Andorra

Translated by: John Agrafiotis

Last updated: Oct 17, 2021 @ 7:11 am

Currency:
Driving license: EU citizens just need the European driving licence. Non EU citizens must have an International Driving Permit (IDP).
Visa – Passport: Tourist visas are not required to visit Andorra. However, since Andorra can only be accessed by passing through France or Spain, tourists from countries outside the European Union (formed by Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Greece, the United Kingdom, Ireland and, since May 2004, Malta, Cyprus, Slovenia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) who require an EU visa should obtain a multi-entry Schengen visa to ensure freedom of movement into and out of Andorra. The Schengen multi-entry visa can be obtained from French and Spanish Consulates.
Border Crossing: Entering Andorra, you generally do not need to even stop, but you must slow down and be prepared to stop if requested. When leaving Andorra, you must stop and be prepared for delays during busy times. Generally they do not search motorcycles. Both borders are open 24/7.
Insurance: EU citizens just need a Green Card. For non EU citizens, make sure that your International Motor Insurance Card is valid for Andora.
Fuel: Unleaded gasoline is called essence sans plomb or gasolina sense plom. For fuel prices check this page. Credit cards are widely accepted.
Equipment: Wearing a helmet is mandatory.
Time Zone: GMT+1
Maximum Allowed Blood Alcohol Level: 0,05%
Speed limits: Inside cities: 40 km/h, Outside cities: 70 km/h
Fines: Police are authorized to collect fines on the spot. Laws follow France standars.
Tolls: There is only one toll road, the Envalira tunnel, witch costs 4,10€ (01/2020).
Signs:
Aire de repos ή Aparcamiento: Resting area
Allumez vos lanterns or Enciendense sus luces: Turn on your lights
Attention au feu: Attention traffic light
Attention travaux or Obras: Attention roadworks
Autre directions: Other directions
Barrière de dègel: Trucks are prohibited
Chaussèe dèformèe: Bumpy road
Cèdez le passage or Ceda el Paso: Give way
Centre ville or Centro: Town center
Col or Pas: Passo
Ferme: Closed
Gendarmerie or Comisaria: Police Station
Nids de poules: Potholes
Ouvert: Open
Route barrèe or Prohibido el paso: Closed road
Sens-unique or Dirrección Única: One-way
Sortie: Exit
Suivre: Follow
Sur: Open
Toutes directions or Todas Direcciones: All directions
Vitesse adapteè sècuritè: Slow down for your safety
Voie unique: One line road
Voitures: Cars
Desvío: Diversion
Peligro: Danger
Autopista: Highway
Despacio: Slow
Mantenga su izquierda: Drive left
Mantenga su derecha: Drive right
Salida: Highway exit
Useful Phone Numbers::
Police: 110
Ambulance: 116
Fire Deparment: 118
Automobil Club d’Andorra: +376 803 400

Useful Links:
Wikitravel Andorra
Andorra Tourism official page
Lonely Planet Andorra

Related Trips:
Rocinante (In Greek language only)
Travel to Western and southern point of Europe (In Greek language only)
Los Taxidious Periplanisious (In Greek language only)

* If you are from Andorra or have been recently in Andorra and you would like to add some information or correct some of the above listed, do not hesitate to contact us.

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