Andorra, a country that is suited between Spain and France has only two borders, Andorra and France border and Andorra and Spain Border .
In Andorra, there is not any airport and not any railway going this country and the only way to visit this small country in Europe which is the 6th smallest country in Europe is just to drive to this country from Andorra Spain Border (La Seu d'Urgell) or Andorra France Border (El Pas de la Casa).
Interesting to know that, Each year such a small country with a population of 80,000 thousand, they are receiving more than 8 million visitors through just these two Andorra borders.
When you are driving to Andorra from Spain or France, there is border control between Andorra Spain Border and Also Andorra France Border. It is always necessary to have your travel documents with you at the border that may be required.
Don’t forget that Andorra France border is located at one the highest points in the Pyrenees and in winter time starting from November it is usually full of snow and much colder than a city like Barcelona or Toulouse in France.
Andorra Spain Border Crossing
To do the Andorra Spain border crossing you should drive to the city in the northern part of Spain named “La Seu d'Urgell” and then follow a direction to “Andorra La Vella” which is the capital of Andorra.
For the Andorra Spain border, crossing you must have your travel documents with you that might be needed to be presented when you are crossing a border.
Also please remember that when you are leaving Andorra for Spain, after the border crossing there is custom control in Spain that you should declare all your buying like Alcoholic Drinks, Tobacco, Jewelry, Watches, cash and …
For example, IT IS NOT ALLOWED to pass the Andorra Spain border or the Andorra France border and have more than 1.5 liters of alcoholic drinks that contain more than 22% Alcohol.
Do I need a visa to pass Andorra Border ?
Because Andorra is not part of the Schengen Agreement yet, it is necessary to pass through border control when traveling into or out of the country, either via the Spain border or France border.
So To pass the Andorra France border or Andorra Spain Border you need to have Schengen Visa Already.
Is the Spain Andorra Border Open ?
Currently, on 09 September 2021, The Andorran, Spanish and French authorities have taken no measures to close the borders and move into the country.
Andorra Spain border COVID
Currently 09 September 2021:
- All the borders between Andorra and Spain and Andorra and France are open and there is not any restriction for border crossing because of COVID.
- And any Tourists over 6 years of age who spend 3 or more nights in the country must have a vaccination, recovery, or diagnosis certificate and deliver it to the tourist accommodation and/or show it to the public authority. Citizens of France, Spain, and Portugal are exempt from having and/or showing said certificates.
Also, when you are visiting Andorra and crossing the border, in order to the border crossing and go to Spain or France you should pay attention to the COVID entry requirement of these countries.
RESTRICTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS IN METROPOLITAN FRANCE are available Here
RESTRICTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS IN METROPOLITAN Spain are available Here