Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Andorra Part 2 - Sightseeing Andorra

Andorra Travel and Tourism
Church in Andorra la Vella
Circ Del Colells
Coll de Ordino
Estanque de Creussans, Ordino
Incles Valley, Soldeu
Lake in Ordino
Lake in Pessons Mountains
The Church of Sant Iscle, La Massana
The Church of Sant Miguel in Engolasters
Vall d'Iscle, Canillo
Travel and accommodation in Andorra
The capital of Andorra - Andorra la Vella
Andorra la Vella (otherwise it is called Andorra la Vella) is one of the seven Parish, as well as the capital of Andorra. The population of Andorra la Vella about 21 000 people, and the city takes on the area of ​​12 square kilometers. Andorra la Vella is located in the Pyrenees mountains, at an altitude of about 1079 meters. In place of the merging of two rivers, which form the river Valira, from which the town got its name. Andorra la Vella is considered to be the highest mountain capital of Europe!
Arinsal - is a small village in Andorra, located at an altitude of 2560 meters, close to the border with Spain. In the summer Arinsal is a favorite place for hiking and cycling, and to all those who just want to relax and enjoy the scenery. In winter Arinsal offers activities such as skiing and snowboarding for beginners. However, in Arinsal, there is also a good selection of trails for skiers of intermediate level training.
Ordino is the northernmost district in the Principality of Andorra! Ordino is located in the north-west of the country. In Ordino there St. George Orthodox Icons Museum, which is considered one of the landmarks of the town. The Museum of Orthodox icons collected more than a hundred both Russian and Greek, and even Bulgarian icons from the XVI century to the XX century! Amongst the icons, the Museum has a unique library and videos of the places where they had been brought to the icon. There is an extensive collection of photos of Orthodox cathedrals and churches.
Of particular interest is in Ordino Museum for Minutes, which contains masterpieces of Ukrainian master Nicholas Syadristogo. These microminiature only visible under a microscope! In Ordino can visit the Museum of architectural miniatures, in which the models of the most beautiful buildings of Andorra. Still open in Ordino
Ethnographic Museum and d'Areni Plandolit, which is the legacy of the house Areni Plandolit dynasty (from 1633). The Museum is an exhibition devoted to the most famous people of Andorra.
Enikamp located in the east of Andorra. In 2004, there were about Enikampe 11,800 residents. Enikamp located at 1300 meters above sea level. Enikampa economy is mainly based on tourism, especially in the winter skiing, as well as hiking in the summer. An extensive network of retailers represented in the town of Encamp.
The city used cable car that connects to Lake Engolasters Enikamp but it is also a lift and the ski resort of Grandvalira.
Engolasters is a small village in Andorra, located in the parish of Escaldes. Engolasters located about five kilometers east of the capital Andorra la Vella.
Canillo is one of the seven Parish in Andorra. Canillo is located in the northeast of Andorra. Canillo - it is a small town, but in spite of this it is the administrative center located just five kilometers from the ski resort of Soldeu. Located in Canillo Ice Palace Palau de Gel, which is the main attraction of the city. Ice Palace is the length of the pool about 25 meters, a large indoor ice rink, gym, it also has a sauna and a video arcade. Many restaurants and cafes.
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