Ansó is the main village in the Ansó Valley which is part of the Western Valleys of the Pyrenees Natural Park in Spain. It is a peaceful area without much tourist development. The village has preserved well its traditional Pyrenean architecture and thanks to this has been declared a Place of Cultural Value/Interest. Its 405 inhabitants have access to simple, but ample services, including a health clinic, banks, post office, pharmacy, grocers, butcher, bakers etc. The state school stands out as innovative. Ansó has an extensive territory (251,83 km²) of great beauty and exceptional biodiversity which is a treasure for nature lovers and for mountain sports.




borders, inner peripheries, mountains, sparsely populated areas

Degree of urbanization


population of 405

Village Solutions

Program of Promotion and Assistance to the Rental of the Neighboring Houses

A local project financed with own resources whose objective is improve the rental housing market and thus combat speculation or deterioration of empty houses


Structural changes towards sustainable development in a mountain municipality

This project was launched in 2009 and obtained in 2013 the first CONAMA Award for Sustainability; State recognition granted by the Ministry of the Environment through its National Congress and the Biodiversity Foundation. I


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