Naut Aran (Salardú)

Province: Lleida
Shire: Val d'Aran
Inhabitants: 1729
Extension: 255,8 Km2
Altitude: 1267 m

Salardù, which is also known as Naut Aran (Aran name), is a small town located in the Pyrenees region of the Vall d'Aran. To the right of the municipality is the Garonne. And it is in this term where more than half of the lakes in the region, among which we highlight the lake and pond Obago Rius.

Salardú's strategic location at the entrance of Valle generated it was a fortified town in medieval times. In fact, still preserved from this time a part of the wall and the portal Pallars.

The term Salardú comprises various cores. Most of them were annexed circa 1968. These are Tredòs, Bagergue, Gessa, Unha, Arties, Garos, Montgarri and Baqueira, the latter is formed due to the creation of the ski resort of Baqueira-Beret.

The church of Sant Andreu de Salardú is located in the upper part of town, where once stood the castle which, today, are the remains alone. Inside it lies the famous Romanesque sculpture Salardú Christ. If we enter the village, in its main square we see a beautiful nineteenth century fountain.

In relation to the industrial heritage in the region of the Aran Valley and the Pyrenees, in general, during the seventeenth century saw a great expansion of flour mills as it is a region full of rivers and therefore was ideal to convert this energy stream and activate the machinery for grinding grain. In Salardú, specifically, installed one. This flour mill has been restored to show visitors the operation and the process of preparation.

As regards the weather changes are compared to the rest of Catalonia. In Salardú climate is Atlantic. But this is not the only difference as in the Aran Valley have their own language, Aranese.

Where to sleep

Casa Chin

Vielha e Mijaran (a 7.9 Km)

The Casa Chin cottage is an 18th-century Aranese house located in Betren,…

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Hotel Riu Nere

Vielha e Mijaran (a 8.8 Km)

Cozy hotel with 48 rooms with bathroom, ideal for skiers, hikers, cyclists…

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Hotel Urogallo

Vielha e Mijaran (a 8.9 Km)

Located in the heart of the Aran Valley ideal for access to…

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Carros de Foc

Vielha e Mijaran (a 8.6 Km)

"Carros de Foc" is an organization, which are part of the nine…

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Hotel Lo Paller

Alt Àneu (a 18.8 Km)

Mountain Hotel, located in the town of Valencia d'Àneu, halfway between the…

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Hotel Roya

Espot (a 20.8 Km)

Cozy mountain in Espot, very Close to National Park Aigüestortes St. Maurice,…

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Càmping la Torre

Espot (a 21.1 Km)

Located 1 km from the ski resort Gran Pallars Espot 10-minute walk…

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Hotel i hostal Vall d'Àneu

Esterri d'Àneu (a 20.2 Km)

Two different buildings that you can enjoy 100%, in the same way…

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What to do

Viles Florides

Villas Floridas promotes the flower and the plant as Catalonia's natural heritage…

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Carros de Foc

Vielha e Mijaran (a 8.6 Km)

"Carros de Foc" is an organization, which are part of the nine…

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MónNatura Pirineus

Alt Àneu (a 17.8 Km)

Stays and activities for all audiences with a clear mission: to sensitize…

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Obaga activitats

Alt Àneu (a 17.3 Km)

Obaga is a company of environmental services and ecotourism that trembles the…

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Termas Baronía de Les

Les (a 19.5 Km)

Termas Baronía de Les is a thermal center with mineral-medicinal water declared…

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Pirineus Parc Aventura

La Guingueta d'Àneu (a 24.4 Km)

Surrounded by water and nature, Pirineos Parque Aventura is a fun space…

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Weather forecast

10-07-2020
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Evening Weather forecast Evening
Max 26º
Min 13º
11-07-2020
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Max 17º
Min 15º

Deals

Workshop and Exit The magic of the butterflies

Casa Chin (Vielha e Mijaran) (a 7.9 Km)

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Workshop / Departure: Bats, magicians of the night

Casa Chin (Vielha e Mijaran) (a 7.9 Km)

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Astronomical observation with Pyrenean liqueurs tasting

Obaga activitats (Alt Àneu) (a 17.3 Km)

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15.00 € 13.50 €

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