Andorra, the Perfect Destination for 2021

The Principality of Andorra

Andorra's unique selling points

  • fresh mountain air
  • great health system
  • more than 80% nature
  • low pollution
  • good infrastructure
  • large ski resorts
  • sports country
  • mediterranean climate
  • 2000 sun hours a year
  • tasty gastronomy
  • cultural diversity
  • foreign investors welcome
  • 100% internet access
  • living lab for innovation
  • free public education
  • top 5 safest countries in the world (World Bank Report)
  • practically zero crime 
  • political stability
  • no incidents of terrorism
  • more than 740 years without war
  • as co-principality protected by both Spain and France
  • does not participate in military conflicts
  • strict border controls
  • drugs forbidden
  • violation of rules may lead to expulsion
  • on white list of OECD
  • more than 80% nature
  • 3 natural parks
  • Unesco World Heritage Site
  • 1 Biosphere Reserve
  • more than 70 lakes
  • 65 mountain peaks above 2500m (highest point 2942m)
  • low pollution
  • working on renewable energy and sustainability
  • 30 mountain refuges
  • 6 of which staffed
  • 3 mountain parks
  • ski resorts in winter
  • > 300km hiking trails
  • high positive vibration
  • natural environment
  • foodies offer km0
  • loads of sunny days (vitD)
  • superb air quality
  • good water quality
  • huge outdoor leisure offer
  • sunset walks
  • nordic walking
  • high life quality
  • meditation in nature
  • health baths in nature
  • massage – reiki 
  • foot reflexology
  • reconnection healing
  • treatments for body & mind
  • 35 natural thermal springs
  • 45000m2 thermal spa 
  • many hotels with spa area
  • workshops on wellbeing
  • beauty treatments
  • relaxation areas
  • bowl and gong meditations
  • conscious breathing
  • acupressure
  • traditional chinese medicin
  • cbd treatments
  • chaman experience
  • afrodance
  • kinesiology
  • rituals
  • wellness breaks 
  • laughter yoga
  • body tapping
  • hiking
  • cycling and biking
  • ebike, fatbike, mtb
  • downhill biking
  • health baths (cocktail of practices in nature)
  • via ferrata
  • horse riding
  • canyoning
  • rafting
  • archery
  • adventure (buggy/jeep/kart)
  • zipline – airtrekk
  • tobotronc/gliss slide
  • sport centre in every parish
  • extreme sport centre
  • pools 
  • squash
  • padel
  • fitness/weights
  • yoga (kundalini/hatha…)
  • martial arts
  • tennis
  • golf
  • snow shoe
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • freestyle
  • skimo / randonnee
  • cross-country skiing
  • sledging – tubbing
  • heli ski
  • ski scooters / motors
  • igloo building
  • mushing / sledge dogs
  • rich and unique history
  • theatre/music/dance
  • many traditions like “fallas”, “castells”, “esbarts”……
  • village feasts
  • free language classes to learn the catalan language
  • try the local foodies
  • products “made in andorra”
  • more than 40 romanesque churches and monuments
  • our Basilica Sanctuary of Meritxell (patron saint)
  • museum Carmen Thyssen
  • motor museum
  • miniature museum
  • the House of the Valleys
  • perfume museum
  • cal pal & dry stone art
  • espai columba, the romanesque museum and church of sta coloma
  • museum house casa cristo
  • casa d’areny i plandolit
  • museum house casa rull
  • tobacco museum
  • the mountain villages
  • the capital city
  • historical centre
  • panoramic view points
  • street art & roundabouts
  • hydroelectricity museum
  • cultural footpaths
  • path for health and human rights (WHO Europe)
  • free public education
  • high standard
  • languages cat, es, fr, en
  • 3 public school systems
  • French
  • Andorran
  • Spanish
  • primary schools in every parish
  • secondary schools in most communities
  • free creches 
  • private nurseries
  • home-schooling is not permitted, until age of 16 schooling is compulsory
  • private schools are Col.legi International dels Pirineus and British College
  • University Studies in Andorra: Both Virtual and On-Site: Universitat d’Andorra (UDA)
  • And Virtual Only: Universities of Carlemany, Europea and La Salle
  • lowest value-added tax in Europe: 4.5%
  • average social contribution for companies: 15.5% 
  • company taxes on benefits max. 10%
  • corporate tax for companies who manage intangible assets or develop trade activities, investments and financing on international level: Max. 10% of corporate taxes
  • some holdings are exempt from corporation taxes
  • important generous tax exemptions including 100% in the PIT  in the first 24,000 € per year
  • very affordable costs related to business and infrastructure
  • relatively low annual expenses regarding municipal, government and chamber of commerce rates: Ca. €800 for ordinary companies
  • Andorra has double taxation agreements (CDI) with Spain, France, Cyprus, Malta, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates
  • These agreements are intended to prevent a person from having their income recorded twice due to residing in two different territories alternately
  • Slowly Andorra is closing new double taxation agreements with other countries
  • local experts
  • without complications
  • stress-free experience
  • handpicked accommodation
  • +30 years of experience in tourism
  • risk-free booking
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Combine your stay in Andorra with beautiful spots in Spain. Just inform us about your interests and we will happy to help you
create the perfect trip.

