Polski
русский
Українська

A little paradise for tourists: best Andorra sights

Albina PanchenkoNews
Tourist locations in Andorra

This country is often lost on maps. However, despite its tiny size, the principality has many attractions and natural locations.

To know where to go at the end of winter, read our article!

Andorra la Vella

This city is rightfully considered the highest mountain capital in Europe. It is located at an altitude of 1029 meters above sea level. Europeans often come here to relax and shop.

Andorra la Vella can be safely compared to a passage. You will be pursued by shops at every step of the way. There are many cafes and restaurants where you can have a delicious snack. However, there are not many attractions here, but they do exist.

Visit the Church of Sant Ermengol. It was built around the XI-XII century. Go to the medieval fortress of Casa de la Vall. Its design has a watchtower. Visit the museum of the philatelist and the chapel of the House of Valleys. In addition, do not miss the government residence.

Be sure to walk across the old La Margineda bridge. It is one of the most famous landmarks in this country. The locals even joke that if you don't have any photos near the famous crossing, it means you haven't been to Andorra. By the way, engineers still cannot understand how it is still standing. The structure was built more than 10 centuries ago, but it holds up as if it was built only yesterday.

A little paradise for tourists: best Andorra sights

Ordino

This town can be called the cultural capital of the principality. The region is located in the north of the country and is famous for its natural resources. A third of its territory is covered by rugged forests. People come here to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and leave all their worries behind.

How to spend your vacation in Ordino? Explore the area up and down. Visit the medieval church of Sant Corneli and Sant Sebria and the shrine of San Marti de la Cortinada. It is a typical example of Andorran Romanesque architecture. Go to the local exhibition halls, there are four of them. These are the Casa d'Areny-Plandolit, a miniature, a postal, and original art museums. The latter often organizes master classes.

Be sure to explore the surroundings of the town. A fascinating journey through the nature of Andorra awaits you. There are three alpine lakes in this corner of the country. There are hiking trails near them. If you're too lazy to get around on your own, you can use the ski lift. It will take you to the Tristaina observation deck, located on Mount Peyreguils.

Do not miss the Sorteny Nature Park. Even the UNESCO World Organization could not resist this picturesque place. Now it is under its protection. The reserve is home to many rare species of fauna.

A little paradise for tourists: best Andorra sights

Encamp

This small town is a real skiing paradise. It is located 7 kilometers from the capital, so it is not difficult to get to the location. Moreover, a free shuttle bus runs to the resort during the high season.

From here, you can easily get to the popular and, of course, well-equipped Grau Roch and Pas de la Casa slopes.

By the way, the town boasts not only recreation centers, sports complexes, restaurants and even saunas. There are also several attractions here. Among them is the church of San Roma de les Bons. In addition, take a look at the old houses. They are scattered at every step. We recommend taking the cable car to Lake Engolasters. It offers an incredible view of the Encampment Valley.

A little paradise for tourists: best Andorra sights

Escaldes-Engordany

If you want to improve your health, this is the place to go. This Andorran province is famous for its thermal springs. Therefore, this region is most often visited to treat chronic diseases. However, in addition to healing waters, there are also places to go.

We recommend visiting the cultural center of contemporary art. It has a collection of handicrafts. In addition, visit the Museum of Perfumery. A completely new and unexplored world of fragrances opens up within its walls.

A little paradise for tourists: best Andorra sights

This small principality fascinates many travelers, especially those who come here for the first time. After all, more tourist locations are concentrated in this tiny country than anywhere else.

Only verified information is available on our Obozrevatel Telegram and Viber. Do not fall for fakes!

Other News

The Russian Army is constantly changing the direction of the main attack: analysts explained the reasons

The Russian Army is constantly changing the direction of the main attack: analysts explained the reasons

The aggressor country is preparing reserves for a summer offensive
Are you a kind or cynical person? A simple optical illusion will show you

Are you a kind or cynical person? A simple optical illusion will show you

Without hesitation, tell us where the cat is going in the picture