Category: Activities and Events

It’s Christmas in the centre of Andorra!
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It’s Christmas in the centre of Andorra!

On Thursday 26 November, the illa Carlemany shopping centre will bring in the Christmas season with the traditional lighting of festive decorations. Our majestic tree, more than ten metres high, will again preside over the central space at illa Carlemany, adorned with lights, baubles, sparkles, and glitter. Unlike other years, and due to COVID-19 restrictions,...

23 November, 202011 November, 2020by
Andorra celebrates Sports Week for Everyone
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Andorra celebrates Sports Week for Everyone

The spread of the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown stopped the celebration of the 11th illa Carlemany People’s Race. Each year in spring, this family and sports event hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Sport and sponsored by the shopping centre brings together more than three thousand people, coinciding with Sports Week for Everyone,...

5 October, 20205 October, 2020by
Meritxell, the national holiday of Andorra
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Meritxell, the national holiday of Andorra

Each year on 8 September, Andorra celebrates the festival of Nostra Senyora de Meritxell (Our Lady of Meritxell), the patron saint of the valleys of Andorra, and therefore the Principality’s national holiday. In the Catalan-speaking areas, the Christian celebration of 8th September is popularly known as the festa de les marededeus trobades, a festival of...

7 September, 202025 August, 2020by
For Father’s Day, illa Carlemany has got all the gifts
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For Father’s Day, illa Carlemany has got all the gifts

With 19th March coming up, it’s time to start thinking about a little present for dad. At the illa Carlemany shopping centre, you’ll find a wide range of options, from the most traditional gift to the most innovative. For those looking for a classic gift For ties, belts, shirts and sweaters from the latest collections,...

9 March, 20206 March, 2020by
Celebrating Carnival in Andorra
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Celebrating Carnival in Andorra

Carnival is synonymous with debauchery and fun. In Andorra, this also means tradition, as this major holiday on the winter calendar includes different festivities that date back many generations. Some have been recovered and reinterpreted, so that their roots would not be forgotten. The joint Carnival procession of Andorra la Vella and Escaldes-Engordany is held...

17 February, 202017 February, 2020by
A romantic Valentine’s Day in Andorra
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A romantic Valentine’s Day in Andorra

If you’re one of those who like celebrating Valentines’ Day, this year you’ve got it made. 14th February falls on a Friday, giving you the perfect excuse to surprise your partner with a romantic getaway in Andorra and extend the celebration through the weekend. As far as hotels go, Andorra has a great supply, with...

10 February, 202010 February, 2020by
The town escudella stews of Andorra
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The town escudella stews of Andorra

During the second half of January, people who come to ski at Grandvalira or Vallnord, as well as those who come to Andorra for the after-Christmas sales will positively enjoy one of the country’s deep-rooted traditions: the escudella stew festivals. These festivities are held by the parishes of Canillo, Encamp, la Massana, Andorra la Vella...

13 January, 202010 January, 2020by
Skiing and music in Andorra
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Skiing and music in Andorra

Andorra is a tourism destination for nature, skiing and shopping. Yet it is also a place for culture, thanks to its wide range of museums, the country’s rich catalogue of Romanesque art, and in the most recent years thanks to its Music Season, which is held at the National Auditorium of Andorra. Between January and...

7 January, 20207 January, 2020by
For a nice start of the year
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For a nice start of the year

Everyone celebrates the change of year, to some degree, in a special way, whether it means having dinner at a restaurant with friends and then partying until the wee hours of the morning or staying at home with the family and kids, watching TV and going to bed earlier. Few people are indifferent on the...

31 December, 20192 January, 2020by
Visit Illa Carlemany for the Christmas lights ceremony
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Visit Illa Carlemany for the Christmas lights ceremony

It’s almost Christmas time! The streets and Christmas markets are already getting into the holiday spirit. On Thursday, November 28, from 6:00 pm there’s a special event to light the Christmas lights at the Illa Carlemany shopping centre. We will then reveal the fantastic Christmas decoration project that we worked on for the past year,...

25 November, 201919 November, 2019by