Andorra, the Pyrenean country
Get to know Andorra, the country of the Pyrenees, by visiting Grandvalira. A privileged place surrounded by beautiful landscapes and a unique environment.
If Grandvalira offers hundreds of experiences throughout the year, being located in Andorra multiplies its possibilities infinitely. Andorra, the country of the Pyrenees between Spain and France, is the ideal destination for those who wish to experience nature. Snow in winter and fresh air in summer. Incredible landscapes, natural parks, hiking trails, mountain biking and ecotourism. It is the perfect destination for lovers of nature and outdoor sports.
What to see and what to do in Andorra
The Principality of Andorra stands out for its beautiful landscapes and for the presence of Romanesque art. There are several Romanesque churches and sanctuaries present in Andorran territory, up to 40, but without a doubt the Sanctuary of Meritxell, dedicated to the patron saint of Andorra, stands out among them all.
Other examples of obligatory visits are the Church of Sant Joan de Caselles, the Historical Site of Sant Romà de les Bons or the Church of Santa Coloma, among others.
Andorra is also perfect for art lovers, as it has several museums, the most important are the Casa Cristo Ethnographic Museum, the National Automobile Museum, the Motorcycle Museum, the Sacred Art Museum, the Nicolai Siadristy Miniatures Museum or the Carmen Thyssen Museum.
In addition to the great cultural activity, there is also the leisure activity. Andorra is the perfect place for those who want to go shopping and enjoy a wide range of shops from all sectors.
If you are looking for well-being, relaxation and health care, you have found the best destination and you cannot miss one of the most visited places, the Caldea thermal centre.
Where to eat in Andorra
The Andorran cuisine is influenced by the environment, so it has flavours and products from the mountains. It is also influenced by its neighboring countries, Spain and France.
Andorran cuisine uses seasonal products and is therefore quite seasonal. Seasonal fruits, mushrooms and wild fruits are used for the preparation of its dishes, as well as seasonal fishing and hunting.
In Andorra, some of the traditional dishes are escudella, a spoon dish based on pork and seasonal fruits; trinxat made with winter cabbage, potato, bacon and garlic; Andorran cannelloni with mixed meat and mushrooms; game meat and seasonal fishing.
The great diversity of food and its high quality, make the Andorran cuisine essential and it can be enjoyed at any time of the year.
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