Don’t let the cold stop you! Come to Andorra with your pets in winter too. Enjoy long walks in the countryside amidst snowy landscapes in a mountain setting or discover the country at Christmas. In this article we’ll reveal some incredible places to walk in Andorra with your dog that you may not have known about, or to rediscover them during these special dates.
An urban Christmas walk
We take you to the city centre to stroll among the decorations and lights typical of this time of year. It starts in Escaldes and ends in the historic centre of Andorra la Vella. Make the most of the opportunity to take a stroll around the Christmas market to buy the latest gifts or get a first-hand look at the country’s local products.
Along this route there are countless places where you can stop with your pet and take fun photos. With the illuminated letters of Andorra la Vella by the river or the 3 giant decorated Christmas trees. You can do this tour in the afternoon or late at night if you prefer to take a more leisurely stroll with your dog.
In this article we tell you what you need to bring your pet to Andorra and give you some tips for travelling with it by car.
The Ordino Iron Route
To do this trail you will have to go to the other valley, to the parish of Ordino. It is a route of just over 4 km, accessible and suitable for the whole family, where you can walk along a mountain path with your dog. It is ideal because it combines nature and culture and takes you on a journey through one of the most important economic activities for Andorra in the past, metallurgy. Along the route you’ll see sculptures that refer to this industry while your four-legged friend will have a great time in contact with nature.
In winter, and especially when you take your dog to the snow, you should bear in mind a series of recommendations that we leave you with in this article.
Visit Canillo and its life-size Nativity Scene
Near the flats you will find the village of Canillo, which during the Christmas period becomes the scene of a giant nativity scene. Take the opportunity to take a nice walk with your pet while you have fun looking for the more than 200 life-size figures that represent different scenes of the Nativity Scene, such as the nativity, the shepherds, the peasants with their animals or the Three Wise Men.
Strolling around the Engolasters lake and the surrounding area
Finally, another proposal in nature also accessible in winter: the Engolasters lake. An easy route to enjoy with the whole family and your pet. It is ideal for a walk around the lake and enjoy a typical mountain and snow landscape.
At Els Llacs Mountain Apartments you will find the comfort and space you need to stay with your family and friends. Our location is unbeatable: close to the Grandvalira ski slopes and away from all the hustle and bustle.
We will be delighted to welcome you and your four-legged friend.
We only ask you to respect some small rules of coexistence that you can read here.