Val d'Aran, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Val d'Aran, Spain? If you're planning to go to Val d'Aran, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Val d'Aran, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Val d'Aran, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Val d'Aran, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Val d'Aran, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Val d'Aran is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)

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What to wear/what to pack for Val d'Aran, Spain by month

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January

January in Val d'Aran is unbearably cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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February

Traveling to Val d'Aran in February, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March for Val d'Aran is frigid. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

April here can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

Traveling to Val d'Aran in May, you will notice that it is freezing and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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July

If you visit Val d'Aran during July, you might find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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August

Traveling to Val d'Aran in August, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

September in this region is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in Val d'Aran is frosty and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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November

November for Val d'Aran can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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December

December in Val d'Aran can be bitter cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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Activities for Val d'Aran, Spain

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Val d'Aran.

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