Andorra Travel Vaccines and Advice
During your stay in Catalonia, Andorra is a must. Nestled in the eastern Pyrenees mountains, between southern France and northern Spain, this country has enough to meet the expectations of all visitors, despite its small size. You are sure to be attracted by its natural landscapes. Whether summer or winter, you will be delighted by the beauty and the attractions offered by this luxurious land. If you are a keen hiker, you should take the paths that lead to Coma Pedrosa or the highest mountain in Andorra: the Pic de Médécourbe. For more thrills, enjoy the pleasures of a via ferrata or canyoning. When spring arrives, you can also admire the floral landscape of the valleys of Icles, Sorteny or Rialb. In winter, Andorra provides a peaceful atmosphere and in many winter activities.
Recommended travel vaccinations for Andorra
|Traveler’s diarrhea||Contaminated water/food|
|Hepatitis B||Contaminated body fluids|
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
Recommended Medication for Travelling to Andorra
|Acetazolamide/Dexamethasone||Recommended for prevention of acute mountain sickness|
|Azithromycin/Suprax||Antibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea|
Current weather in Andorra
Medical Care in Andorra
Hospital and emergency services in Andorra have improved significantly in recent years. The public health care system of the Principality consists of the Nostra Senyora Hospital de Meritxell and eleven other health centers found across the country. Most of them offer basic care and good quality specialized treatments. They also have modern medical facilities. Andorrans and residents can also benefit from the care of international specialized centers due to collaboration agreements with neighbouring countries.
Emergency services can be accessed immediately by calling 116, and professionals are quick to arrive.
Is Andorra Safe for Travel?
|Safety and Security||Descriptive|
|Crime||Low risk present|
|Road safety||No major highways; Narrow mountain roads|
|Risk level||Normal security precautions|
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Andorra?
Before you travel, check with your transportation company about passport requirements. Its rules on passport validity may be more stringent than the country’s entry rules.
If you’re a Canadian citizen and staying under 90 days, then only a passport is required. Your passport must be valid for at least six months from the expected date of departure.
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Embassy of Canada to Andorra information
When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:
- A legal problem
- A lost passport
- The need to report a crime
It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.
Canadian Embassy to Andorra
Torre Espacio, Paseo de la Castellana 259D, 28046
Tel.: (34) 91 382 8400
Fax: (34) 91 382 8490
Email: espana.consulaire/[email protected]
Please note that this is the website for the Canadian Embassy in Spain. There is no Canadian government office in Andorra.