Andorra is a tiny state in the Pyrenees
mountain range, between France
. The Principality of Andorra was founded by Charlemagne and is one of the smallest countries in the world. With a tiny surface area of just 432 km², Andorra has a wide range of holiday experiences to offer fans of nature, sports and shopping. In winter, the Grandvalira
ski area, one of the largest ski areas in Europe with 205 km of slopes, is a favourite ski destination for Alpine skiing, Nordic skiing and surfing. Andorra is the perfect compromise if you can't decide whether to holiday in France or Spain. Apartments in Andorra come with southern sun and are surrounded by the magnificent peaks of the Pyrenees. The Principality of Andorra is 2 hours and 30 minutes from Toulouse and Barcelona
. This pocket-sized country offers a unique style of holiday. Renting a property for a week or weekend in Andorra can quickly turn into a gourmet holiday. The Principality of Andorra's cuisine has borrowed the flavours of both French and Spanish cooking. And the proximity of the Mediterranean
lends a seafood note to the mountain produce. So don't be surprised to see carpaccio of cod on the menu alongside Spanish ham. Andorra is a land of tradition, as can be seen in the lively local festivals. A holiday rental in Andorra will give you an opportunity to explore the villages of the Pyrenees and discover the country's architectural gems: its magnificent Romanesque churches. More than forty are dotted across Andorra's valleys. Take a winter break in a holiday rental in the Andorra village of El Tarter, and you'll be close to the Grandvalira ski area, with its three snow parks and Freestyle school. Booking a summer holiday rental in Andorra gives you the perfect opportunity to get involved in outdoor activities. Naturlandia park is the ideal place to explore the fauna and flora of the Pyrenees. You can even see wolves and bears! Andorra's low taxes make it a great shopping destination.