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Photo: Vielha Houses Catalonia

The houses of Vielha city nestle in the Aran Valley in Catalonia, Spain in Europe.

The city of Vielha is the capital of the Vall d'Aran, or the Aran Valley which is situated at the northwestern edge of Catalonia in Spain. There is a unique feeling to the Vall d'Aran and Vielha, an architectural harmony of the slate roofs and dormer windows of the Vielha houses with the surrounding lush grass and trees.The inhabitants of Vielha in Spain, mainly speak Aranes which is a Gascon French dialect. Vielha goes back to the Roman times when it was called Vetula. Legend has it that the giant known as Mandronius made his home here and fought against the Romans.The church of Sant Miqueu in Vielha, Catalonia, has architectural styles from the 12th to 18th century. The main portal being 13th century and the landmark bell-tower dates from the 14th century.The Museu dera Val d'Aran, the Aran Valley Museum, is definitely worth visiting to understand the history of the area. In the 10th century Vielha was joined to Catalonian counties by feudal treaties. ... continue below the picture...

Vielha Houses Catalonia

Vielha Houses Catalonia
Photo of Vielha in the Catalonia region
of Spain, Europe.

Pictures from photo gallery "Pictures Of Val D' Aran Pyrenees Spain"

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Vielha Houses Catalonia

... City of Vielha, Val d'Aran, Pyrenees, Catalonia, Spain, Europe.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/125 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 35mm.

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Vielha Houses Catalonia
The houses of Vielha city nestle in the Aran Valley in Catalonia, Spain in Europe.
Rolf Hicker
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