Yebra de Basa

This locality is located in the foothills of the Central Pyreneesin the province of Huesca, and is part of the Alto Gállego Region. It comprises the urban centres of Yebra de Basa, Sobás, San Julián de Basa, Orús and Fanlillo, as well as the uninhabited villages of Cortillas, Cillas and Sasa de Sobrepuerto. Yebra de Basa is the county town of the area.

The economy of the locality is based mainly on agriculture and livestock, often combining these activities with other work.

The event that best represents the locality is the Procession of Saint Orosia, which is celebrated on 25th June.

PLACES OF INTEREST IN THE AREA:

In Yebra de Basa: Parish church

Group of shrines to Saint Orosia

Saint Orosia’s Spring

The icehouse in the Purtiello mountainside

In Sobás: The village architecture

In San Julián de Basa: Torre House, the village architecture

In Fanlillo: the village architecture

In Orus: Saint John’s Parish Church

MOST POPULAR EXCURSIONS AND WALKS:

To Saint Orosia’s Shrine

To the icehouse

To the village of de Sardas

LOCAL FESTIVALS:

29th November: Saint Saturnin (Fanlillo)

24th June: Saint John (Orús)

25th June: Saint Orosia (Yebra de Basa), village fiesta and procession to the shrine

10th August: Saint Lawrence (Yebra de Basa)

15th August: Our Lady of August (Sobás)

25th August: Saint Ginés (Espín)

31stAugust: Saint Raymond (Sasa de Sobrepuerto)

13th September: Saint Julian (San Julián de Basa)

7th October: Our Lady of the Rosary (Cillas)

12th October: Our Lady of the Pillar (Cortillas)

MORE INFORMATION:

Yebra de Basa Town Hall

C/ La Iglesia, s/n – 22610 Yebra de Basa (Huesca)

Tel: +34974480823 – Fax: +34974480823

Email: aytoyebra@terra.es

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