Sightseeing in Andorra

Sightseeing in Andorra
Andorra is a country which is an epitome of beauty and serenity at the border of France and Spain. There are innumerable spots for sightseeing in Andorra. It is the oldest nation of Europe, so it is decked up with scores of churches, museums and other heritage sites. Sightseeing in Andorra will be specially enjoyable for those persons who have great panache for history.


Cultural tours in Andorra is very much in vogue in the country , whose economy mainly thrives on the tourism of the beautiful country.

Records prove that about ten million people visit Andorra every year. The great opportunities of winter sports, the pleasant summer climate and the wide range of duty free shops make Andorra a perfect destination for the leisure travelers.

The capital of Andorra is Andorra La Vella. It is located at the mid point of two mountainous streams.

The main tourist attractions in Andorra are mostly located here and hovering round the spots will give you a nice experience of sightseeing in Andorra.

The various points Andorra sightseeing are:

The 12th century Church of Santa Coloma with its spectacular bell tower. It is one of the most ancient churches in the country.

The Postal Museum in Ordina.

The Museu de Maquetes d’ Art Romanic is a collection of Romasque Church.

The Museu de Nines Russes with a selection of over 200 ‘matrioshka’ dolls.

Casa de la Vall, the 18th century Parliament House, serving as the legislature since 1702. It is great venue for sightseeing in Andorra.

The Barri Antic or the Old Quarer are the places in Andorra La Vella still bearing the quaint essence of far off times.

The town of Escaldes- Engordany is renowned as a spa town and for its various Romanesque structures. This town is also the base for the Andorran festival during early September celebrated in honor of the Virgin of Meritxell.

The town of Ordino is also well known for its skiing opportunities. That will be a great break during sightseeing in Andorra.

The town of Encamp houses the Automobile Museum and the most impressive spot of sightseeing in Andorra, the church of Esglesia Sant Roma de les Bons.