The Romanesque Center of Vall de Boí is currently in charge of managing the whole of the Romanesque heritage of the valley, which was declared World Heritage by UNESCO in the year 2000.The entity is not only in charge of the administration of the ensemble, but also of making it known to the public by means of the permanent exhibition at the Centre’s headquarters, as well as the guided tours, the daily opening of the buildings and the edition of information materials.
The Centre’s services:
The Romanesque Centre of Vall de Boí offers:
- Practical information in order to visit the churches: information brochures of the Romanesque ensemble, opening hours, sale of joint tickets.
- Shop selling specialized publications concerning Romanesque and cultural heritage, as well as gifts and souvenirs such as postcards, bookmarks, and more.
- Guided tour service for groups, available the whole year round upon prior reservation (Catalan, Spanish, French and English).
- Guided tours for the general public at scheduled hours during the summer, Easter Break, long week-ends and week-ends.
This interpretive space offers the visitors the initial clues to become acquainted with the ensemble of Romanesque churches of Vall de Boí. You can here discover, in an entertaining way, how Romanesque arrived at the valley, where the iconography and figuration of our Romanesque come from, what the medieval society was like, what were the techniques used in the building and decoration of the churches and what these temples looked like at the beginning of the 20th century. Ultimately, it is the voices of the past who explain how they link to the Romanesque heritage of Vall de Boí.
Monday to Sunday from 9 to 14 and 17 to 19 (Close January the 1st and December 25th)
More information: Centre de Romànic