Andorra’s most northerly parish is called Ordino, which is also the name of its main town, and is where a great number of beautiful Ordino holiday lettings are located. This parish respects and preserves its natural surroundings, 33 percent of which is covered in spectacular verdant forest. Another location with scenes of outstanding natural beauty that may interest you, is Adriatic Coast Holiday Villas. Other main settlements in the region include Les Salines, Arcalis, Sornas, Llorts, Arans, La Cortinada, El Serrat, Segudet, and Ansolanga, Ordino is also home to Sorteny National Park.
In 2005, its population was approximately 3,066 people, although this number has more than likely increased to over 4,000 in recent years. The city of Ordino is located on the foot slopes of Casamanya, a hill measuring 2740 m which boasts dramatically beautiful views from its peak, located almost exactly in the heart of Andorra. Located in Ordino town is the National Auditorium of Andorra. During his lifetime, the late guitarist Narciso Yepes started a series of classical music concerts known as The International Narciso Yepes Festival, which has been held in Ordino Town every October since 1983.
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Ordino shares land borders with Canillo, Encamp, La Massana and France, while the only external link and main road is the CG-3, which leads to the bordering parish of La Massana. To the northwest of Ordino lies the Vallnord ski resort whose peaks rise to 2,625 m. Ordino parish boasts a fascinating museum and country house, Casa Rossell or Casa-Museu d’Areny Plandolit, both of which play a vital role in educating both tourists on Ordino villa holidays and native Andorrans alike about history and exhibits document records left behind, which are now stored in national archives. Sant Marti De la Cortinada is a Church offering the chance to view some exceptional Romanesque art, although each chapel in Angorra’s Ordino is certainly worth a look. Other parish churches include Sant Cebria and Sant Corneli, which were built between the 16th and 18th centuries and is home to the carved wooden polychrome image of the Virgin Mary also known as the Mare de Déu d’Ordino, which dates back to the early 11th and 12th century. Another chapel well worth viewing is in Llorts.
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A stay in Ordino holiday rentals could also include a visit to one of the many museums including the Postal museum, Museum of Miniatures, and the Sant Jordi Museum of Orthodox Icons. Another very enjoyable cultural activity in the town is embarking on the first literary route set up in Ordino, which follows the footsteps of the poet Jacint Verdaguer’s 150 years after his legendary stay in Ordino. Serradora Imola de Calpal in La Cortinado exhibits fascinating examples of the valley’s turbulent past dating between the late 16th and early 17th century. Another interesting place to visit during Ordino holidays is the interactive museum Comu d’Ordino, which details the climatic conditions that shaped the landscapes of Andorra, how the Pyrenees were formed, and the past 50 years economic, social, and political history of Andorra.
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