Category Archives: About Andorra

Schooling in Andorra – Part 2 of 2

The Andorran system itself has become more and more advanced over the past decade and now hosts the largest number of students in Andorra. The main reason for this is the stringent curriculum which directs students to further their education […]

Schooling in Andorra – Part 1 of 2

The Andorran schooling systems have improved in variety, curriculum and teaching methods greatly over the last decades. The systems act as launching pads to prepare adolescent children to be accepted into Universities in France and Spain, which in both cases […]

Living in the country’s capital: Part 3 of 3

Educational centres: The Parish of Andorra la Vella has three schools which correspond to the three coexisting educational systems: the Andorran system, the French system and the Spanish system. There are also three government-funded private schools (under the Spanish educational […]

Living in the country’s capital: Part 2 of 3

Local and national administration: Andorra la Vella is the nation’s administrative headquarters. Just steps away from one another, you will find the buildings of the Central Government of Andorra, the General Council of Andorra, the main offices of the Judiciary […]

Living in the country’s capital: Part 1 of 3

Postal code: AD500 Coordinates: 42º 30′ 27” North 1º 31′ 01” East Average altitude: 1.013 m Located in a sweeping valley that stands at an average altitude of 1,013 metres, both the natural landscape and the city of Andorra la Vella […]

Living in Andorra – Lifestyles Part 3 of 3

Sport fishing in the high mountains When the temperatures start to come down again, ushering in a more temperate climate (March to November), the sports fishing season gets fully under way in Andorra’s lakes and streams. The country has 15 […]

New quota of passive residences

Yesterday the government of Andorra approved a new quota of passive residences, this time for 600 units. The main reason behind this decision is that since the last 600 residences quota was approved in February 2016 there has been a […]

432 new passive residence permits in 2016

According to the statistics done by the government of Andorra, in 2016 they gave 432 passive residence, which is more than double than the previous year (213 permits) and triple than in 2014 (143). Passive residence is one of the […]

Living in Andorra – Lifestyles Part 2 of 3

Hiking for all There are many guided walks for hiking throughout the Principality of Andorra, for all levels of experience and abilities. Accompanied by expert guides you can discover lakes, traverse green valleys, admire infinite panoramic views and make the […]

Living in Andorra – Lifestyles Part 1 of 3

Living in Andorra means living in peace and tranquillity, privacy and security. Yet it is also a magnificent destination for the enjoyment of life in contact with nature, where you can enjoy open air activities and a stunning landscape that […]