Hidden between towering mountains, the parish of Canillo is one of the highest in Andorra. The beauty of its valleys blend with its picturesque towns. Canillo is Andorra’s largest parish and home to the famous ski resort Grandvalira. Some of the well-known localities to buy residential property in Canillo are San Pedro, Ransol, Els Plans, Armiana, Prats, Soldeu, Incles and Bordes d’Envalira.
Canillo is a great place to buy a property if you enjoy skiing and nature. Branches of all established banks are open to the public from Monday to Friday and the Parish Council of Canillo – where corresponding formalities are carried out – is found within minutes on foot.
The parish is the gateway to wonderful lakes and landscapes which are interlinked by a handful of tracks and paths. Thus hiking and cycling are quite favoured by residents and visitors. Though the Christmas season is one of the highlights of this parish. The nativity scene is marvellous. With a displayed arrange of 200 figures in real size, roads and streets become alive – a vivid tradition always worth visiting. In addition to it, the season offers the possibility of mushing along snowy slopes. And in summer driving buggies through the small villages is yet another leisure activity you may enjoy in Canillo.
Grandvalira – the biggest ski area in southern Europe – is favoured by ski lovers around the globe. Not only due to its vast hillsides, but because of countless upper class events hosted throughout the year, this region provides for an ample scope of activities. Another attractive feature of the parish is the highest golf course on European territory (Golf and Clubhouse in Soldeu).
But, there is yet another facet to this wonderful parish. Either shopping, dining out or passing by the Meritxell Sanctuary – a piece of invaluable Andorran history – there is always plenty of entertainment after an active afternoon in the outdoors.
Buying real estate in in Canillo offers you the great opportunity of living in a privileged location, close to a variety of sport activities. Enjoy living in the midst of nature and easy access to one of the greatest ski resorts in Europe as well as an exciting golf course.