The parador has also numerous meeting rooms among which t he Salon Chimenea stands out. This parador is found in a unique landscape where the woods, the snow-capped peaks in winter and the freshness of the summer are the true protagonists of the landscape.1208AB
This parador is located in the tourist village of Arties which is in the picturesque part of the Pyrenees called the Aran valley. This area of the Pyrenees of Lerida has a distinct character. It is a natural paradise with abundance of flower trees and little villages.
It has skylighted attic bedrooms, which traditional mountain house style decoration gives a warm and comfortable atmosphere.
The parador is one of the most outstanding buildings in the valley. The medieval tower of the old mansion which is adjacent to the parador is of a great historic and artistic interest. It has outdoor swimming-pool surrounded by grass gardens to enjoy during the summer time.
The typical cuisine of the area is Catalan with a wide variety of dishes. Specialities include "Cocido Aranes (a chickpea stew) and "Trucha Pirenaica"(a trout dish). Other towns of interest to visit in the area are Viella, the capital of the region and the rural market town of Bossost.
The lobby area as well as the rest of the friendly common areas in the parador is functional and comfortable.