This small mountainous country, set on the Pyrenees bordering France and Spain, is a picture perfect destination immensely popular for skiing and snowboarding breaks. Vallnord and Grandvaliva are two large alpine areas that cover the country and are home to the well-known resorts of Soldeu and Canillo, which out of skiing season offer great locations for walking, golf or simply relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Pyrenean scenery.
Places To Go
Soldeu – the best known area in Andorra for skiing this resort is a must for ski and snowboard enthusiasts. Out of season the area is popular for walking and golf.
Andorra la Vella – the capital and sole town of this small principality.
Ordino – pretty village mostly constructed from local stone.
There are no airports in Andorra. The nearest are Perpignan in France – 128km to the east of Andorra and Lleida, Spain – 157km to the south.
The best way to get in and around Andorra is by road.
Currency – Andorra has the Euro.
Language – Andorra’s official language is Catalan although Spanish is mostly used. French, Portuguese and English are also widely spoken.
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