• Bulgaria!

    Bulgaria: An old Turkish bridge. Go Now!

    Bulgaria
    The isolated mountains of Bulgaria hide cultural gems around every corner, including this old Turkish bridge in the Rhodopi Mountains. Explore Bulgaria!

  • Italy!

    Italy: Rome' historic buildings. Go Now!

    Italy
    Crumbling buildings in Rome (pictured) only add to the atmosphere in a country where old is redefined and western civilization begins. Explore Italy!

  • Denmark!

    Denmark: Landscape. Go Now!

    Denmark
    From cities like Copenhagen to islands, beaches, and vast fields (pictured), Denmark offers incredible history, architecture, scenery, and more. Begin Your Journey!

  • Czech Republic!

    Czech Republic: Astronomical Clock in Prague. Go Now!

    Czech Republic
    The Astronomical Clock in Prague (pictured) makes every tourist list, but the towns, including Cesky Krumlov, and the mountains offer a change of pace. Go Now!

  • Belarus!

    Belarus: Birch tree forest. Go Now!

    Belarus
    Tucked away and often forgotten in Eastern Europe, Belarus is home to low lands and Birch Forests (pictured) as well as hidden castles and a culture unlike any other. Begin Your Journey!

  • Spain!

    Spain: Guell Park and Gaudi architecture. Go Now!

    Spain
    Fusion foods, lively music, historic ruins, and cultural events like the Running of the Bulls and La Tomatina make Spain and Barcelona (pictured) a favorite tourist destination. Explore Spain!

Geography, Weather, & Wildlife of Andorra

Geography

Andorran Geography - Pyrenees
Pyrenees

Andorra is one of Europe's smallest countries. The landlocked country sits between France (north) and Spain (south) on the edge of the Iberian Peninsula.

Geographically, Andorra is a mountainous country in the Pyrenees Mountains, with most people living in these mountain valleys. The elevation is fairly high and transportation is difficult, leading to a small country both in size and population.

Weather

Andorran Geography - Pyrenees
Pyrenees

Andorra is a small country so weather variations are based more on elevation than on region. It is also a country that experiences drastic temperature variations from day to night due to this geography.

Winters in Andorra tend to dip below freezing (32° F (0° C)) at night, while day time temperatures generally get into the 40s (5-6° C). Summers actually see a wider temperature range as daily highs can get up to 80° F (26° C) on a regular basis, but nights fall to the mid-50s (12-13° C).

Wildlife

Andorran Geography - Andorra le Vella
Andorra le Vella

There are numerous mammals that live in the mountains and forests of Andorra including bears, wolves, rabbits, and other small mammals. There is a limited amount of sea life; the small streams and rivers contain some fish, such as pike and trout, but the landlocked country has little else.

The birds that spend time in Andorra are primarily conditioned for mountainous terrain or elevation and the most common birds are eagles, vultures, and smaller game birds like ducks.

This page was last updated: March, 2013