The village of Aston and its valley of the same name

Municipality of Aston Altitude: 556 m Location: close to Les Cabannes, bordering the Principality of Andorra via the Beille plateau and the Fontargente pass Number of inhabitants: 225 Distances: Les Cabannes 3 km- Tarascon-sur-Ariège 12 km- Luzenac 18 km- Ax-les-Thermes 18 km Located at the bottom of the valley on the left of the river bearing the same name as the village, Aston is a mountain village nestled in the heart of a forest of fir trees. Many ponds are accessible via various hiking trails, among them the Etang de Larnoum or that of Laparan. You can also discover the Refuge du Rulhe, guarded both in summer and winter, located at an altitude of 2185 m and able to accommodate up to 53 people. In terms of heritage, we also note the EDF hydroelectric plant, powered by the Laparan and Riète dams, or even its Saint-Pierre church in the old village, with in particular paintings by Nicolas Greschny. Opening hours of the town hall: Tuesday: 14 p.m. to 16 p.m. Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday: 14 p.m. to 17 p.m.


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