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Santuario de Meritxell

Carrer de Meritxell, Meritxell, Canillo AD100, Andorra
+376 851 253
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A nice quiet place!

We were there in the early evening so it was quiet. The sun was starting to set. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
DCE2000
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Shippenville, Pennsylvania
A nice surprise!

We took this trail without much expectation about the church but wanted for an easy walk after two... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
hongching
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jul 2016
“Fantastic visit”
19 Sep 2016
“A nice quiet place!”
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Carrer de Meritxell, Meritxell, Canillo AD100, Andorra
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+376 851 253
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were there in the early evening so it was quiet. The sun was starting to set. Beautiful location. Lovely old building. Sweet retreat. Just to sit and refresh your life…. Visited in 2009

Thank DCE2000
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We took this trail without much expectation about the church but wanted for an easy walk after two days of 4-5 hours walk on trails. It was an easy walk which is also suitable for families and the church with modern architecture was a nice...More

Thank hongching
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nice historical monument. Precious late XXth century church praying Meritxell, Madonna that protects the country. Nice story regarding the old church. Definitely fantastic visit, you cannot forget it.

Thank ljr72015
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Worth going for the views alone. Nice that it's free and an interesting bit of architecture too. We had a car hired so easy to get to and find. No information in English though.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Interesting history about the church. Although I couldn't understand it because it was written in Catalan. Lovely place but not much there. It's not easy to get to on public transport, however it's free to look around. You can walk from here to Canillo from...More

Thank Doctorfancy
Reviewed 29 January 2016

AS many of you have noticed my name is Meritxell. And since I was Little my parents always had told me that one day they would take me to see my sanctuary in Andorra ( Little country) . When I went there a few or...More

Thank Meritxell C
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The original sanctuary burned down in a fire, so this is a mix of a replacement, memorial, and museum. If you have the time and the resources, feel free to check out it's interesting architecture and read up on the history of the sanctuary.

Thank FelixMacias
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Travelling through Andorra from the French border; roughly half way between the towns of Canillo and Encamp one can hardly fail to notice, high up on the left hand side, the distinctive black and white arches of the Sanctuary of Meritxell. One could be forgiven...More

1  Thank 2mercury
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

We planned to spend the afternoon there, expecting a big and beautiful place full of stories. Indeed it is a beautiful place to see, go inside the cathedral and see the mountains through the glass roof/window. The feeling of being in the middle of the...More

1  Thank Leonard W
Reviewed 10 August 2014

This peaceful church is very modern with freestanding archways, tower and semi-spherical altar in a stunning black and white interior. Free entry.

Thank Kay B
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