Andorra la Vella and Escaldes-Engordany celebrate Carnival together, with a parade and troupe contest that attracts large crowds looking for fun.
Come and visit Illa Carlemany, the most modern shopping centre with the best selection of shops in Andorra.
Illa Carlemany, a unique building designed by the architect Pere Aixàs, has been open since the summer of 2009, with a total floor area of 50,000 m2.. It has 4 levels of commercial establishments and 3 underground parking levels. It is located in the country’s most important commercial hubs, right on Av. Carlemany (Vivand) in Escaldes-Engordany and on Av. Meritxell in Andorra la Vella. You can access the shopping centre through any of its 4 street entrances or through the underground car park with 600 spaces.
Which shops will you find at Illa Carlemany in Andorra?
A shopping centre with 57 establishments, with a wide range of shops that carry famous brands that are synonymous with quality.
Fashion: Dirk Bikkembergs, Canada House, Desigual, G-Star Raw, Guess, Hugo Boss, Jack&Jones, Vero Moda, Levi´s, Liu-jo, Napapijri, Peak Performance, Pepe Jeans, Selected, Superdry, Tiffosi, Timberland, Yamamay
Children’s wear: 012 Benetton, Nice Thing, OVS kids
Footwear: Alex Boutique, Alex Sneakers, Geox, Munich, Tango
Sporting goods: Adidas, Nike, Rip Curl, Sportech, The North Face
Accessories: Alain Afflelou, Carpisa, Mont Blanc, Natura, Safari, L’Occitane en Provence
Jewellery and watches: Di Milano, Nerea Aixàs, Quars, Swarovski, Swatch
Technology: J&M Electronics Store, J&M Informática i Serveis
Home and decor: Casa Viva, Dormity.com
Others: Llibre idees, Jove Club
Places to eat inside Illa Carlemany
On the uppermost level of this shopping centre, you will find several dining establishments offering different kinds of cuisine: Rebost Ibèric, a restaurant specialising in Andorran cuisine, The Burger Lounge which, as its name suggests, serves hamburgers with a different style, and if you feel like going for some Italian food, there’s Pizza Roma.
Aside from these fine restaurants, if casual dining is more your style, you can try the tasty sandwiches at Pans&Company or sample some lovely montaditos at Akelarre.
On the ground level of Illa Carlemany, there are even more options to choose from. In case you’re in the mood for some tapas and sandwiches, you can try Dehesa Santa Maria or if a tasting menu is more your style, you should definitely give Cal Marquet—a tiny place that serves only the very best quality—a try.
Last but not the least, for those with a sweet tooth, Illa Carlemany has the Yogurteria by Danone, with the best frozen yoghurt and the most delicious toppings.
Leisure and entertainment
If you want to take a break from shopping, at this large shopping centre, you can watch a film at one of its 5 modern cinemas—2 of which are 3D. Enjoy the latest releases and be sure to stop by illa dolça to load up on sweeties, popcorn and refreshments to make the experience even better.
You can also join the Next Health Club, the gym at Illa Carlemany and try the recently opened spa. Or if you care for a hairdressing session instead, you can make an appointment at Franck Provost, which is found on the second level ofIlla Carlemany. They not only offer hair styling services, they also offer aesthetic services such as laser hair removal treatments or gel manicures, among others.
Health and nutrition
Caprabo, located on the ground level, is another place that’s worth checking out. It’s a supermarket that has: a butcher’s and fish market with the freshest products, a section with the best fruits and vegetables and the area where all kinds of food, beverage and household products are found.
If you’re mad about freshly made sushi, you’ll find a small stand inside the supermarket which makes it.
Services and useful information on the shopping centre
Illa Carlemany also has facilities such as Enet, which offers car washing services right on the first parking level. You will also find: If Rent, a car hire agency, Mister Minit, specialising in shoe repair and key cutting, and Nuria Tintorería, which offers laundry and ironing services. You will also find La Retoucherie de Manuela, a clothing repair and alteration service, and a cash machine found next to one of the shopping centre entrances.
The building has 2 public toilets—one on the ground level and another one on the second level—, as well as a dedicated nursing room for those who need it. As free Wi-Fi is available throughout the shopping centre, you can easily connect all your devices to it.
Pets are allowed at Illa Carlemany as long as they are leashed and accompanied by their owners at all times.