Best Spots to Picnic in Andorra

Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

When staying in Andorra, having a picnic or barbecue outdoors in the Andorran nature lands, is one of the best things we recommend doing. Besides watching a breathtaking environment surrounded by mountains and valleys, the areas also offer quality facilities, such as water taps, tables, benches, car parks, and barbecues. 

Here´s our shortlist of the best to eat and relax outdoors:

  • Canillo
    • Meritxell
    • Coma de Ransol
    • Envalira
  • Encamp
    • Cortals d’EnCamp
    • Les Pardines
  •  Ordino
    • Font de la Navina
    • Forat Fosc
    • Canya de la Rabassa
  • Pas de la Casa
    • Port d´Envalira
    • Llac Abelletes

Canillo

Meritxell

The Meritxell picnic area, in one of the seven areas of the parish, is close to the city centre of Canillo. At the Travenc picnic area, you can bring your own supplies to make the best use of this area.

 Camí Ral, AD100, Andorra (Get Directions)
 Altitude of 1564 metres
 4 Barbecues, no tables or seats, just benches and no water supply
 There is no parking in close proximity to the spot, but there is a parking spot at the end of Camí Real (CS250 road).

Meritxell, Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

Coma de Ransol

The Coma de Ransol picnic area is located at the end of the Ransol road, the CS260, at the 5m point. Here, you can park your vehicle and start a route through the area of Canillo. This takes you to Refugi de Jan, the Collada de Jan, or the Pic de Mil Menut, and more in this high-altitude parish of Andorra.

There is also a small river closeby, that runs through the area. Therefore, when wanting to take a walk, this picnic area is the perfect place to re-energize and relax.

 Coma de Ransol, 13, AD100 Canillo, Andorra (Get Directions)
 Altitude of 1950 metres
 4 Barbecues, four fixed tables and a water fountain. or seats, just benches and no water supply
 There is parking in close proximity to the spot.

Coma de Ransol, Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

Envalira

Envalira picnic area is the last spot before arriving in Pas de la Casa. Its strategic location makes it a practical stop on your journey. Soldeu is just located before the spot.

The Envalira picnic area has everything you need to recharge batteries, and on the other side, there is a petrol station, hotels, and some small restaurants near the area.

 Km 19-20 of the CG-2, AD200 Encamp, Andorra (Get Directions)
 Altitude of 1710 metres
 Tables with benches, no barbecues nor water supply.
 Parking available closeby.

 

En Camp

Cortals d’EnCamp

Cortals d´Encamp is a great green picnic spot that can be enjoyed by the whole family or friend group. It is a bug recreational area in Encamp and it is one of the biggest barbecue spots in all of Andorra.

 Can be found 7 km point of the CS220 road, Andorra
 Altitude of 2087 metres
 11 Barbecues, 21 tables with seating, a water stream and a fountain, but the water is not treated, so it is not drinkable.
 There is plenty of parking next to the picnic area.

Cortals d´Encamp, Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

Les Pardines

The Pardines picnic area is located at the CS220 road, the same as the Cortals Encamp spot. The Les Pardines picnic area is at the 2.9 km point. Even though it is not as extensive or well-equipped as the others in Encamp, it is a good spot to start your route from this side of Andorra

 Can be found at the 2.9 km point of the CS220 road, Andorra
 Altitude of 1887 metres
 6 tables with seats, no barbecues and no drinking water
 There is a small car park, a cabin with toilets, and rubbish containers

Les Pardines, Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

Ordino

Font de la Navina

Font de la Navina picnic area is located on one of the bends of the CS340 road, at the 7km point. There are diverse facilities, such as a drinking fountain, bins, and information panels. 

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You can’t miss the entrance to the Font de la Navina picnic area, but you should be careful, as the parking area, with a capacity of five cars, is not very visible to vehicles coming up the road.

 CS340 road, at the 7 km point approximately (Get Directions)
 Altitude of 1826 metres
 4 Barbecues, 5tables with benches and a drinking fountain
 The parking capacity for five cars is not very visible to vehicles coming up the road.

Font de la Navina, Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

Forat Fosc

Forat Fosc picnic area is located at the CS340 road, at the 3.5km point. Once on this route, the journey is 750 meters on a dirt road. It is a good rest area where you can relax and have fun in a natural and unique environment.

 CS340 road, at the 3.5 km point approximately (Get Directions)
 Altitude of 1778 metres
 2 Barbecues, 4 picnic tables with seating and no water supply
 There is no parking in close proximity to the spot, but there is a parking spot at the end of Camí Real (CS250 road).

Forat Fosc, Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

Canya de la Rabassa

The Canya de la Rabassa picnic area is the perfect base from which you can start your route on the Vall de Sorteny Nature Park. It is found next to the Information Point for this protected area and has all the facilities you need for a relaxing break in unbeatable surroundings.

 Ctra. de Sorteny, AD300 Ordino, Andorra (Get Directions)
 Altitude of 1564 metres
 3 Barbecues, 5 fixed tables with seating, bins, information panels and water drinking fountain
 There is plenty of parking space.

 

Pas de la Casa

Port d´Envalira

The road to Port d´Envalira is a difficult mountain pass, and it is located at more than 2,400 meters above sea level, so the picnic area offers amazing views of the valley. It is worth a stop after going through the tunnel to breathe the Pyrenees purest air.

 CG-2, AD200 Encamp, Andorra (Get Directions)
 Altitude of 2147 metres, one of the highest-altitude picnic areas in Andorra.
 3 stoned tables with seating, no water supply
 Plenty of parking spaces are available.

Port d´Envalira, Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

Estany d’Abelletes

If you would like to enjoy a great barbecue with friends and family Llac Abelletes is the perfect place to picnic due to its spectacular location and breathtaking views.

 Bordering with France, it is located south of Pas de la Casa town (Get Directions)
 Altitude of 2258 metres, one of the highest-altitude picnic areas in Andorra.
 8 barbecues, 4 stoned tables with seating, no water supply
 The access to the lake is not paved and there is no parking on the lake shore, but there is one available only a few hundred meters away.

Llac Abelletes, Best Spots to Picnic and Barbeque out in Andorra

Where to Stay in Andorra? 

When staying in Andorra, picnicking in the areas is a great way to spend the summer days and spend time with family and friends.

From the KOKONO team, we hope to be part of your journey and welcome you soon to Andorra!

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