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The Association Pirineus Watt (PW) is developing a network of cultural routes, to promote the hydroelectric heritage and landscape of the Pyrenees

photo: Pirineus Watt (PW)

The Association Pirineus Watt (PW) is developing a network of cultural routes, to promote the hydroelectric heritage and landscape of the Pyrenees. The first of them is the Pearson Route, named in honour of Frederick Stark Pearson, the engineer who in the early twentieth century contributed greatly to the production …

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A competition for the 3rd phase of the construction of the road between the bridge of Sornàs and the town of Ansalonga is approved

The Council of Ministers approved today, after the proposal of the holder of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainability, Silvia Calvó, the tender for the 3rd phase of the construction of the road between the bridge of Sornàs and the town of Ansalonga, in the parish of Ordino.

This road gives continuity to the existing one from the …

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Natural science in Madriu-Perafita-Claror by Susanna Simon

Summer activities 2018 in Madriu-Perafita-Claror: come and discover the valley from another point of view

Susanna Simon, Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley, management department’s director: 

Summer activities 2018 in Madriu-Perafita-Claror

As every year, we have organised several summer activities for everybody to come and discover the valley, whatever your age or interests. At the same time, and throughout the summer, at the Portal de la Vall there will be a small exhibition of utensils and photographs …

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Natural science in Madriu-Perafita-Claror by Susanna Simon

The cultural heritage of the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

Susanna Simon, Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley, management department’s director:

“The cultural heritage of the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley.

Although the natural heritage of the Valley is extraordinary, it is its cultural heritage that was rewarded by UNESCO in 2004. Let me tell you more about it.

Since 2003, three archaeological campaigns have allowed to identify over 1500 structures, assigned to diverse chronological periods …

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Natural science in Madriu-Perafita-Claror by Susanna Simon

The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley celebrated the International Day of Biodiversity (21st of May) with a free guided tour

Susanna Simon, Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley, management department’s director:

“Do you know the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley, the only World Heritage site in Andorra?

The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley is situated in the southeast of Andorra and covers a surface area of 4,247 hectares, distributed between the parishes of Encamp, Andorra la Vella, Sant Julià de Lòria and Escaldes-Engordany. Although it can be reached …

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