Night photograph of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in the nomination "Les festes del foc del solstici d'estiu als Pirineus"

summer solstice and the pyrenees

Since time unknown celebrate the inhabitants of Isil the night of the summer solstice in a rather particular manner. To the extend that in 2015 they were, together with other 63 villages of the Pyrenees, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in the nomination “Les festes del foc del solstici d’estiu als Pirineus”.