What is interesting for Andorra for tourists?

Andorra – Tourist Paradise at the foot of the Pyrenees. The Principality of Andorra is a small state located in the Pyrenees. Tourism is one of the most important components of the country’s economy, amounting to about 80 percent of GDP. About 9 million tourists visit the principality every year. The banking sector, thanks to low taxes, also plays a large role in the economy, but agriculture is poorly developed. In Andorra, only two percent of the land are suitable for agriculture, and that is why the vast majority of products are imported. Although Andorra is not a full member of the European Union, she does not have her own currency, but uses the currency of her neighbors – at the moment it is euro.

The attractions of Andorra

Andorra-la-Velia is the capital and the most important tourist center of the principality. Among its attractions, it is worth noting the Church of Estelisi-de-San Esteva, located in the old part of the city. It was built in the Romanesque style in the 19th century. Then the building of the parliament was erected-another colorful structure of Andorra-la-veli. Probably, the most ancient structure of the capital is the Santa Kolom Church, which is dated to the 9th century. Andorra-la-Velia is the most important center of the principality of Andorra, because it is here that the government exhibition hall is located, which is considered the main theater and museum of the country. Many events are taking place in the square in front of the parliament building, including the annual winter music festival.   If there is a desire to travel along Andorra, you can not lose sight of the village of El Serrat, from where an amazing view of the mountains opens.   Between the capital and the border with France is the city of Encamp. Here you can admire medieval architecture, picturesque churches and stone houses. To improve health, you can go to the city of Las Eskaldes, where hot springs are located, and for lovers of active winter holidays, such ski resorts as La-slate-Kontinada or Kami de-Peredines keep their doors open their doors.

National dishes of Andorra

Andorra national dishes are borrowed from Catalan and French cuisine. The most famous national dishes of this mountainous country are: “La Pallirida” – Assorted from different varieties of meat, “Mariskada” – assorted of seafood “,“ Trinsat ” – fried bacon with cabbage and potatoes“ and “Eskudella” – very thick meat soup.

The weather of Andorra

Spring and autumn are the best times of the year to visit Andorra. Andorra’s weather in the summer can be very hot and a storm in the evening is possible. It is in the spring that the magnificent nature of the Pyrenees blooms, and in the fall Andorra is calm and picturesque. The ski season lasts from December to April. If you consider the temperatures, you can determine that in winter it does not fall below minus five, in spring and autumn they fluctuate between 15 and 23 degrees, and in the summer it can rise to 35.