Oristà is situated in the southern part of Lluçanès, and has an area of 68,88 Km2. The average altitude is 700 metres. The Gavarresa stream goes through the town. The territory is fantastic for nature lovers and those who love the outdoors. From the highest points of the town, on a clear day, one can see the Cadi, Montserrat, Montseny, Pedraforca, Rasos de Peguera, Collada de Tosses, etc. The town is full of Pre-Romanesque and Romanesque art. An arquitectural masterpiece of the county is the Pre-Romanesque crypt.