About
Andorra

Getting Around Andorra

Skiing in Andorra

Skiing In Andorra
Skiing In Andorra

About Andorra

The Best Ski Resorts in Andorra

Andorra is a small mountainous country in the Pyrennes (on the French/Spanish border). Andorra used to be a cheap and cheerful winter holiday destination, which attracted a young, mainly British crowd looking to ski during the day and party at night in the duty-free bars and clubs. As Andorra has moved up market over the years so have the prices. Soldeu, the main ski resort, in now as expensive as many of the higher profile Alpine resorts.

Languages

English is widely spoken in Andorra. The local language is Catalan, French and Spanish are also spoken.

Visas

Andorra is not a member of the EU but EU citizens do not require a visa.

Currency

Andorra uses the Euro. Credit and debit cards are as widely accepted as in any other European country.

Telephone Code

The international dialing code for Andorra is +376.

Tipping

Some restaurants include a service charge of between 10 and 15 per cent. Where there isn't a service charge most people leave between 10 and 15 per cent, depending upon the level of service received. Although not compulsory quite a few people will leave a little change in a coffee bar if the service has been acceptable, but this is less usual than in restaurants. Taxi drivers are usually given 10 per cent of the fare.

Driving

In Andorra is on the right.

Time

Andorra is in the Central European Time Zone (CET), 1 hour ahead of the UK and Ireland. Andorra is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the United States and Canada.