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Escaldes Engordany 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 offer not so favorable terms of conversion. Banks are open weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; the two-hour lunch break is possible in the daytime.
2. The only form of public transport is bus. You can easily get to the Caldea center and other tourist facilities by bus. In the evening buses are fairly rare, so their schedule has to be specified in advance.
3. The church de Sant Michel d'Engolasters is admission-free, so budget travelers shouldn’t deny themselves a pleasure to visit the prominent religious object. Working hours of the temple vary depending on the season. Going on a trip be sure to specify the schedule.
4. Tourists who plan to visit little shops and restaurants on the outskirts of the resort are recommended to take US dollars too. Some small retailers and dining places also accept this type of currency; sometimes paying in dollars is more profitable than in euro.
5. Escaldes has a very mild and favorable climate. Fans of skiing can go on vacation during the period from mid-December to mid-March, and hikers will like resting at the resort in early spring and summer. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. At any time, visitors can take a taxi that is called by phone. At night, the fare for taxi services can be up to twice against the day. It’s worth noting is that taxi usually gets to ski stations for one hour or more.
7. Those who expect to rent a car need to have a standard set of documents including a passport and an international driver's license. The deposit is made in cash or with credit card.
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
8. Escaldes is very quiet and safe resort, so those who are fond of of evening walks won’t deny themselves a pleasure. You have to be extremely cautious in crowded areas, as pickpocketing is quite common.
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Artigas Gardens

From the series “Top 16 Most Unusual and Original Parks and Gardens”
Thus, apart from the usual arbors and benches, the Artigas Gardens have secluded artificial caves, where it will be nice to relax away from prying eyes. The luxury garden was a gift of the great architect to the Artigas family who gave him a shelter during stay in the town of Pobla de Lillet. Those who want to take a stroll through the picturesque park, should definitely take a pair of comfortable shoes, because all the tracks in the garden are paved with cobblestones. … Read further

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