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Experience a Visit to This Wonderland: Andorra

Andorra is a small mountainous European country which actually works as a line between France and Spain separating these two countries. This is a parliamentary co-princedom country which includes just 450 sq km. area. In this small populated country with 66824 people, you will find about 61% Spanish people, 30% Andorran people and 9% French people.

A few major cities of this country are Andorra la Vella (capital), Ordino, Canillo, Escaldes-Engordany, encamp etc. Some eye-catching scenarios with beautiful landscapes, mountains, rivers are the main attractions for the nature lovers. It is the best place for good hiking because the landscape helps in providing good quality hiking for the tourists. It also helps in the winter in providing good skiing.

History
The documentation of Andorra’s history is not very strong. Its history is around five thousand to eight thousand years old. Andorra was a small part of Roman Empire and then the northern barbarian tribes used Andorra as a gateway to the provinces of Iberia. The actual story of Andorra begins with Spain’s moor invasion. The modern era of the country started in 1978 and the government was formed in 1981.

Popular Places and Attractions
When you plan to visit Andorra, don’t forget to visit the following places. The Casa d'Areny-Plandolit Museum is situated in ordino which is considered to be a major attraction of Andorra. Since it is built on the basis of Andorran houses, it gives an insight to the living style of Andorran people since 1633.

Another attraction is Casa de la Vall which is popular because of its unique architecture. Santa Coloma Church is also a place of attraction in Andorra which is the oldest church of the country. The church is unique in its way since it includes the wooden icon of lady of mercy of 12th century.

Andorra is very popular for its winter sports because heavy snowfall helps to have this enjoyment. The very popular and well equipped sky stations like arinsal and soldeu terter should not be missed out for sure.   

Getting Around in Andorra
In order to visit the places of the country, you can use the bus and minibus services, you can hire car from local and international firms. You are sure to get comfortable train services also.

Places for Entertainment
One important place you should not miss in your visit to Andorra is Caldea. It is a famous health spa which is equipped with all modern facilities and is situated in the heart of the mountains.

Most importantly, don’t forget the shopping part. This small country is considered to be a hub of shopping which is famous for electronic goods, alcohol, cosmetic items, watches etc.

If you visit the country in the months of July, August or September make sure you enjoy to the fullest in some of their important festivals like Meritxell, Canillo, Ordino, Sant Julia de Loria, Encamp etc. Besides that, the names of some special national food items of the country to be tasted are coques, truites de carreroles, trinxat etc.

Accommodation Options
In Andorra you will get hotels of every range for a comfortable stay in the country, from budget hotels, bed & breakfast, youth hostels and guest house to luxury 5 star hotels and ski resorts.

Currency
The currency of the country Andorra is Euro.
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