For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Noguera Pallaresa.

Noguera Pallaresa

This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.Find sources: "Noguera Pallaresa" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (September 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Camarasa reservoir in the Noguera Pallaresa river

The Noguera Pallaresa (Catalan pronunciation: [nuˈɣeɾə pəʎəˈɾɛzə]; Occitan: Noguèra Palharesa, IPA: [nuˈɣɛɾɔ paʎaˈɾezɔ]) is a river in Catalonia, Spain.

It is named after the Pallars region.


Its source is at Era Font d'era Noguereta in the municipality of Naut Aran (Aran Valley) at an elevation of about 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) and barely 100 metres (330 ft) from those of the Garonne. While the Garonne flows toward the Atlantic Ocean, the Noguera Pallaresa flows to the Segre, and enters that river from the right just before the reservoir of Camarasa (Noguera): its waters then flow to the Mediterranean. The Noguera Pallaresa is dammed at several points, including Talarn Dam, and the largest reservoirs are La Torassa (between Esterri d'Àneu and La Guingueta d'Àneu in the Pallars Sobirà), Sant Antoni (above Talarn in the Pallars Jussà), Terradets (in the municipality of Àger in the Noguera) and Camarasa (just above the confluence with the Segre).

Wildwater sports

Between the dam in the reservoir Panta de la Torrassa and the lake Panta de Sant Antoni the river is a favourite course for wildwater canoeing and rafting. During spring and summer the river falls dry at night, but in the morning the weir is opened and in several hours makes it a rather voluminous river with wild water class 2, 3 and 4 rapids. In the evening the weir is closed again.

See also

41°54′22″N 0°53′25″E / 41.90600°N 0.89016°E / 41.90600; 0.89016

{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Noguera Pallaresa
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!

Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.


Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?