Distance: 270 km.
Estimation time: 3’45 h.
Recommended itinerary: Lourdes-Tarbes-Capvern-Foix-Ax les Thermes-Pas de la Casa-Meritxell
Regions (Country): Hautes Pyrénées (France)-The Principality of Andorra
Once in the Pincipality and after crossing Pas de la Casa (important shopping area specialized in winter sports), the road goes down towards Soldeu. The itinerary passes by the Incles glacier valley, one of the Andorran nature jewels, all the way to Canillo. Here the Saint Joan de Caselles church welcomes the visitor. This magnificent Romanesque construction is the prelude to the sanctuary of Our Lady of Meritxell. It is just 6 miles from the capital, Andorra la Vella.
The APRM is an association non profit constituted by the shrines of Pilar, Torreciudad, Meritxell, Montserrat and Lourdes whose general purpose is the promotion of this Marian Route, its sanctuaries and the historical, artistic and natural ensembles of the regions where they are located.
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