Altitude: 677 m
Avia is a municipality in the Berguedà located approximately 3 kilometers from the capital of the region, Berga. Your municipality is formed by different cores core part, Avia: the Barri de la Creu, Cal Rosal, Graugés, the Moli del Castell, Obiols and La Plana. They are all relatively small cores as the number of population, but scattered in the territory of the term. Even, I must say that at the core of Graugés is a pond and Cal Rosal, former colony textile hosts various markets including Market highlights Bolet or Tòfona Fair.
Avia The core was formed around the church of Sant Martí, built in the ninth century. At that time also built the castle that served as a watchtower. The core appears to have been walled and believed that there were two doors on one side of the street from the Portal, which, today, still retains the arc between two houses and one which should be located near Gasolà lime.
As the centuries passed, the core grew, it did increase the number of houses and that some services are moved to the outside of the nucleus, as was the cemetery, and the Romanesque church rectory.
The municipality of Avia has significant natural and heritage material or immaterial. Note the Romanesque church of Santa Maria de Avia, Sant Vicenç de Obiols, or Romanesque style and Serrat dels Lladres Serradet the Bullidor. We must also be aware of the activities carried out, as are the various festivals that celebrate each of the cores of the municipality or the stockpiles that perform around shrines such as those of Sant Remei or Serni.
Moreover, we must not forget the Festival Batre Segar and held since 1989 on the second Sunday of July. Its aim is to celebrate life in the field, so we provide a series of practical demonstrations of the work of reaping and threshing, in the same way that the old way, with tools of the field and with the help of animals. This party, over the years, has changed its structure and has incorporated other elements to remain attractive to new generations.
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