House of the Valley

Local nameCasa de la Vall
LocationLes Escaldes, Andorra

Casa de la Vall is a historical house in Andorra la Vella, Andorra. It is the headquarters of the General Council of Andorra. It lies just to the southwest of the Andorra National Library. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra.It was built in 1580 as a manor and tower defense by the Busquets family. In 1702 it was acquired by the Consell de la Terra.The floor of the building is rectangular and has two floors. An old pigeon-shaped tower stands in a corner. In the gardens of the building is the sculpture, designed by Francesc Viladomat, La Danse.

The ground floor is for the administration of justice with the court room. On the first floor, the main floor of the family home, is the Council Chamber, a chapel dedicated to St. Ermengol and the "closet of the seven keys" which are stored historical documents such as the Manual Digest and Politar Andorrà.

Tags Historical BuildingGardenParliament
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_de_la_Vall

More information http://visitandorra.com/en/companies-and-services/casa-de-la-vall-parliament-building

Email museusandorra@gmail.com

Phone +376 829 129

Address Carrer de la Vall s/n, AD500 Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Coordinates 42°30'23.3" N 1°31'14.191" E

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