France Spain Border

Spain and France as a member of the European Union, have only a land border together and they are neighbors to each other from the north of Spain and south of France.
This border is about 656 km and they are connecting to each other with several roads through this border. In a Follow we are having a brief for recommending itineraries on this border, how to pass and what you should know before crossing.

Is There Any Border Control Between Spain And France ?

Interesting to know that both of these countries are members of the European Union and their currency is EURO as well as there is not any checking inspection and gate at France Spain borders.
So if you are having a road trip in northern Spain and is on your plan for crossing France Spain border you do not have any border formalities and custom control but having an identification document is always recommended.
There Is One Small Country In This Border
Perhaps one of the best ways to cross this border is to go through road N20 in France, then join road N22 and cross one of the smallest countries in Europe named Andorra. More About Andorra Border …
Andorra with an area of 486 square kilometers is one of the smallest countries in Europe and by taking road N22 you can cross this country by entering from France and leaving for Spain. Interesting to know that this country is located on border of France and Spain both of which are members of the European union But Andorra is not
You can find more information about one of the best itineraries to visit Andorra in Andorra Day Trip (Section itinerary)and read more about suggested stops in Andorra. For example, if you are looking for one of the largest Spa Centers in Europe, you can stop in Andorra La Vella or…
visitors usually spend one days in Andorra to visit the natural beauty of this mountain country and have benefit from its low VAT and buy the cheaper products. Also in wintertime, there are a lot of winter activity in Andorra and great Spa hotels in the hearth of mountains.
Pyrenees As a Natural Border
From another point of view, before the existence of the current official border between these two countries, there was a natural border between these between theses two Schengen countries, and the name of this natural border is Pyrenees Mountains. Since many years ago Pyrenees act as a natural border between these two countries and that’s one the reason that the spoken language in most of the part is Catalan which is mixed of Spanish and french. Because of this natural beauty, crossing the France and Spain border by road trip is one of the most memorable road trips, which is in the itinerary of many road travelers. By crossing this Mountain range by road trip you can pass one of the highest elevations in the Pyrenees which is 2408 meters and enjoy scenic views on this road.
visit three countries in one day ( Spain , France and Andorra )
Towns And Villages
There are several Spain provinces on this border and all can be crossed with your drive or by a day trip from Barcelona or south France: Basque Country, Aragon, Lleida, and Girona, and also several France which are Pyrénées-Atlantique, Hautes-Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne, Ariège, and Pyrénées-Orientales.
There are also some Picturesque French towns on the France Spain border which you can take your road trip there. For example Collioure or Carcassonne . anyway, the most recommended places and towns on France Spain border could be Andorra, Lanuza, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Panticosa, Saint-Savin, Cauterets, Arreau, Benasque, Querforadat, Casteller de N’hug, Barrera and the Portbou.
For example, Collioure is a fresh fishing town just a few kilometers after France and Spain’s border and it has been discovered as one of the world’s most beautiful holiday destinations where you can have a few days there, and eating, tasting a glass of wine, do some shopping, sunbathing and kayaking.
Don’t Forget that on your trip to France Spain border, you can arrive at San Sebastian and its beaches, which during the summer is one of the best destinations for water activities sports, and adventures.
And Finally, Depending on your travel package you can go through the route to Visit Three Countries In One Day. Yes, three countries. Spain, France, and Andorra.
Natural Parks
On the France Spain border there are some ecological national parks which if you are a fan of ecological travel, you can choose a track to pass through them and even stay several nights in the hearth of natural parks.
It should be mentioned that there are well-established hiking trails at the France Spain border and they are perfectly normal don’t forget that in the natural park on France Spain border camping and wild camping is forbidden. In the Natural Park of des Pyrenees, there are no specific rules and you should follow the local regulation indicated by the signs.

How to Visit France Spain Border From Barcelona?

Our suggestion for visiting this border is to take a tour of visit three countries in one day ( Spain , France and Andorra ) from Barcelona and explore most of the attractions on this border. On this tour, you are starting from Barcelona, going through the mountain of Montserrat and Pyrenees and finally passing the border of Spain and France to reach to one of the charming towns named “Ax Les Thermes”. then you are going to enter to country of Andorra from France border and Cross this small country with lots of stops and coming out from the border of Andorra and Spain. (Andorra Spain Border Crossing) here.
visit three countries in one day ( Spain , France and Andorra )
And if you are a natural person and would like to see more in nature and less in the cities and also visit this long Mountain Range, you can have Andorra Day Trip From Barcelona and explore most of the attractions in the mountains and attractions in the country of Andorra. On this tour, you have a chance to pass one of the highest altitudes on this mountain which is nearly 8000 feet
Andorra Day Trip From Barcelona