Things to see and do - Vielha
Unmissable tourist sites
Vielha Travel guide
Vielha : Michelin's recommendations
Vielha is located in the Arán valley, on the banks of the River Garonne. Capital of the Vall and a popular tourist destination, the town boasts some fine old districts, including the Barri d’eth Cap dera Vila (the “top of the town”), home to several impressive 16C-17C mansions. The speciality of the region is the olha aranesa, a delicious casserole made from lamb, veal, bacon, black botifarra and vegetables, which can be enjoyed in the restaurants on Calle Castièro.
Tourist attractions Vielha : Things to see and do
E - 25530 Vielha
The Aran Valley lies in the north-west tip of the Pyrenees. Its remote location has helped it preserve local traditions and language - aranes is a variation of langue d'oc, or old southern French. Surrounded by mountains reaching an altitude of 3 000..
E - 25539 Escunhau
With its narrow 11C Romanesque nave, this example of Aranese architecture stands out for its remarkable doorway bearing an expressive Christ. Note also the unusual capitals decorated with human faces.
Cerra E - 25530 Vielha
This fine 12-13C Romanesque-Gothic building houses the remarkable Gothic retable of Sant Miquèu (15C) and the delicately sculpted wooden bust of Christ de Mijaran that probably was part of a 12C Descent from the Cross.
Sarriulera, 5 E - 25530 Vielha
Prix Prices from : 35 €
Located in the old town of Vielha, capital of the Aran Valley, the hotel features free Wi-Fi. Guests at Ribaeta can enjoy free guided excursions in the mountains in summer. All of the rooms at Ribaeta are heated and include cable TV, a bathroom and ..
Avenida Castiero 7 E - 25530 Vielha
Prix Prices from : 32 €
Located in the centre of Viella, the capital of the Valle de Arán, the hotel has 39 rooms, a restaurant, coffee-shop, ski lockers, social lounge and parking facilities (200m away). During winter there is a free transport service to the ski slopes. A..
C7 MAYOR 4 E - 25530 Vielha
This charming mountain hotel was fully renovated in 2004 and offers cosy, comfortable accommodation right in the historic heart of Vielha. The hotel is great for skiing enthusiasts and those looking to experience the region’s superb winter sports...
carret. N 230 E - 25537 Pont d'Arrós
E - 25530 Vielha
av. Garona 29 E - 25530 Vielha
A family-run business close to the Palacio de Hielo. It has a bar, private section and two classically furnished dining rooms. À la carte options include interesting dishes with a modern flavour, although the majority of guests come here for the set ..
av. Alcalde Calbetó 10, edificio Portals d'Arán E - 25530 Vielha
This restaurant has a bar decorated with photos and food awards, a pleasantly old-fashioned main dining room and two private areas, all adorned with plenty of wood. The updated traditional cuisine is showcased on two menus, one the daily set menu, th..
Sortaus 9 E - 25539 Escunhau
Frederic Mistral 1-C E - 25530 Vielha