Tourism Statistics of Andorra 1996-2016
Andorra, also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra is a sovereign landlocked microstate in southwestern Europe. It is the 16th smallest country in the world by land and 11th smallest country by population.
Andorra has become a popular tourist destination in Europe as a result of its several major ski resorts including and not limited to Soldeu/El Tarter and Pal/Arinsal. These resorts are very popular with tourists especially from Spain, France and the UK. The main reason being their relatively gentle slopes are ideal for less experienced people as well as families.
In 2003, about 3138000 tourists visited Andorra, 72% of them were from Spain, registering a 3% decline from their 2002 total visit. Their no need for visas makes visiting the country relatively easy to visit.
Shrines and festivals are both key attractions to tourists.
The number or tourist arrivals in 2015 in Andorra was estimated at 2670000, hitting a maximum of 3516000 arrivals in 2001 and a minimum of 1808000 in 2010.
Being that it borders both France and Spain; a majority of her visitors come from the two countries. Pilgrims come from France and Spain to pay homage annually on September, the festival day of Andorra’s patroness.
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