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The Principality of Andorra

The Principality of Andorra is a dwarf country and is located between France and Spain. Since the mid-20th century, there began to develop tourism and skiing. In recent years, many hotels and modern ski slopes with  excellent lifts were built. Andorra is one of the best ski resorts in Europe. The season of skiing here lasts from early December through April. There is a huge number of routes with various levels of complexity. Holidays in the principality is much cheaper than in average in the continent, and the level of service is on the highest level. Each year, some eight million tourists enjoy the picturesque mountain slopes of Andorra.

There is no railway or airport, so that the entry of tourists into the country is through the Spain and France open border.

Pas de la Casa - the first resort in the country. It was built in 1957 and is located on the border with France. The resort area includes two valleys, which affects with the well-groomed trails. Snow cover is simply gorgeous, thanks to numerous snow cannons. In the Pas de la Casa all slopes are equipped with lifts. The slopes of the upper part of the valley provide skating of the skiers who have a great experience. There slopes are complicated and have rapid changes in altitude. At the foot of the mountain slopes are smoother and gentle, they are designed for skiers, with the average level. At the bottom of the valley, there is the route where you can skate at night. There are different levels of hotels right in the valleys.

In the local cafes and restaurants you can enjoy home cooking, and dishes prepared especially for you by an old and secret recipes.
In the Pas de la Casa there are many discos and bars that will not get you bored. Arriving in this wonderful place, you will definitely feel hospitality and friendly atmosphere of this resort.

Encamp - is a charming town, which is located between Soldeu and Andorra la Vella. It arose as a result of a merger of several provincial villages. It is situated at an altitude of 1300 meters above sea level. You can visit an excellent sports center, discos and museums. For skiing the mountains here are in the ideal conditions. Among the interesting sights highlighted Automobile Museum, and historical complex Le Bon, located in the city center. You can also look at the picturesque Church of San Roma, built in the 12th century and tap tower carved in the rocks.

Ordino-Arcalis is considered the pearl of Andorra. This resort is located in the north. Fresh town and mysterious mountains attracts tourists. He is considered one of the most romantic places of Andorra, thanks to its stone streets and Romanesque churches. The city has a iconography museum, miniatures museum and local history museum. Here is an excellent sports and entertainment complex, where you can play billiards and bowling. This resort is particularly suitable for ski lovers, who have high level of preparation. 

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    xena - 30.11.2012, 02:28
    Wonderful place. I want to visit it.
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