Canillo

Canillo

42.5666666666671.58333333333331531Koordinaten: 42 ° 34 ' N, 1 ° 35 ' ​​E

Canillo is a municipality (Catalan Parròquies ) in the north of the small state of Andorra. The village lies at an altitude of 1,531 meters on a mountain side. It is divided by a river into two halves. The site is heavily influenced medieval.

The Church of Canillo has one of the biggest bell towers of Andorra. Its height is 27 meters and the base is square, the pyramid-shaped roof. In the church historical documents are preserved; it is also a Gothic statue of Jesus. In the near Canillo is also the Romanesque church of Sant Joan de Caselles from the 11-12. Century.

See also: List of cultural monuments in Canillo

The Old Mill ( Moli Vell ) is often visited by tourists.

The Inclés Valley near the French border is an important winter sports center. The municipality also heard Soldeu Ski Resort.

Sant Joan de Caselles

2005 Mixed Curling Championship 2005 was held in Canillo.

Sons and daughters

  • Xavier Capdevila Romero (born 1976 ), ski mountaineer
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