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Happy anniversary, illa Carlemany, the centre of Andorra!
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Happy anniversary, illa Carlemany, the centre of Andorra!

On 17 July 2009, illa Carlemany first opened its doors to the public. That’s 12 years ago this week. Over this time, illa Carlemany has become the centre of Andorra, not just as the only major shopping centre of its kind in the Principality or because of its fantastic location in the country’s commercial hub,...

12 July, 20216 July, 2021by
Dress up your Summer Table
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Dress up your Summer Table

Breakfasts on the terrace, dinners in the open air, lunch in the shade of the garden… Summer invites you to share meals and relax around the table with friends and family, and you can make the most of it by preparing a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere, including everything from the tableware to inviting decorative details...

5 July, 20211 July, 2021by
Summer salads, a festival of flavours!
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Summer salads, a festival of flavours!

Salads can be varied and versatile dishes, complete and healthy, allowing a whole range of ingredients to be combined. Beyond fresh onion, lettuce and tomato – the staples of a seasonal salad – you can mix in different flavours, including meat, fish, cheese or fruit, adding loads of flavour with the myriad options available. For...

28 June, 202110 June, 2021by
Summer sales are here at illa Carlemany!
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Summer sales are here at illa Carlemany!

Next Saturday, the 25th[mc1] , the summer sales officially begin in Andorra, which means that most of the shop windows of the more than 60 brand-name stores at illa Carlemany – the centre of Andorra – will be advrtising special offers on items for the hottest season. As always, the sale season arrives in Andorra earlier than...

21 June, 202110 June, 2021by
From illa Carlemany to Andorra Mountain Music
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From illa Carlemany to Andorra Mountain Music

Saturday 26 June sees the opening of the country’s music event of the year: Andorra Mountain Music, a music festival featuring a line-up of big-name DJs and vocalists. If you still don’t have tickets for any of the concerts, the Information and Customer Service Point at illa Carlemany shopping centre – the centre of Andorra...

14 June, 202110 June, 2021by
Let’s tidy up the wardrobe!
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Let’s tidy up the wardrobe!

A couple of years ago Marie Kondo made a name for herself with a method for tidying up your home and your life. Thanks to her books and a reality show on Netflix, the philosophy of this Japanese guru became known all over the world. Now that it’s time to put away our winter clothes...

7 June, 20216 June, 2021by
Scents of summer
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Scents of summer

There are smells that evoke memories. Aromas that we associate with a home, a person, a stage of life, a particular place, a time. The smell of the salty sea, of tropical suntan oil, of nature, of flowers, of sensual nights… Scents that transport us to summer, to a time of the year when citrus...

24 May, 202120 May, 2021by
Decorate your terraces and balconies to enjoy a living house
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Decorate your terraces and balconies to enjoy a living house

This past year we have discovered that a terrace or a balcony is a real treasure. Whatever size or shape, with the good weather coming, it’s now time to decorate your outdoor spaces and really enjoy them. Casa Viva, the home decoration store on the 2nd floor at illa Carlemany – the center of Andorra...

24 May, 202120 May, 2021by
For a change of scenery, come to Andorra
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For a change of scenery, come to Andorra

Nature is one of Andorra’s great assets and attractions. And while it can be enjoyed in different ways all year round, now, with the arrival of the good weather, the many routes through its incomparable landscapes are particularly enticing.  Andorra has three national parks: the Sorteny Valley, the Comapedrosa Valley, and the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley. These...

17 May, 20213 May, 2021by
And with the pandemic, the tracksuit returns
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And with the pandemic, the tracksuit returns

Inevitably, lockdown and teleworking – which have meant a lot of time spent at home for most of us – have brought us a greater appreciation for the tracksuit. This item of clothing, largely shunned by the big fashion brands, has made a comeback during the pandemic because of our quest for comfort. Designs, functionality...

10 May, 20212 May, 2021by