Let's build your bucket list holiday together!

Barcelona is a city on the coast of northeastern Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. The Province of Barcelona and is home to around 4.8 million people, making it the fifth most populous urban area in the European Union. 

 

Founded as a Roman city, in the Middle Ages Barcelona became the capital of the County of Barcelona. After joining with the Kingdom of Aragon to form the confederation of the Crown of Aragon, Barcelona, which continued to be the capital of the Principality of Catalonia, became the most important city in the Crown of Aragon and the main economic and administrative centre of the Crown, only to be overtaken by Valencia, wrested from Arab domination by the Catalans, shortly before the dynastic union between the Crown of Castile and the Crown of Aragon in 1492. Barcelona has a rich cultural heritage and is today an important cultural centre and a major tourist destination.

Particularly renowned are the architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, which have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 

 

Barcelona is a major cultural, economic, and financial centre in southwestern Europe, as well as the main biotech hub in Spain. As a leading world city, Barcelona's influence in global socio-economic affairs qualifies it for global city status (Beta +).

 

Barcelona is a transport hub, with the Port of Barcelona being one of Europe's principal seaports and busiest European passenger port.

The Costa Brava is the name given to the coastal area of ​​Spain that begins in Blanes and ends on the border with France, in Portbou. It is bounded on the north by the Costa Vermella and on the south by the Costa del Maresme. This coastal strip has an extension of 214 km and is included by the Catalan counties of Alto Ampurdán, Bajo Ampurdán and La Selva. It is located in the Province of Gerona, belonging to the Autonomous Community of Catalonia, in Spain.

We invite you to discover a selection of everything that you cannot miss, the 25 essentials. Monuments, events, gastronomy, landscapes and traditions. All the best of our regions.

Costa Dorada (in Catalan, Costa Daurada) is the tourist name assigned to the coast of the Balearic Sea, in the Mediterranean, located in the province of Tarragona (Spain) from the mouth of the River Foix to the Ebro Delta. The Costa del Garraf (Province of Barcelona) and to the south with the Costa del Azahar (Province of Castellón).

One of the tourist attractions of Costa Dorada is the PortAventura World leisure complex, located between the municipalities of Vilaseca and Salou, near the provincial capital, Tarragona.

In addition, places such as the Vendrell beaches, the Roc de San Gaieta, the Arco de Bará, the archaeological site of Tarragona declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on November 30, 2000, as well as several small towns or places like San Carlos de la Rápita, with one of the best fishing ports in this entire coastal sector. Inside, the walled town of Montblanch and the Monastery of Poblet stand out, where various kings of the Crown of Aragon lie.

In addition to beautiful beaches, good weather, delicious cuisine and unbeatable culture, you will also find several UNESCO World Heritage sites, as well as very nice people and the tune so characteristic of the place. In turn, both large cities and small and picturesque towns, will welcome you  to the region and their so valued "Coast of the Sun" (Costa del Sol).

Take advantage of your stay in Andorra to visit France. We offer you overnight stays, excursions, cultural tours, etc.

Enjoy your tailor made experiences!

Foix, former capital of the County of Foix, is the capital of the department of Ariège. Foix is located in the Occitanie region of south western France. It is the second least populous French departmental capital. Foix lies south of Toulouse, close to the borders with Spain and Andorra. At the time of the 2009 census, the city had a population of 9,861. It is only the second biggest town in Ariège, the biggest being Pamiers.

Perched on a rocky outcrop, the medieval castle of Foix dominates the roofs of the old town. Foix old town is a particularly lovely place for a stroll, with its narrow shopping lanes and pretty squares peppered with café terraces. The imposing former fortress was property of the Counts of Foix. It now houses the Ariège departmental museum, which traces the history of the county of Foix and the castle. This hilltop site offers a stunning panorama of the town, Ariège valley and the surrounding mountains from the top of the round tower.

Foix, former capital of the County of Foix, is the capital of the department of Ariège. Foix is located in the Occitanie region of south western France. It is the second least populous French departmental capital. Foix lies south of Toulouse, close to the borders with Spain and Andorra. At the time of the 2009 census, the city had a population of 9,861. It is only the second biggest town in Ariège, the biggest being Pamiers.

Perched on a rocky outcrop, the medieval castle of Foix dominates the roofs of the old town. Foix old town is a particularly lovely place for a stroll, with its narrow shopping lanes and pretty squares peppered with café terraces. The imposing former fortress was property of the Counts of Foix. It now houses the Ariège departmental museum, which traces the history of the county of Foix and the castle. This hilltop site offers a stunning panorama of the town, Ariège valley and the surrounding mountains from the top of the round tower.

