Four tips to spend a Holy Week in Andorra as a king
Andorra is a destination that many choose to spend the longed for Easter holidays and disconnect from the daily routine and stress. Skiing , gastronomy, relaxation, and shopping are four of the axes on which the numerous activities that can be done in the Pyrenean Principality revolve .
Give everything on the ski slopes
Andorra is the sanctum sanctuary of many snow lovers who know thatthe final stretch of the white season beginsat Easter . In its two reference stations, Grandvalira and Vallnord , you can practice from as usual modalities as alpine skiing or snowboarding to less usual activities such as the Trikke Ski or the Ski Bikes (Vallnord-Pal) or take a walk at sunset with motorcycles of snow (Grandvalira).
Eat like a king in Andorra
The cuisine has become one of the mainstays of tourism in Andorra . Apart from the typical huts, where you can taste typical dishes of the local cuisine, the restoration on the slopes is also worth mentioning. One of the most charming restaurants is the Cow Bella in the Vallnord-Pal sector , where meat is the star of the menu (it could not be less with that name).
To access this place, the more adventurous can do it by practicing mountain skiing or snowshoeing, although there is also the option of arriving by a retrack vehicle .
In Grandvalira, on the other hand, the restaurant Cala Bassa Beach Club Costa Rodona , in the Pas de la Casa , is an unbeatable option to regain strength after spending a day on the slopes . In this Snow Lounge, the same Mediterranean cuisine that is made at the CBbC Restaurant in Ibiza since 2010, but in which some more appropriate novelties for the Pyrenean climate have been introduced.
Their mountain rice is spectacular and their croquettes of ham, yummy. The best thing about this place is that, if the weather is fine, you can have a drink on its magnificent terrace with views like the Maharaja of Kapurthala.
Relax in Inuu
Inúu is the chic version of Caldea, the reference thermodynamic center of Andorra. In its water area, much less crowded than its older sister, it breathes tranquility and its treatment cabins are ideal to relax in the hands of its professionals.
Apart from that, free activities such as perfumes or healthy gastronomy workshops are carried out to make the stay in Inúu more entertaining.
Andorra is crazy for shopping (and it’s not a topic)
Surely the phrase “Andorra is a paradise for shopping ” you will have read it on many occasions. But it’s true. Andorra is an unbeatable destination to stiffen the card both in its shopping centers and in some of its stores specializing in gourmet products .
One of the most recommended is Marquet Gourmeterie Andorra , in the parish of Escaldes Engordany, in whose winery you can find many references. Perfumeries, jewelry stores, sports and electronics stores are some of the most visited businesses for those who choose Andorra as a place to spend a few days off.
Accommodation in Andorra
The hotel offer in Andorra is very wide since there are from luxury establishments to hostels and more modest pensions but with all the comforts. Although a very good option to spend a few days in this destination is to rent a holiday apartment . One of the leading websites for vacation home rentals , Homeaway , has in Andorra half a thousand apartments and residences highly recommended to enjoy a stay with family or friends.