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Església de Sant Joan de Caselles is a church located in Canillo, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra that was built in the 11-12th century.
Church of Sant Joan de Caselles
Vallnord is a winter sport destination in Pyrenees that draws skiers and snowboarders from across Europe to its many fine slopes. Located in the northern part of Andorra and boasting a peak altitude of 2,625 meters, Vallnord is really three unique ski resorts in one Arcalis, Pal, and Arinsal - providing a vast amount of terrain to explore. Skiers and boarders of all levels are well catered to, with more experienced downhillers usually heading for the north-facing alpine slopes of Arcalis with its long lasting snows, while beginners and seasoned enthusiasts alike are well catered to at Arinsal and Pal. Most slopes are connected to one another by cable car, while gondolas from the village of La Massana serve Pal. Vallnord is particularly popular for family ski vacations due to its first-rate ski schools and fun activities such as snowshoeing, sledding, and snowmobiling, as well as paintball and laser tag. For the truly adventurous, activities such as speed riding (a mix of skiing and hang-gliding), heli-skiing, and ski-biking are available. Another popular ski area is Grandvalira between Andorra la Vella and Les Escaldes.The arrival of warmer weather sees the opening of the Vallnord Bikepark, a massive network of mountain biking trails, which also draws adventure seekers. Vallnord is also well-served when it comes to accommodations, and offers a variety of hotel options from budget hostels to luxury hotels.
One of the Andorran town, Les Escaldes, is just a few minutes' drive from Andorra la Vella. It takes its name from the many hot springs spread around the community. Known for their high sulphur and nitrogen content, the town's waters range from a pleasant 22 degrees Celsius to a scalding 66 degrees Celsius. It has been well known since Roman times for their medicinal qualities. Other highlights include the Viladomat Museum with its displays of works by Catalan sculptor Josep Viladomat, the ruins of the old fortress of Capilla Sant Roma, and the historic Pont dels Escalls bridge with its superb views of the old town.
Encamp is the home to nearly 12,000 people that makes it a good base to explore the country. Its downtown is one of the prettiest, with the Valira d'Orient river running through it, and its fine old buildings now serve as shops, cafés, and restaurants. It's also a great place from which to embark on hiking and biking adventures the nearby mountain, Pic dels Pessons, at 2,865 meters the parish's tallest peak. Come winter, the town is transformed into one of the country's most important ski centers with a gondola linking it directly to the slopes of Grau Roig and Pas de la Casa. The city is also home to the excellent National Automobile Museum with its numerous displays of classic vintage cars - including a steam-driven machine dating from 1885 - along with antique motorcycles and bicycles, all in mint condition.
How to Get Tickets?
How To Get Around?
By public vehicles.
What Should I Wear?
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Andorra is during summer between April - October, when the weather is warm and dry. The temperature is quite warm, and the skies are clear, making this the perfect season for outdoor activities. Still, if it is related to the Sant Joan de Caselle, call the church if it is open before visiting.
Will I Need a Guide?
Visitors may go in independent tour during in the church
How To Get There?
By Bus Route 1
Be sure to call ahead to see when the church is open for visitors.