High above in the mountains of Pyrenees is a small country wedged between France and Spain. This is where is Andorra. Owing to its location, Andorra is a landlocked mountainous country in Southwestern Europe that is home to 85,000 people. There are no airports here due to the country’s mountainous nature so tourists who want to travel here come by road from either France or Spain.
There are a number of great places to visit in Andorra, the region being well known for skiing. 10 km northwest of the capital of Andorra lies Arsinal, a small village at a high altitude that has snowboarding and skiing facilities. It is linked with Pal, a smaller ski station which also offers a wide range of activities in the summers like archery, go-karting, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Another among the many good places to visit in Andorra is the small village of Ordino, 8 km north of Andorra la Vella (the capital). Located at an altitude of 1,300m, this is where summer fun usually begins.
If you are feeling blue after all that mountain climbing, pamper yourself in Caldea Spa Complex, Europe’s largest spa, and a truly amazing place to relax and soothe your sore muscles. Saunas, Turkish baths, hydromassage are all included in the ticket. But you can always choose more from the endless list of extras and prepare yourself to be treated like royalty.
Stop by Borda Estevet to enjoy scrumptious meaty meals after your day’s skiing and snowboarding. Chow down on sizzling sausages and enjoy smoky, tasty meals on those chilly winter night.
Do not forget to check out Casa de la Vall. Of all the things you could think of, this building has one of the coziest parliament chambers in the world. It was built in 1580 as a residential place for a wealthy family but since 1702, it has been serving as Andorra’s parliament building. The guides offer tours of this building in several languages so be sure to make an early booking.
Nestled in snowcapped mountains and paved with trails stretching out for miles is where is Andorra. If you are seeking to go out on long walks with your better half or on a skiing adventure with your friends, then Andorra is the place to come to. With great restaurants, tour packages, nature walks and optimum skiing spots, Andorra is always abuzz with life and activity all year round. Plan a trip to Andorra now. You will not be disappointed.