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-The village of G?sol is located at the northwest of the region of Bergued? in Catalonia(Spain) (The Pyrenees in Lleida province). G?sol is inside of Natural Park: Cad?-Moixer?
-We arrive to G?sol by the road B-400 that leaves "El Collet" at kilometre 112,9 of road local from Abrera to Bellver de Cerdanya(Llobregat axis: old C-1411 and at the moment C-16/E-9).
-Exist a road asphalted recently in the section comprised betwen Tuix?n and G?sol(C-563).
-We arrive to G?sol too, coming from: St Lloren? de Morunys(by La Coma and La Pedra), by El Port del Compte(coming from Solsona) and coming from La Seu d'Urgell. By these three routes we pass unavoidably by the villages of Tuix?n and Josa del Cad?.
-Garlic mayonnaise typical of pig-killing
-Calf with mushroom
-Day 15th of August, G?sol celebrates the local festivities. There is a dance typical: El ball de les cosses.
-Day 20th of July is the patron saint of G?sol: Saint Margaret.
-The festivity of to reap(generally, the second saturday of 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 G?sol sings Caramellas (popular songs).
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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 that time the property of Josep Fontdevila. In Gósol, Picasso underwent a transformation and during this period changed his palette, his sketching style and his rhythm of composition. His models were Fernande Olivier (his partner at the time), the village, the people of the area, the cows and the horses.
Year 2006: centenary of Pablo Picasso's stay in Gósol
The doctor Agustí Pedro i Pons stayed in Gósol a long periode
-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).
- Pros:Landscapes, calmness, sports, history, Picasso, the Pyrenees
- Cons:entrance must be in private vehicle
- In a nutshell:fantastic place
In Easter, after that Priest says mass, young people of Gósol sings caramelles (popular songs). Church is the first... more travel advice
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