Welcome to Vielha

Nestling at the heart of the beautiful international tourist destination of the Val d’Aran, Vielha invites you to discover the Pyrenees at their most authentic. Visit its historical monuments and beauty spots and step inside a rural, alpine world, set amongst by stunning mountains and valleys that all have one thing in common: nature at its most unspoilt.

Discover these small, traditional mountain towns and villages, which make the perfect base for holidays in summer and winter.

Throughout the year, countless leisure activities and cultural and sporting events will make your stay an unforgettable experience, all accompanied by the warmth and generous hospitality of the local people.

We have made a list of thirteen places to visit, to help you discover the charm of the towns and villages that make up the municipality of Vielha for yourself.



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At an altitude of 974 m, Vielha, is the administrative capital of the beautiful Val d’Aran, and, as the centre of the municipality of Vielha, welcomes you to the heart of the Pyrenees.

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Walking through this small village, situated at 967 metres of altitude, you’ll find the official archive of the Conselh Generau d’Aran, ..

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Located at an altitude of 903 metres, only 3 km from Vielha, on the road to France. It is notable for its interesting layout, whose traditional Aranese civil architecture is symbiotically adapted to the whimsical shapes of its alleyways.

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Situated at 1,041 metres of altitude, on a small high plain on the right bank of the Garonne rover, Betlan is surrounded by arable fields and meadows.

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At 1,036 metros of altitude, this pretty Aranese village is linked to Vielha by the road that leads on to Baqueira.

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Casau’s strategic location on a small peak above Vielha, at an altitude of 1,003 metres, grants it privileged views towards Montcorbison and Naut Aran.

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Neighbouring Vielha, Gausac has evolved into a quiet residential area with spectacular views over el Montcorbison and Vielha pass.

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Only a few kilometres from Vielha and bounded by the forest of La Tuca, the centre of Escunhau is made up of crisscrossing streets, with many stone houses built in the purest Aranese vernacular style.

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This small village on the left bank of the Garonne river has a charming centre that boasts 17th century houses with attractive Renaissance windows.

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This tiny hamlet with little more than 15 residents, situated on high land on the right bank of the Garonne river, offers great views over Vielha and the valley of Baricauba.

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Situated at 1,222 metres of altitude and only 3.5 km from Vielha, Montcorbau offers a splendid panoramic view of the peaks of Sarraèra and Tuc Nere,...

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This historic village, located at an altitude of 1,047, on the edge of the plain at Mont, enjoys fantastic views over the landscape of Vielha, ...

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At an altitude of 956 metres, slightly higher than Arròs, on the same slope of the peak of Mariagata

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