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Your Andorra la Vella things to do list should include a lot of activities that you can do and enjoy while staying in this small capital of Andorra. Andorra la Vella is a very popular ski destination. However, there are many other activities that tourists can do in Andorra aside from skiing. Here are some of the great activities that tourists can do in Andorra la Vella.
Andorra imposes low taxes on goods; thus, this is a great place to shop around for local items and imports. The low tax imposition from the government makes the goods cheap in Andorra. For a great shopping experience, tourists can head off to the Andorra Free Market located in Cami Riu to find cheap jewelry, gadgets and clothes. In fact, shopping in Andorra la Valle is cheaper than shopping in other European countries.
Andorra la Vella comes alive at night. In fact, the place has plenty of bars that open from 8:00 p.m., and close at 4:00 a.m. There are a lot of bars located at the center of the city. Bar-hopping in Andorra la Vella is a great way to meet and mingle with the locals. One of the well-known bars that tourists can visit is located inside Hotel Eureka on Avenida Carlemany.
R and R in Caldea
For a more relaxing afternoon, visit Caldea which is a big building complex with a spa and sauna. The spa and sauna are located on the upper floors thus giving a good panoramic view on the entire city. The therapists in the spa are also very adept in providing clients with good services, making clients feel rejuvenated afterward.
Enjoy Andorra’s Rich History
Tourists who want to get a glimpse of the rich history of Andorra, should visit several churches in the city. The most historical of churches in Andorra la Vella is the Church of Sant Steves which posses beautiful Romanesque style architecture complete with intricate columns and beautiful stained glasses.
Visit Casa de la Vall
This is the national landmark of Andorra. This building is plain looking, made of undressed stone during 1580s, which adds to its ancient appearance. Casa de la Vall stands strongly in the heart of the city. This building now serves as the host of the Parliament of Andorra. Paintings and artifacts denoting the rich history of Andorra are also found here.