Hotel del Tarter

Ctra. N-II El Tarter AD100 Canillo Principado de Andorra.
Tel. +376 80 20 80 Fax +376 80 20 81

Andorra Tourist Bus: the easiest way to discover the country

If you want to discover the most emblematic places in Andorra, and you want to do it in a simple and comfortable way, we suggest you try some of the Tourist Bus routes. Each itinerary covers a specific theme, so you can choose the suggestions that most interest you.

From June to October

The Tourist Bus operates in the summer months. From June 1st to October 31st one of the 7 itineraries is available each day. The starting point is in the center of Andorra Vella, in front of the church. The tour lasts half a day (from 9:00 to 13:30) except on Saturdays, when the route finishes at 4p.m. and also includes lunch. On all the tours you will enjoy a visit with audio-guide and free tickets to churches and monuments.
Tours and themes
There are 7 tours programmed during the week, which combine stunning views of our valleys with cultural visits.

Mondays and Thursdays: Landscapes and Romanesque
Departure to Sant Miquel d’Engolasters (or Casa Cristo, depending on the opening days) followed by a visit to the Meritxell Sanctuary. Afterwards you will discover the church of Sant Joan de Caselles (or the Motorcycle Museum, depending on openings), and will finish with a drive up the Coll d’Ordino to the viewpoint of “Roc del Quer”.

Tuesday: Landscapes and urban habitat
Departure to Sant Julià de Lòria to visit the Tobacco Museum. You will then visit the church of Santa Coloma (the only one in the country with a circular bell tower) and go on to the Engolasters lake where you will have the chance to take walk and enjoy nature. The tour ends with a visit to the Sant Miquel d’Engolasters church.

Wednesday: Landscapes and crafts
Departure to the Northern Valleys to visit the Rossell Forge, the charming village of Pal, enjoy the spectacular landscapes in Coll de la Botella and stop at La Caubella, at the foot of Pal ski resort. From there, you will take a Gondola to La Massana (depending on the opening days) from where you will pick up the bus again.

Friday: Landscapes, lake and energy
The first stop of the tour is at the Energy Museum, after which you follow the hydroelectric Engolasters track and visit the lake. At the end, a pleasant walk surrounded by nature along the “Camí de les Fonts” awaits you.

Saturday: Landscapes and traditions
Departure to the Rossell Forge where you will discover how the process of transforming iron into ingots and their commercialization on the Catalan markets was carried out in the 19th century. This is followed by a visit to the church of Sant Martí de la Cortinada and a drive to the Arcalís ski resort, where you will enjoy incredible views and landscapes. On your way down, you will have lunch in a mountain hotel in the village of Serrat.
Sunday: Landscapes and mountain country
Departure to the Interpretation Center of Comapedrosa (or to the Riu Pollós, depending on the opening days). Then, visit the Roc de la Sabina to enjoy the scenery and the views, the town of Pal, Coll de la Botella and go down by Gondola from Pal ski station (depending on the opening days) to La Massana from where you will take the bus back.

Some very interesting tours during which the history of the monuments you visit will be explained to you, as well as entertaining anecdotes about the country, its culture and traditions.