Santuario de Meritxell, Meritxell

4.1
#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Canillo Parish
Walk under the freestanding archways and glimpse the mountains through the glass roof and windows of the cathedral at Santuario de Meritxell, part of a route comprised of five sanctuaries deemed important centers of Marian devotion. This sanctuary features an Andorran Roman Catholic statue depicting the apparition of the Virgin Mary that dates back to the late 12th century. It is widely considered an international destination of faith and culture. Call ahead to check opening hours and tour availabilities. Use our Canillo trip itinerary site to add Santuario de Meritxell and other attractions to your Canillo vacation plans.
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  • On the way between Andorra la Vella and Soldeu, we find the Sanctuary of Meritxell. It is a modern building, advanced architecture, with multiple accesses. At the back is the ancient shrine, which was devoured by the flames and today shows the pieces it contained. If you like churches, it's a must.
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  • It is a very modern and beautiful sanctuary. Inside a few things as they have to be, not as today all full of squeath. A great site, but good each person has their taste and can have a different opinion.
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  • Such a nice setting. A real sense of tranquility, beautiful views and great architecture. A must visit village only minutes of the main road.
  • Breathtaking location where old ( really really really old) meets new .. the architectural concept is great and the athmosphere is relaxing and peaceful... one star missing as there is no chance for English/ German speaking people to follow - there are quite some explaining posters/text but all in a language I don’t understand at all ( some copied papers would do great .. and it would be a Full Five Star)
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