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Taüll is a village of 260 people in Catalonia. It is home to the church of Sant Climent de Taüll, an excellent example of Romanesque architecture.

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There is a relatively new ski centre at Taull or Boi-Taull. This is separate from the old vllage of Taull, which is reached from Boi at the end of the Boi Valley.

Santa Maria, Taull

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Taüll's economy is based on tourism and livestock.

Situated at 1,520 m abofe sea level in the valley of Sant Martí, a small valley in the Valley of Boí. The closest river is the Sant Martí river, Noguera de Tor affluent. A ravine splits the village in two districts: La Guinsa and Lo Barri. La Guinsa goes from the entrance of the village to the ravine, and Lo Barri goes from the ravine to the high part of the village.

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To get to Taüll, from the city of Lleida, take the N-230 road, that begins in Lleida and finishes in Vielha. The N-230 goes through the village of Pont de Suert. At the end of the village turn right to take the L-500, the main road of the Valley of Boí. Continue on this road after leave behind Barruera until another fork. Turn to the right at L-501, that takes you to the settlements of Boí and Taüll and finishes at the ski station of Boí-Taüll.

Buses from Pont de Suert run to Taull and the ski centre. There are several villages on this bus route, in all of which fine natural scenery is further embellished by beautiful Romanesque churches.

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Sant Climent de Taüll

Taull, though a small village, has two beautiful Romanesque churches.

  • 1 Church of Sant Climent de Taüll. Consecrated in 1123. A Romanesque-style church greatly influenced by the Lombard style, which can be seen through its exterior decoration. The artwork in Sant Climent de Taüll was important in bringing the art into the public atmosphere. The main work of art is the mural painting on the central apse of the church. Sant Climent de Taüll (Q2117586) on Wikidata Sant Climent, Taüll on Wikipedia
  • 2 Church of Santa Maria de Taüll. Santa Maria is believed to have been built in 11th century. Santa Maria de Taüll (Q1278218) on Wikidata Santa Maria de Taüll on Wikipedia

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