WORLD HERITAGE IN ANDORRA

WORLD HERITAGE IN ANDORRA

ENC, ALV, SJL, ESC


Discover the elements of our culture and natural surroundings that have been recognised internationally by UNESCO.

ENC, ALV, SJL, ESC


“Cultural heritage is one of the main testaments to the history, identity and creativity of a country.” (Art. 34, Constitution of the Principality of Andorra).

Among the multitude of cultural and natural assets of Andorra, there are a few that have attained a special status and of which we are particularly proud: The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley and the Falles of Andorra la Vella. Both are part of the World Heritage List, drawn up by the UNESCO to protect natural and cultural assets.

The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley, which was declared World Heritage in the cultural landscape category in 2004, is a very representative microcosm of the way people have harvested the resources of the Pyrenees mountain range for millennia. The landscapes of the Valley are witnesses not only to climate change on the planet, but also to changes to the economic and social systems of its inhabitants. The area, the only one in Andorra without any roads, is home to several human habitats, in particular the summer settlements of shepherds and terraced fields, stone pathways and the remains of iron casting works 

The Falles of Andorra la Vella and the Association that has seen them brought back after years, have been included in the category of Intangible Heritage since December 2015, and were part of Andorra’s candidacy for the “Fire festival of the summer solstice in the Pyrenees.” This was a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary project that brought together 63 municipalities in Catalonia, Aragon, Andorra and the south of France and has the official support of three countries (France, Spain and Andorra). The ancient tradition of Falles, which involves swinging luminous balls of fire in the night, is revived every year to celebrate Sant Joan.


EVENTS YOU JUST CANNOT MISS

Traditional dances from the 2017 edition of the Medieval Village, at St. Julià de Lòria

MEDIEVAL VILLAGE 2018
SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA

  • From 28/09/2018 to 30/09/2018

One more year, and we will have marked 16 editions, the Medieval Village transforms Sant Julià de Lòria into an authentic stage from that era, during the last week of September.

Image of the Canolich Music Festival 2017

CANÒLICH MUSIC
ANDORRA 2018

  • From 16/11/2018 to 17/11/2018

The sixth edition of Canòlich Music Andorra will take place on the third weekend of November in Sant Julià de Lòria.

ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO VERY NEARBY

The traditional bordes

THE TRADITIONAL BORDES

THE TRADITIONAL BORDES

If you want to try the best Andorran cuisine, reserve your table now at one of the country's traditional bordes.

Discover the countryside of Andorra in three house museums

RURAL HABITAT CIRCUIT

RURAL HABITAT CIRCUIT

Get to know traditional Andorra with this tour of houses made into museums—testimonies to the way life used to be

Juberri Gardens: sculptures in harmony with nature

JUBERRI CONTEMPORARY GARDENS

JUBERRI CONTEMPORARY GARDENS

Nature and sculpture come together at the Juberri Contemporary Gardens in Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra. Find out more here!

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Desconnecta de la rutina: sortides nocturnes amb múixing o raquetes de neu

NIGHT-TIME EXCURSIONS IN THE SNOW

NIGHT-TIME EXCURSIONS IN THE SNOW

Want to head into the woods and see how different everything looks in the moonlight? Choose your night-time excursion to do some mushing, snow rackets or snowmobile.

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The La Comella viewpoint in Andorra, for the most spectacular views

LA COMELLA VIEWPOINT IN ANDORRA

LA COMELLA VIEWPOINT IN ANDORRA

The La Comella viewpoint in Andorra is the ideal spot to discover all the beauty and biodiversity of the surroundings in a single view. Take a good look!

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