Tourist Places to Visit in Sant Julia De Loria, Andorra, Europe
Sant Julia De Loria is a parish located in the Principality of Andorra in Europe between 42°27′54″ N latitude and 1°29′28″ E longitude, around 7 km away from the capital of the country, Andorra la Vella. Sant Julia De Loria is the major town of the parish of Sant Julia De Loria.
The main landmarks in Sant Julia De Loria include Museu del Tabac and Universitat d’Andorra which is the first university in Andorra established in 1997. Festa Major de Sant Julià is the annual festival celebrated Sant Julia De Loria with colorful dance and music performances.
Geography of Sant Julia De Loria:
Sant Julia De Loria is spread over an area of 61 sq. km. situated 908 meters above sea level. The major settlements in Sant Julia De Loria are listed here below:
How to reach Sant Julia De Loria?
CG1 is the major highway that passes through Sant Julia De Loria and connects it with neighboring towns and Seu d’Urgell in Spain. Bus or rental cars are options for local travel.
There are no airports in Andorra including Sant Julia De Loria, so international tourists are needed to reach Spain or France first and then they can take helicopter or buses to Sant Julia De Loria.
Some major closest airports to Sant Julia De Loria are as follows:
- Barcelona–El Prat Airport in Spain (190 km)
- Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France (200 km)
Culture and Food in Sant Julia De Loria:
Festa Major de Sant Julià is a regional festival in Sant Julia De Loria celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm.
Tourists can refer following food corners for healthy and tasty traditional and international delicacies:
- Parador De Canolich Restaurant
- Pizzeria Angelo
- Bar Restaurant Xenius
- Cafe Principal
Things to do in Sant Julia De Loria:
What to see in Sant Julia De Loria?
Museu del Tabac:
Placed in a one-time tobacco factory, Museu del Tabac is museum related to tobacco products. It is open for tourists from 10 am-8 pm (Tuesday-Saturday) and 10 am-2.30 pm (Sunday). The entrance fee is 5 Euros per head.
Sanctuary of Canòlic:
Sanctuary of Canòlic is the 13th century Romanesque style religious site attracting pilgrims from all around the country and neighboring countries. The event on the last Saturday in May is very special.
Sant Serni de Nagol:
Located outside the Nagol village, Sant Serni de Nagol is a historic church which was built in the 11th century with Romanesque architecture style. Tourists are allowed between 10AM – 1PM and from 3PM – 6PM in the all the days of the week (from July to August). Tourists can visit at mass hours during the rest of the year. Free-guided tours are available.
List of other places of interest in Sant Julia De Loria includes:
- University of Andorra
- Casa Bou Horse Center & Trails
- Canolich Trail
- Juberri-La Rabassa Trail
- La Senyoreta Trail
- Manyat Trail
- Sant Miquel de Fontaneda
- Tossal Gran d’Aixovall Via Ferrata
- Fontaneda-La Gallina Pass Trail
When to visit Sant Julia De Loria?
Probably summer months are ideal to visit Sant Julia De Loria in Andorra.
Where to stay in Sant Julia De Loria?
There are numerous well facilitated hotels in Sant Julia De Loria serving guests with lots of love and care with variety of traditional and international dishes. Here is the list of the major hotels in Sant Julia De Loria:
- Coma Bella Hotel
- Hotel Sol-Park
- Husa Imperial
- Hotel Folch
- Hotel Pol
- Sant Eloi Hotel
- Hotel Co-Princeps
- Font De Ferro Hotel
- Hotel Peralba
- Hotel Parador de Canolich
- Hotel Montblanc
- Hotel Barcelona
- Pension Cal Jaume
- Cal Bou
- Hotel Andorra Palace
- Hotel Acta Arthotel