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The Pyrenees (also spelled Pyrenées) (Spanish: Pirineos; French: Pyrénées; Catalan: Pirineus; Occitan: Pirenèus; Aragonese: Perinés; Basque: Pirinioak) are a range of mountains in southwest Europe that form a natural border between France and Spain. They separate the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of continental Europe, and extend for about 430 km (267 mi) from the Bay of Biscay (Cap Higuer) to the Mediterranean Sea (Cap de Creus).

For the most part, the main crest forms a massive divider between France and Spain, with the tiny country of Andorra sandwiched in between. Catalonia and the Basque Country have historically extended on both sides of the mountain range, with small northern portions in France and much larger southern parts in Spain

Featured Hotels in the Catalan Pyrenees

Hotels in the Catalan Pyrenees:
Arties Hotels  - La Seu D'Urgell Hotels - Vielha Hotels
Parador de Artie, Arties, Catalan Pyrenees
Located in the 'Val dArán', just 7 km from Baqueira, in an area of the Catalan Pyrenees where the woods, the snow-capped peaks in winter and the freshness of the green in summer are the true protagonists of the landscape. The Parador, in the style of the local architecture, rises up in the so-called House of D. Gaspar de Portolá, the discoverer of California. It has attic bedrooms, wood-lined beams and numerous conference rooms, among which the Salón Chimenea stands out. The friendly common rooms invite you to stay the night in an ideal setting for taking up outdoor activities. The cooking is influenced by the specialties of the region such as 'olla aranesa' (stew), trout 'a la llosa', 'civet de jabalí' (jugged wild boar) and the sweet 'pescajus de Artíes'.
La Seu d'Urgell - one of the most historically important towns in the Catalan Pyrenees. The city was named after the imposing cathedral (La Seu), a lovely Romanesque building of the 11th and 12th centuries at the of Major street. Also outstanding are the churches of Sant Miquel and La Sagrada Familia, the 15th century Casa de la Ciudad and the Diocesian Museum.
Exterior Views Parador de La Seu D'Urgell, Lleida Province, Catalan Pyrenees
Alongside the Romanesque cathedral of La Seu d'Urgell towers the Hotel, in a monumental and natural setting which attracts numerous hikers, mountain lovers and an infinity of tourists who take a step closer to Andorran heaven.  The world-famous Parc Olímpic del Segre Canoeing Championships are held here in the summer.  Of note in the interior are the ancient Renaissance cloister and a pleasant covered swimming pool.  Seventy-nine rooms, a covered pool, sauna, solarium, coffee shop, air conditioning in all rooms... make this Parador a tempting offer of accommodation from which to explore the most beautiful and attractive areas of the Catalan Pyrenees.  'Alt Urgell', the Parador´s restaurant, can be accessed directly from the street or from the Parador itself. Here, both registered and non-registered guests can savor the delights and flavors of the Lérida region.
Vielha - a resort town serving the major ski resort of Baqueira Beret.  Baqueira-Beret is the most outstanding of the eleven ski resorts to be found in the Catalonia Pyrenees. Many skiing fans from Spain and abroad believe that Baqueira has some of the best pistes in Europe.  In Vielha, the capital of the Arán valley, there is an Ice Palace with ice-skating rink and heated swimming pool - the town is the centre for leisure and entertainment in the area close to the ski resort. 
Exterior Views Hotel Pirene, Vielha, Val d'Aran
A warm and comfortable family hotel that is situated in a privileged position in upper Vielha with marvellous views of the valley.  The Hotel Pirene can be found in Vielha, the capital of the Val d'Aran. It is a beautiful area with its own distinct and exquisite character, bordered by both France and Spain.  The Val d'Aran was isolated throughout the long, hard winters until the construction of the Vielha tunnel only 50 years ago. This in some ways has conserved the customs and traditions unique to the valley and its language - Aranese.  We offer our clients a professional and family orientated service.  Single, double, triple and family rooms are available. All are comfortable and cosy with marvellous views of the valley.
Exterior Views Parador de Vielha, Vielha, Lleida Province (Pyrenees)
The hotel is in an area of unparalleled beauty, the Arán valley, of green and white landscapes beneath the radiant light of the Pyrenees of Lleida. Ideal for skiers, ramblers and nature-lovers, the hotel’s rooms offer unbeatable views of the mountains, even more spectacular from the circular glazed restaurant.  Many of the hotel’s bedrooms have views of the valley and terrace.  Come to the Parador de Vielha for an unforgettable experience. Let the beauties of the Arán valley bewitch you, and relax in the Spa of the Parador.  Try the services of the Vielha Spa. We recommend satisfying your hearty mountain appetite with traditional Pyrenean dishes such as civet of wild boar, pescajus pancakes with cream or the delicious local stew, olla aranesa.
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