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Hiking routes in Andorra.



Andorra is a tourist country. Its mountains in winter turn into a mountain-skiing Mecca for millions of holidaymakers. Winter holidays here are cheaper than in the Alpine resorts, and the service is almost not inferior to the quality of services.

But there is another reason for the arrival here of citizens of neighboring countries. This is a reduced tax rate on many products, which are sold here much cheaper. But there is another area of active recreation - summer hiking. Andorra Republic is small, but very beautiful at any time of the year. And to see it, you just need to dress in the appropriate clothes and shoes. Then you should start off on one of the many walking trails.

Hiking routes in Andorra.

To visit the site of the tourist information center in Andorra la Vella, you can here. You can get acquainted with the routes and get a free map with their designation.

Also to the map is attached a bus schedule and a description of the routes themselves. And the latter acquaint not only with the nature of Andorra, but also with historical places.

Hiking routes in Andorra.

What you can see.

Here you can see buildings that are more than two thousand years old. Andorra is mentioned in Roman chronicles from the 2nd century BC. Since the era of great Rome, there are two existing arched bridge.

And the Arab invaders who came here in the eighth century managed to erect a fortress. The truth of it today is nothing but ruins. But the greatest architectural heritage is preserved from the Middle Ages.

What to see in Andorra.

The number of pedestrian routes laid across Andorra exceeds the 50 mark. Basically the routes are designed for an average amateur to lie on the couch and retirees. And this is the bulk of those who come here in the summer. But there are three difficult routes here. They will be interesting for young and sporty travelers.

The beginning of difficult routes can be found in La Massana, Escaldes-Engordany and Sant Julia de Loria. And if you are lean and muscular, then you need to try to pass them. I will introduce you to the most popular walking routes in a cognitive way.

What to see in Andorra.

The first of them will be Route 9. It is a tourist mountain trail. It is laid around the capital of Andorra, which is in the valley. Andorra la Vella is the main attraction of the route and can be viewed from any point of it.

Against the backdrop of the mountains, the city looks very good. This circumstance contributes to the growth of the number of photographs taken from this trail. As a rule, a visit to this route is complemented by a walk along the old part of Andorra la Vella.

What to see in Andorra.

La vall de Sorteny.

Another popular route is the natural park La vall de Sorteny. Its area is 1800 hectares. It is famous for its rich assortment of flora. The latter has more than eight hundred species of flowers and plants in the park.

Here there are very rare animals today - the Pirinean roe deer and chamois. On the territory of the park there are two mountains accessible for the ascent: l'Estanyo with a height of 2,915 m and Serrera with a height of 2,913 m.

La vall de Sorteny.

Iron Rout.

The history of iron mining in Andorra can be learned, if you become a member of the route Iron Rout. All those who set off on this route will have the opportunity to visit the mine and visit a real smithy of the 19th century. Forge worked from 1842 to 1876 and was in due time even outside of Andorra. The products produced in it were exported to Spain and France.

Iron Rout.
Iron Rout.

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Caring for their cultural heritage, the Andorians created a tourist route with a visit to three museums. They tell visitors about the life and life of local residents several centuries ago. The route is called Country life trail. If you take a subscription, then a visit to all three museums will cost 6 euros.

Аndorra.Country life trail.

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    Madriu-Perafita-Claror.

    At number three, in the route map, there is a trip to the valley of Madriu-Perafita-Claror. This area is notable for the fact that since 2004 it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the category of unique landscapes. The valley of the Madriu-Perafita-Claror is southeast of Andorra la Vella.

    With the exception of modern farming methods, in other respects, the valley creates a feeling of a piece of Europe that has lagged behind the Middle Ages. In all here there is a sense of pristine and calm. Grazing livestock and numerous shepherds' houses supplement the peace of this area.

    Madriu-Perafita-Claror.
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      Comapedrosa.

      The last in this review was the reserve Comapedrosa. It is located in the province of la Massana. Its area is one and a half thousand hectares. First of all, it is known for the fact that here is the highest point of Andorra, Mount Komapedrosa and the natural park of the same name.

      This mountain was officially conquered in 1858. Since then, it has always been popular with climbers and lovers to climb much higher. Several routes of different complexity are laid along the reserve. Depending on your physical state, you can choose one of them. In addition to the mountains in the reserve, there are several mountain lakes, waterfalls and mountain springs.

      Comapedrosa.
      Comapedrosa.



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