History of Mas Riera
Mas Riera is a manor house eight hundred years of history, and thus guarantee their parchments dating from the thirteenth century. Formerly, and still, the property has its own mill and several houses of farmers who cultivated the land and then took care of the cattle. Inhabited by the children of the children of the first founders, has been carefully restored retaining its historic charm and its rich environment. A pleasant stroll through our sites will allow you to watch and relive the work of those people who took large ownership because, even if they have modern conveniences, we keep all your memories..
Maià de Montcal
The first document that the news is dated 978. Diploma is a place where it is quoted as "villa Maliano" referring to the donation made by the Earl Bishop Miró monastery of Sant Pere de Besalú a house with his court. Maià was the seventeenth century royal place, but not Dosquers, which remained until the nineteenth century the ecclesiastical dominion.
The news we have of the church of Dosquers are very late and it will not be until the year 1278 that appears cited in the testament of Pedro de Castellnou, bishop of Girona who owned the castle of Dosquers and exercised civil jurisdiction in the place.
Besalú is one of the most important medieval best preserved in Catalonia. While strolling the streets and squares, maintaining a strong medieval flavor you know and visit the different assets that make it so unique.
Sant Sepulcre (Holy Sepulchre) Palera
There are documents from 977 and around 1075 its lords, Arnau Gonfred and his wife Brunegilda, ordered to build the current basilica, consecrated in 1085 by the Bishop of Girona Guifré with the assistance of the bishops of Carcassonne, Narbonne, Magalona, Barcelona, Elna and Albi.He obtained indulgences similar to those obtained in the Holy Land, becoming a living center of pilgrimage and devotion. At present it is a meeting place for the Knights of the Order of the Holy Sepulcher.
Monastery of Sant Llorenç del Mont
The monastery was known in the Middle Ages as Sant Llorenç del Mont. The first refers to the church is a diploma awarded to Charles the Bald Sant Aniol d'Aguja, in the year 871. The church went through several hands until the bishopric of Girona. In 1002, Pope Sylvester II granted Odo, bishop of Girona, a bull confirming his property, which appears between the cell of St. Lawrence.