Hostalrich is a town in the Catalan region of the Forest, in the province of Gerona, - (Spain) on the south of the region west of the River.
Irrigated agriculture, forestry, livestock, chemicals, food and papelera.Hostalrich in antiquity-passed zone in north-south route, and the only natural pass between Gerona and Barcelona.
In a survey made on the hill of the castle, the remains of the Iberian period. In Roman times passed through this place inside a branch of the Via Augusta. Remains were found this way when they built the road to San Hilario.
The population of Hostalrich seems to have originated in a hostel documented since the eleventh century in a place called Onota, at the foot of the nominated road to France (ancient Roman road). The first documentary reference is clear Hostalrich 1106, and it Guerau Ponce, Viscount of Cabrera, swore allegiance to Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona.
Catalan feudal struggles of the late XII were echoed in the castle of Hostalrich because the rebel temperament of his master, Cabrera Ponce III.
Over time, those of the town of Cabrera Hostalrich became the administrative capital of the vast territories of the Viscount until the expiry of the lordship in 1836.