Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch / Tourism

The Bellesguard Tower (Antoni Gaudí): the Catalan art nouveau and the Gothic styles

The Bellesguard Tower (Torre Bellesguard), also known as Casa Figueres, was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1900 and 1909, using rectilinear forms rarely seen in his other work. His inspiration was the medieval castle of Martin I, also known as Martin the Humane, the last king of the Catalan dynasty of the House of Barcelona, …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Viella – one of the best central parts of the Pyrenees to start exploring these mountains

Vielha e Mijaran (traditional Catalan name: Viella i Mitjaran; until 1984 Viella – Mitg-Aran) is a municipality in the Aran Valley, formed in 1970 with the annexation of six Aranese municipalities with Viella. The latter is the Aranese capital, head of the municipality, the Valley and its judicial party. Located in the Lleida municipality.

It is …

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