nature and architecture merge in perfect harmony.
The Riutort petroleum mine, where you can learn about the process of extracting bituminous marl and obtaining petroleum by strolling through its galleries.
Cement train. This is a railway that used to connect the old Asland cement factory in Castellar de n’Hug with Guardiola de Berguedà, from where the narrow-gauge railway departed towards Berga and Manresa. You'll ride a diesel locomotive.
The Cercs Mines Museum is a museum dedicated to coal mining located in the Sant Corneli colony.
Other places of interest that can be visited: Castellar de n’Hug, 12 km away; Gombrèn i Montgrony, 25 km away; Nostra Senyora de Queralt sanctuary, 27 km; Ripoll, 30 km.
Statutory number AJ000177
126 km from Barcelona / 30 km from Ripoll / 75 km from Manresa / 3 km from La Pobla de Lillet
GPS Coordinates: N 42° 14´ 30.84´´ / E 1° 56´ 19.68´´
Renfe, Barcelona - Ripoll or Barcelona - Campdevànol.
Barcelona – Manresa – Berga – Guardiola, via the C-16. After 3 km, before reaching La Pobla de Lillet, there’s a paved turning on the left hand side that leads to the summer camp house, which is 500 metres away.