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Museum and cultural heritage

Museums and other places of cultural interest in the Pallars Sobirà region

Esterri d’Àneu: Eco-museum of the Àneu Valleys

Opening times: all year round from 10 am to 2 pm and from 5 pm to 7 pm Monday to Friday. Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm and from 5 pm to 8 pm. Only open Sunday afternoon during the last two weeks of July and August. Groups of over 10 people please call to book.
Please call to book if you wish to visit the adjacent sights (Romanesque: Sant Joan d’Isil, Sant Pere de Burgal, Sta. Maria d’Àneu, Castell de València d’Àneu, etc., minimum 10 people.)

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 626 436
www.ecomuseu.com

Espot: National Park of Aigüestortes and Lake of Sant Maurici

Park House, Free visit.
Opening times: from 9 am to 2 pm and from 3.30 to 5.45 pm. Closed Sunday and Bank holiday afternoons from September to June. Closed from 1st to 6th January / 25th & 26th  December.
July & August: open every day from 9 am to 2 pm and from 3.30  to 5.40 pm.

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 624 036
National Park Taxi hire: Tel.: +34 973 624 105
www.gencat.cat/parcs/aiguestortes

Gavàs: La Roseta de Gavàs cheese dairy: (Unarre Valley)

Homemade cheeses made from milk from their own herd. Free guided tours available. Sale of cheeses.

Information and bookings:
Tel. : +34 973 250 079

Son: MónNatura Pirineus

Nature and Sustainable Development Centre.
Opening times: Visit to the Fauna centre: every Saturday and Sunday at 10 am. Sun observation with telescope and planetarium session: Saturdays at 8 pm.

Information and bookings:
Tel. : +34 973 626 722

Àreu: Timber Museum. (Hydro-powered woodsaw and flour mill and)

July: Weekends from 11am to 1 pm and from 5 to 7 pm. Sunday afternoon.
August: open every day from 11 am to 1 pm and from 5 to 7 pm.
September: First two weeks open weekends 11 am to 1 pm and from 5 to 7 pm. Closed Sunday afternoon. Open all Easter.
Rest of the year, please call to arrange a tour.

Information and bookings:
Tel. : +34 973 624 417

Tavascan: Hydroelectric power station

Opening times: Visits all year at 5 pm (advanced booking). Duration of visit: approx. an hour and a half. Advanced booking for groups. Price: 7 €, under 12s: 4 €. ID card or passport must be shown to enter the cave. Activities for the over-5s.

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 623 079 / +34 973 623 089 / +34 973 623 089
www.tavascan.org

Tavascan: The Noarre Cattle Sheds

Visiting times: July & August at 10 am
This  is a half-day tour. Rest of the year, call to arrange a tour. Group visits, call to arrange a visit. Price: 10 €, under-12s 5 €. (not recommended for children under 6).

Information and bookings:
Tavascan information office
Tel.: +34 973 623 079 / +34 973 623 089
www.tavascan.org

Tavascan: La Molina Fish Farm

We recommend you call to book first (always applicable to groups). Open all year from 11 am to 1.30 pm. Open evenings throughout July and August from 5 to 8 pm.

Information and bookings:
Tel. : +34 973 623 047

Altron: La Peça d’Altron Cheese Dairy

Arranged visits. From Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm and from 5 pm to 8 pm. Closed Tuesday morning only. The free guided tour lasts one hour. Groups of maximum 35 people.

Information and bookings:
Sra. Joana Quesada
Tel.: +34 973 621 732

Llessui: Shepherds  of the Àssua Valley Eco-museum

Opening times: July & August, 9 am to 2 pm and from 3.30 to 6 pm.
Rest of the year: 9 am to 2 pm and from 3.30 to 6 pm (closed Sunday afternoon).
Free visits. Please call to arrange a guided tour.
Price 1.20 €, pensioners 1 €.

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 621 798

Pujalt: Butterfly Museum

Open all year round. Opening times: from 10 am to 1.30 pm and from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 620 743 / +34 655 475 661
www.papallones.net

Peramea: Era Ortega walled village museum

Open from Easter onwards. Visits at 11.30 am, at 4 pm and at 6 pm.
Call to arrange a visit the rest of the year. Megalithic Monuments. Arranged visits.

Information and bookings:
Tel. : +34 679 735 262

Gerri de la Sal: Santa Maria de Gerri Monastery

Currently closed to the public due to archaeological excavations. Expected to be open from Easter, although this can not be guaranteed.
Opening hours: From June to September and Easter (except worshipping times), everyday from 11 am to 1 pm and from 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm. Rest of the year, call to arrange a visit. Price, 2€, for groups of over 15 people 1€, 1st Monday of every month, free.

