Andorra Travel Guide

Andorra Travel Guide
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Andorra Travel Guide A Vagabond Life

Andorra Travel Guide

A tiny independent principality in the Pyrenees mountains sandwiched between Spain and France Andorra is a popular holiday destination for skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. With stunning views at every corner and a lively capital it is a great place to visit particularly if travelling between France and Spain.

Andorra is not a member of the EU


Capital: Andorra La Valle The highest capital city in the world

Language: Offical Catalan. Recognised French, Spanish, Portuguese

Climate: A mountainous climate with cold winters and mild summers ranging from minus 2 Celsius to 24 Celsius

Money: Euro. ATMs readily available in Andorra Ville

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Things To See & Do In Andorra


A major ski destination Andorra is known for its family friendly resorts and ski slopes

Grandvalira: Pas de la Casa

Altitude: 1710 – 2640 mts

The largest ski area in the Pyrenees with 200 kms of linked runs


Altitude: 1550 – 2625 mts

Popular with all levels Vallnord has 93 kms of marked runs and 3 schools.


Tristaina Lake Trail 

A circular hike that takes you up to the Tristaina Lakes, high altitude lakes popular for swimming and picnicking by in the summer. It is a 4.4 km trail that has a moderate degree of difficulty and suitable for most hikers, there is an overall accent / decent of +/- 201 metres with the maximum altitude reached of 2300 metres.

Sola Irrigation Canal Trail

Walking paths that run along side pretty canals above the capital of Andorra la Valle. The trail starts at the Sant Ermengol school and takes about 2 hours to complete.

Camino de Toll Bullidor 

The Camino de Toll Bullidor is an easy 860 metre walk starting at a few metres from the Meritxell roundabout towards Canill and leading to the the viewpoint of the spectacular Toll Bullidor waterfall.

Duty Free Shopping

Andorra is VAT free and a popular duty free destination. Check allowance before leaving the country


Sanctuary of Meritxell: Dedicated to the patron saint  The Virgin of Meritxell.

The National Automobile Museum

The Areny-Plandolit House museum: House of Nobility and supporter of Nova Reforma (New Reform) of 1866

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