The privileged environment of Val d’Aran, in the central Pyrenees, with the internationally known Baqueira Beret ski resort, and with the Aigüestortes National Park are sufficient incentives to make a getaway at any time of the year.
Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, mushing, snowmobiling, sledding, hiking, mountain biking, bicycle touring, rafting, adventure sports, horseback riding, ...
Cultural visits to museums, Romanesque churches, visits to Nacarii caviar facilities, indigenous gastronomy (Aranese olha, cheeses, typical sausages, etc.).
The Val d'Aran, the only territory in Occitania where Aranese is spoken, which has official recognition and institutional protection. All this wide range of activities will make you enjoy unforgettable days in the best mountain destination in the Iberian Peninsula and the Pyrenees.
In July and August, the hotel offers a free mountain guide service with daily excursions (except on Sundays). The wide range of itineraries allows from nature walks to hiking, with different degrees of demand and difficulty.
In addition to enjoying the nature of the valley, the fact that the hotel is located in Vielha allows access to a commercial, leisure and service offer: shopping area, hospital, sports hall, ice palace, gas stations, pharmacies, ATMs , taxis, buses, museums, Romanesque and Gothic churches, etc.
More info: www.visitvaldaran.com
Free activities (only july and august)
At the Hotel Riu Nere, Tònho, our guide wants to show you those places that are unique, different and surprising. He is a Guide who, in addition to being trained and qualified, likes the mountains and loves it, especially the Valley since he was born in it, so he will not only transmit that love to you, but also his experiences, stories and customs from a more intimate aspect.
Walking along trails will bring you closer to the natural environment, to observe flora and fauna. Going up and down mountains, walking through forests or along a riverbed, enjoying waterfalls and lakes, visiting towns on local roads, you will discover the most spectacular and least traveled corners. All this complemented by knowledge of the Valley through its heritage, ethnography and cultural elements.
He is also a lover of photography, so you can take wonderful memories of this wonderful experience.
If you go alone do not worry, since almost everyone goes alone the first time; you will make friends. Your hiking companions are people like you, nice and healthy. When you are in the middle of nature, we all feel like talking and sharing the good times. You will also enjoy moments of tranquility and you will feel the relaxation produced by contact with the mountain.
You can choose between half day or one day outings, from Monday to Saturday.
Come on, go ahead and find the day that is good for you to go on an excursion.
Contact the free hotel guide and listen to the information he gives from 8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Reception.