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Centro Termoludico Caldea Although map separates Escaldes from Andorra la Vella, this place is a logical and harmonious continuation of the capital. Ski resorts of Andorra are well-known among the athletes. However, its famous hot springs, which are combined in a complex named Caldea remain the main "highlight" of Escaldes. The temperature of water here is very high (68 ° C) and it contains a lot of sodium. This water is rich in sulfur, which is often removed.
Escaldes is one of the most popular health resorts and offers options for sport activities and active rest. Ski tours and downhill skiing are very popular in winter thanks to excellent ski … Open
Of course, such opportunities, which are generously provided by nature, are widely used for maximum satisfaction of tourists. Here you will find all kinds of water features, geysers, fountains, steam showers, saunas, massage pools, etc. Tourists are especially attracted by the Indo-Roman baths and cascades of several pools.
Of course, the entire service is organized with taking into consideration the "main occupation" of the resort. The schedule of work of thermal systems is organized to be easily and conveniently used by skiers. The skiing in Andorra develops successfully for more than fifty years. Here beautiful mountain trails of two skiing areas attract numerous tourists. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1.You have to pay for goods and services in euro; currency can be exchanged at any bank. Foreign visitors should be aware that not at all the hotels have currency exchange, and often they … Open
At the resort, there are several interesting museums. One of the most unusual is the Perfume Museum. It resembles a modern entertainment center with its interior. Here, the visitors are offered to create their own inimitable perfume within the framework of excursions. In the museum, travelers can learn about how different perfumes are produced and test some of the interactive exhibits. The unusual museum is located near popular perfume shops.
Another extraordinary site is the Museum of Russian Dolls. It is quite large and occupies the exhibition space of over 250 m2. The core of its collection is beautiful wooden Russian dolls painted in the Russian original style. The museum houses almost 300 of them. Also, it is distinguished by beautiful modern equipment. During excursions, the visitors can watch interesting documentaries about the history of Russian dolls’ creation and take part in different themed events.
Gourmets won't have much trouble to find a place to eat in Escaldes, since the town has numerous restaurants of various specialties. The cozy and stylish Marquet Gourmeterie restaurant with … Open
When walking through the city, you can see a lot of fascinating historical attractions, one of which is Sant Pere Martir Church. It has preserved most of its original exterior elements, including the bell. At the church entrance, there is the beautiful Gothic cross. This monument was installed here to celebrate Escaldes had been officially recognized as the province of Andorra.
Sant Miquel d'Engolasters Church is located in the surroundings of the city. It was built in the 12th century and is considered now as one of the oldest constructions in the region. Its exterior harmoniously combines the elements of Lombardic and Roman styles. In the church, several unique frescoes have been preserved. You can visit the church absolutely for free but it’s better to check the time when you can do this in advance.
Escaldes doesn't have many landmarks to see; it's better known as health resort and is popular because of its thermal springs. Springs are in fact historical landmarks, since they were used … Open
It will be interesting for admirers of contemporary art to visit the CAEE Cultural Center. It houses the impressive collection of old sculptures. Exhibitions are also often organized, so here, you can see works of modern sculptures and local craftsmen. In the art center, different themed events and master classes are often held. Many tourists come here to buy extraordinary gifts.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Escaldes-Engordany
♥   Castle 'Castle de la Pedra' Lleida, 24.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Miglos' Ariège, 32.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Gudanes' Ariège, 32.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Montaillou' Ariège, 42.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Mirabat' Ariège, 45.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Escaldes-Engordany
♥   Natural Park 'Alt Pirineu' , 16.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nacional Park 'Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici' , 50.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Pyrénées ariégeoises' , 51.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Pyrénées catalanes' , 61.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa' , 85.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Escaldes-Engordany from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Artigas Gardens

From the series “Top 16 Most Unusual and Original Parks and Gardens”
Despite its beauty and uniqueness, the park of Artigas is one of the lesser-known attractions of Catalonia, so it would be a delight for fans of secluded places. The garden is open on weekends and holidays. However, by reservation, travelers can visit it on weekday. It will be comfortable to get there not only for residents of the tiny Catalan village, but also for the guests from Barcelona. Pobla de Lillet is easily accessible by train. … Read further

Sightseeing in Andorra: things to see

Arinsal snow resort is usually called the “youngest” resort in Andorra. Arinsal is located not far from the capital. This resort will be a perfect choice for tourists who are not so sure in their alpine ski skills as the town is famous for its sports schools and top class easy grade slopes. This is the best choice for families with children as the resort features several large entertainment centers for children including a ski school for kids and various games for youngest guests of the resort. … Open
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