, originally Sulien
, is a village in the valley of the River Aeron, Ceredigion, Wales. It is located approximately two miles north-west of Lampeter, on a minor road connecting Pont Creuddun
on the A482
, and Glan Denys
on the A485
In January 2014, permission was granted for a wind turbine in Silian, in the face of strong local opposition. The county council, deciding a site visit for an area that is home to rare red kite birds was not required, were enthusiastic to help "secure local business."
Silian is also the name of the parish, which takes its name from Saint Sulien, to whom the village church is consecrated. Bethel Chapel was built in Silian in 1654, and renovated in 1952.
Julian Cayo-Evans, the Welsh nationalist and leader of the Free Wales Army, was born in Silian in 1937.
Silian Halt was on the Lampeter, Aberayron and New Quay Light Railway, opening in 1911 and closing to passengers in 1951.
A local Welsh language paper, Llais Aeron, covers the area. Self-catering accommodation and B&Bs are available in the village, which is conveniently situated for visiting the towns of Lampeter, Aberaeron and Aberystwyth.
Ownership of the 1856 school, which closed in 1976, has since been a cause of legal contention. Villagers are proposing to buy the premises for redevelopment as a community resource centre.
Sillian is a municipality in the Austrian state of Tyrol.
From Sillian, it is fairly easy to drive into Lienz, and onto Italy.
Sillian (1103 m) is the centre of the East Tyrolean “Hochpustertal”.
Sillian lies between the famous South Tyrolean Dolomites and the Lienzer Dolomites. Sillian is the largest place between Lienz and Brunico
Ski resort Sillian - Hochpustertal
To approximately 55 km of slopes, everyone can enjoy skiing from beginner to professional. There are different levels of difficulty of slopes, 1 cable orbit (with 2 stops), 3 lifts chair lift and 2 surface lifts. There are also tw