Vilanova de Sau

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Vilanova de Sau
Pantà de Sau (Sau Reservoir)
Pantà de Sau (Sau Reservoir)
Coat of arms of Vilanova de Sau
Coat of arms
Vilanova de Sau is located in Catalonia
Vilanova de Sau
Vilanova de Sau
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°57′N 2°23′E / 41.950°N 2.383°E / 41.950; 2.383
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Osona
 • Mayor Joan Riera Comellas (2015)[1]
 • Total 58.8 km2 (22.7 sq mi)
Elevation 558 m (1,831 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 314
 • Density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vilanovenc

Vilanova de Sau is a town in the comarca of the Osona in Catalonia, eastern Spain. It is situated in the valley called Sau. The Ter river runs through the valley, now damed into Pantà de Sau, a reservoir which is in the municipal territory of Vilanova de Sau, and is a tourist attraction and base for water sports and hiking. The reservoir houses the submerged village of church of Sant Romà.

The municipality is linked to Vic and the C-25 (Eix transversal, Girona-Lleida) by the N-141 road.


  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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