Information and bookings:
Sra Ignàcia
Tel.: +34 973 662 068 / +34 629 353 479

Salt mines and tree nursery: To arrange a visit. Baix Pallars Council
Tel.: +34 973 662 040
consorcigerri@gmail.com

Soriguera: Museum of the abandoned mediaeval village of Santa Creu de Llagunes

Call to arrange a visit.

Information and bookings:
Tel. : +34 973 620 167

Sort: Meteorological Observatory

Opening times: August: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm. Visit lasts 1 hour 30 mins. Price 3€. Rest of the year, call to arrange a visit. Minimum: 10 people.

Information and bookings:
Sr. Ramon Baylina
Tel.: +34 676 277 033

Esterri’s live webcam: www.cannirus.net/foto.jpg

meteosort@gmail.com
meteopallars.blogspot.com

Sort: Prison Museum "The Road to Freedom"

Exhibition of the evasions from the Nazi atrocities during World War II, along the border crossings connecting the Àneu Valley with France.

  • Saturday: from 12 to 12 pm and from 6 to 8 pm
  • Sunday: from 12 to 2 pm
  • Price of visit: 1 €

For group visits outside these times, call.

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 620 010
www.camidelallibertat.cat

Sort: Pallars Sobirà Tourist Interpretation Centre

Opening times: Winter: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 3 pm. Friday afternoons from 4 to 7 pm. Summer: from Monday to Saturday 9 am to 8.30 pm. Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm.

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 621 002

Tírvia: Burial Stones of Tírvia

The Burial Stones are kept in the Chapel of Mercy, which overlooks the village. They consist of a group of Mediaeval stones of considerable historical and artistic value which were found in the cemetery, dating between the 13th and 14th centuries. The stones are mostly Romanesque, with the exception of the largest, which is estimated to be dated around the 10th century.  
Opening times: Arranged visits.

Information and bookings:
Tel. : +34 973 622 073

Sort: Tros de Sort Cheese Diary

Guided tours. 1 hour. Cheese tasting. Price of the visit 2 € (minimum 12 €). Please call first to arrange your visit.

Information and bookings:
Tel. : +34 973 621 387

Sort: Àssua Valley and el Batlliu. Guided tours

  • Guided walk around the town of Sort with curious anecdotes about the town’s history
  • Excursion round the Àssua Valley, gateway to the National Park of Aigüestortes and the Lake of Sant Maurici, plus a visit to the Shepherds’ Museum in Llessuí
  • Excursion to El Batlliu and visit to the Nature Interpretation Centre, Butterfly Museum of Catalonia in Pujalt

Information and bookings:
Town information point.
Avinguda Comtes de Pallars, 21 25560 Sort.
Open from Tuesday to Saturday and from 5 to 8 pm.
Tel.: +34 973 620 544
Fax: +34 973 62 00 64
turisme@sort.cat

Montferrer: Old Flourmill in Montferrer

Open to the public: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 11 am to 1 pm. Please call to arrange a visit.

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 351 343
www.ccau.cat/museus

Farrera:  Art and Nature Centre of Farrera

The centre is a residence and workplace for artists and researchers from around the world, set in a location ideal for reflection and for finding inspiration and creativity. 17th to 10th June 2010: Course in Architecture of Mountain Landscape.

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 622 106

Isil: Casa del Oso de los Pirineos

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 083 044

Escaló: Centro de interpretación de Les Viles Closes

Information and bookings:
Tel.: +34 973 250 610

Telefon Useful telephone numbers

Valls d'Àneu tourist office

www.vallsdaneu.org
Tel.: +34 973 626 345

Alt Àneu Council

+34 973 626 038

Pallars Sobirà tourist office

www.pallarssobira.info
Tel.: +34 973 621 002

Esterri d'Aneu Council

+34 973 626 005

Consorcio Turismo de les Valls d'Aneu

+34 973 626 568

Valls d'Àneu car hire

Sala car mechanics (Sort)
Tel.: +34 973 620 132

Valls d'Àneu public transport (coaches)

Alsa
www.alsa.es
Tel.: +34 902 422 242

Taxis

Taxi drivers association
Tel.: +34 619 811 516 / +34 659 104 575 / +34 636 669 621

Pin Transport

Coaches - Alsa

www.alsa.es
Tel. : +34 902 422 242


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