Nîmes is the prefecture of the Gard department in the Occitanie region of Southern France. Located between the Mediterranean Sea and Cévennes, the commune of Nîmes has an estimated population of 150,610 (2017).

Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire when the city was a regional capital, and home to 50,000–60,000 people. Several famous monuments are in Nîmes, such as the Arena of Nîmes and the Maison Carrée. Because of this, Nîmes is often referred to as the French Rome.

Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. It is part of the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Occitanie region in southwestern France. Prior to the mid-19th century, the town was best known for the Château fort de Lourdes, a fortified castle that rises up from a rocky escarpment at its center.

In 1858 Lourdes rose to prominence in France and abroad due to the Marian apparitions claimed to have been seen by the peasant girl Bernadette Soubirous, who was later canonized. Shortly thereafter the city with the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes became one of the world's most important sites of pilgrimage and religious tourism.

Mirepoix is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France. Mirepoix is situated in the Hers valley between Carcassonne and Pamiers.

The town, originally on the right bank of the Hers-Vif, was destroyed by a violent flood in 1289. It was rebuilt by Jean de Lévisin 1290, on an elevated natural terrace on the other side of the river. The layout of the town center has not changed since the 13th century.

At the heart of Mirepoix is one of the finest surviving arcaded market squares - Les Couverts- in France. The square is bordered by houses dating from the thirteenth to the fifteenth centuries.

French fortified city in the department of Aude. Inhabited since the Neolithic, Carcassonne is located in the plain of the Aude between historic trade routes, linking the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea and the Massif Central to the Pyrénées. Its strategic importance was quickly recognized by the Romans, who occupied its hilltop until the demise of the Western Roman Empire. In the fifth century, it was taken over by the Visigoths, who founded the city. Within three centuries, it briefly came under the Islamic rule. Its strategic location led successive rulers to expand its fortifications until the Treaty of the Pyrenees in 1659.

Its citadel, known as the Cité de Carcassonne, is a medieval fortress dating back to the Gallo-Roman period and restored by the theorist and architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc in 1853. It was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997.

Located at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône and it is second-most populated area in France. Former capital of the Gauls at the time of the Roman Empire. Lyon became also a major economic hub during the Renaissance. The city is now recognized for its cuisine and gastronomy, and historical and architectural landmarks inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list.

Belfort is a city in northeastern France in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté région, situated between Lyon and Strasbourg and approximately 25 km (16 mi) from the French-Swiss border. It is the biggest town and also the administrative centre of the Territoire de Belfort département. The residents of the city are called "Belfortains". The city is located on the Savoureuse river, on a strategically important natural route between the Rhine and the Rhône – the Belfort Gap (Trouée de Belfort) or Burgundian Gate (Porte de Bourgogne). Together with Montbéliard, Héricourt, Delle and their suburbs and satellite towns, Belfort forms the largest agglomeration (metropolitan area) in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region with an urban population of 308,601 inhabitants.

Mâcon historically anglicised as Mascon, is a city in east-central France. It is the prefecture of the department of Saône-et-Loire in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. Mâcon is home to near 34,000 residents, who are referred to in French as Mâconnais. The city gave its name to the nearby vineyards and wine 'appellation'.

The agglomeration of Mâcon originates from the establishment of an oppidum and of a river port by the Celts from the Aedui, probably at the beginning of the first century BC. Known then under the name of Matisco, the town developed significantly during the age of the Roman Empire. This is demonstrated by the large Roman hoard known as the Mâcon Treasure that was discovered in the town in 1764, the remains of which is in the British Museum. During the 4th century, the town was fortified.

One of the key wine centers in France, and the center of Burgundy wine production and business. The town is surrounded by some of the world's most famous wine villages, while the facilities and cellars of many producers, large and small, are situated in the historic center of Beaune itself, as they have been since Roman times. With a rich historical and architectural heritage, Beaune is considered the "Capital of Burgundy wines". Beaune is a walled city, with about half of the battlements, ramparts, and the moat, having survived in good condition. The central "old town" or "vieille ville" is extensive. Historically Beaune is intimately connected with the Dukes of Burgundy. southern Europe. France is among the globe’s oldest nations.

Nestled in the heart of the plain of Roussillon, at the foot of the Pyrenees a few kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea. It has preserved an extensive old center which aligns its coloured houses in a series of picturesque streets and alleys stretching between the banks of the Têt and its tributary the Basse. Its heritage earned it the title of "City of Art and History".

5 countries in 2 weeks

Live an extraordinary experience visiting some of the smallest countries of the World combined with Italy and Spain. Get fascinated by the history of San Marino, the oldest republic of the world, founded in 301 AD; admire the great beauty of the smallest country of the world, the Vatican and uncover the mysterious Principality of Andorra, located in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain. Visit beautiful cities like Milan, Rome and Barcelona and delve into the Italian art of cooking with a masterclass in Bologna, the homeland of tortellini and bolognese sauce. 

Italia

San Marino
Vatican City

Andorra

Spain