When I went to the capital of the French Basque country I decided to visit the nature reserve "Plain d'Ansot". It is a unique, beautiful place, only 4 steps from the city. Just cross the white bridge of Bayonne to reach this protected
This is a waterfall about 35 meters high located in Val de Varradòs which is reached by the roundabout of Pònt d´Arròs where you take the Pista Varradòs-Unhòla road. 100 meters before reaching the waterfall, we find a parking place
A very green and relaxing space, recommendable for visiting when the ski season is over as this is when we can best appreciate the greenery of the mountain. Access is done by a deviation passing Vielha, with very narrow road which
The Valley of Arreu is located in the región of the Pallars Sobirá, in the Lleida Pyrenees. It is one of the last virgin valleys of the Pyrenees where human intervention is almost non-existent. It forms part of the natural space of
The idyllic village of Bagergue is the highest one in the Valley of Arán. Access road from where the peaks of Baqueira-Beret already announce with their beauty that soon we will be nearing a lovely spot.
The village which only has
This cheese makers, famous in the area and located in the picturesque village of Bagergue, is small but has many cheeses one can taste and enjoy. The best way to get to know one of the most traditional products of the valley.
This small valley of the Torán river, right at the border with France, preserves several little villages such as Caneján, at the entrance of the valley, hanging from a cliff and overlooking the border pass of Pont del Rey, deep down
The belfry of this church stands out among the fields of greenery that can be seen from the road of Salardú. An incredible view that becomes bucolic as you near it and it offers the viewer one of the most incredible views of the
The afternoon is almost over and even though we are tired from our tour, Salardú awaits us, the grey colors and the setting sun blend the houses and landscape which appears somewhat mysterious.
Salardú is a small maze of streets,
The Val d'Aran is located in the central area of the Pyrenees. Aranese is the name that the Occitan language of Arán receives.
A very deep rooted custom in the valley is to celebrate “romerías” which are processions in honour of
Lovers of Romanesque art have a special reason to visit Arties, the lovely village of the Valley of Arán where the Church of Santa María is located.
The temple is located at the highest point of the village and faces the Garona
A good place to get lost during an afternoon strool. That’s what we did. We left the car in a parking lot and began to wander around the streets without any specific plan, checking out the incredible colored houses, stone-covered