The town of Sant Joan de les Abadesses is located in the high valley of the River Ter. The story is linked to the Monastery, founded by Guifré el Pelós year 887, which is the center of spirituality and culture. Also saves artistic jewels of great value, like the descent of Christ Romanesque. The museum houses textiles, jewelry, paintings and sculptures from the eleventh century. You can visit the remains of the ancient walls of the medieval town. Tradition, festivals and sporting events on a yearly course, along with depictions of the legend of "Comptet Arnau" give strong personality in the town.
Located two kilometers from Sant Joan de les Abadesses, heading Ogassa. It is right next to the "Ruta del Ferro" bicycle touring route which follows the route of the old railway track Ripoll Ogassa. The house is located also on the route of mountain GR1. It is 30 km. the slopes. Starting point for excursions to the Pyrenees mountains.