TOURIST BUS - ROUTE 5

PLACES YOU WILL SEE

The first stop on this route is the Museum of Electricity, which takes us on a journey through time from the discovery of electricity through to the present day. In doing so, it highlights the impact that electricity production has had on the development of the Principality of Andorra,and not just in terms of street lighting.

The second stop is the Engolasters Hydroelectric Route, which shows us another side of the process of electricity production. Here, we get the chance to explore the inner workings of the dam at Lake Engolasters and take a stroll above the canals that channel water from the rivers, learning about the traditional process of generating power from water as we go.

From there, we continue on to Lake Engolasters itself, where we can enjoy fantastic views over the valley from an altitude of 1,620 metres. On the way down we stop at the Romanesque Church of  Sant Miquel d’Engolasters, whose square bell tower is the second-tallest in Andorra, standing at a height of some 17 metres. From here, we can also enjoy spectacular views over the valley that is home to Andorra la Vella and Escaldes-Engordany.

After visiting the church we make our way back to the starting point, where the route ends.
Route 5: every Friday morning from 1 June to 31 October. 
Bookings: Andorra la Vella Tourist Office (+376) 750 100 / Autocars Nadal (+376) 805 151.

On 8 September, in honour of the festival of Our Lady of Meritxell, the Tourist Bus will not be operating.

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HOTELS YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN...

Hotel Santa Bàrbara de la Vall d'Ordino

The 3-star Hotel Santa Bàrbara de la Vall d'Ordino is a small rural hotel in the heart of the parish of Ordino.

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Hotel Arbella

The three-star Hotel Arbella is just a few kilometres from the Ordino Arcalís ski resort.

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Les Fonts Hut

The les Fonts Hut is below the Pic Les Fonts, between la Coruvilla and Montmantell, in the parish of La Massana.

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Hotel La Planada

The 3-star Hotel La Planada lies in Ordino, one of the prettiest villages in the Principality. 

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Hotel Sucarà

The 3-star Hotel Sucarà is in the village of La Cortinada, in the parish of Ordino. 

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Angonella Hut

The Angonella Hut is on the right of the l´Angonella path over the Bassa del Racó, in the parish of Ordino. 

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