The churches of BETLAN, BETREN, CASAU, ESCUNHAU, GAUSAC, MONTCORBAU, VIELHA and VILAC are part of the Rota Romanica d’Aran. Some of these churches are open during the summer months (BETREN, ESCUNHAU y BETLAN) and can be visited by arrangement with guides specilaising in local heritage, who can help you discover all the secrets of these ancient places of worship.
During the rest of the year, these churches are closed to visitors, except during services, apart from Vielha church, which remains open to the public all year.
To arrange a guided tour, call 0034 973 641815.
Even before they enter, the first thing that catches the eye of visitors to the church of Sant Miquèu is the magnificent 16th century bell tower, rising above the main portal, which is set into a narthex.Discover more
A 14th century transitional Gothic building, with later additions.Discover more
This church was built in the 12th century and has had many modifications over the years. In the 16th century a bell tower with squared structure was added with a second octoganol body which had a marbel Roman pillar inserted in an angle.Discover more
The church of Sant Pèir de Betlan has a single barrel-vaulted nave, crowned to the east by a huge apse and flanked to the west by a belfry.Discover more
The church dates from the 14th Century, just as Gothic art began to emerge, as witnessed by the coexistence of the Romanesque and Gothic styles in the church’s architecture and sculptures.Discover more
The church of Saint Tomàs has one small interior nave covered with a wooden vault quite reformed, but with a semi-circular Romanesque abside.Discover more
The church of St. Martin of Gausac is one of the best examples of Aranese Gothic architecture, an artistic style rarely seen in the Val d’Aran.Discover more
The appeal of the church of Sant Pèir can be found, above all, in architectural and sculptural elements that bear witness to its Romanesque past.Discover more