Andorra, France, and Spain. Yes, it is possible to visit three countries in one day! This tour starts in Spanish land (Barcelona) to introduce you to the picturesque town of Bagà, then Ax-les-Thermes and finally, Andorra la Vella! A perfect day trip for the coldest months (take a look also on some of the best winter destinations to visit in Spain!
Let's see in detail the itinerary ahead of you, believe us, it will be a big day!
After leaving Barcelona, a picturesque village, still part of Catalonia, will be waiting for you! In medieval style, it remains practically identical to its original architecture, and this is where all its beauty and charm lies! It's the perfect retreat for those who want to escape from the hustle and bustle of big cities. The cobbled streets provide a solemn tranquillity and lead you to its historic church of San Esteban. While exploring the corners of this charming village, the guide will reveal to you the story of Bagà and will show you the most emblematic buildings dating back to the late Middle Ages. Best of all is the views it offers! With a privileged view to the rocky peaks of the Cadi-Moixero National Park, its scenic beauty makes anyone jealous!
Near the border of Spain and Andorra, we will find Ax-les-Thermes, a city located in the heart of the Pyrenees. This lovely little mountain town is especially known for its thermal springs and ski resort. Natural thermal springs have been popular since the Middle Ages and have been used since Roman times. Follow the path of the Romans and take the opportunity to dip your feet in the natural hot springs "Bassin des Ladres" in the city's central square. In Ax-les-Thermes, you can also find three establishments specialized in the treatment of rheumatism and respiratory problems.
During your free time in Ax-les-Thermes, stroll through the city streets and feel like you're in a truly rustic environment. Get to know the typical bars and restaurants of the city.
Andorra la Vella
On the way to Andorra, you will have the opportunity to see the resort and ski resort Pas de la Casa. Keep your camera nearby because it's worth taking a picture of the higher mountains. At an altitude of 1029 meters, is one of the highest capitals in the world, Andorra la Vella. This is the capital of the Principality of Andorra, located in the heart of the Pyrenees mountains, one of the greenest and most natural places on earth. Although is not a big city, Andorra la Vella is highly sought-after as a winter destination because it boasts superb ski hills! This city has the largest thermal complex in Europe and, with some free time in the tour, you can also enjoy tax-free shopping and perhaps find a bargain!
Now that you know that it is possible to visit three countries in one day, find out more details about this amazing day trip and get ready to go on an adventure!