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How do I get to the Sanctuary of Meritxell

The Sanctuary of Meritxell belongs to the parish of Canillo in the Principality of Andorra. It is located between France and Spain. Important cities such as Barcelona or Toulouse are within a 200 km radio. Access and distances from the other sanctuaries of the route:

- From the Sanctuary of Torreciudad (234 km.), by Barbastro – Monzón – Lleida – Balaguer – Ponts – La Seu D’Urgell
- From the Sanctuary of Montserrat (169 km.), by Manresa – Berga – Bellver de Cerdanya – La Seu D’Urgell
- From the Sanctuary of El Pilar (300 km.), by Fraga – Lleida – Balaguer – Ponts – La Seu D’Urgell
- From the Sanctuary of Lourdes (274 km.), by Tarbes – Capvern le Bains – Saint Girons – Foix – Ax les Thermes

By air

There are several airports within a 200 kilometers radio from Andorra. The most important ones are Toulouse, Barcelona and Girona

More information at:

www.toulouse.aeroport.fr

Aeroport of Barcelona

Aeroport of Girona

 

By train

If you are one of those who enjoy travelling on a train, you will only be able to use it on the first part of the trip. The final part hast to be done by bus.

You will find information on the different buses in the section “Road”.

Road

Itineraries & distances from important cities
* From Madrid (609 km.), by Zaragoza – Fraga – Lleida – Balaguer – Ponts – La Seu D’Urgell
* From Barcelona (198 km.), byr Manresa – Berga – Bellver de Cerdanya – La Seu D’Urgell
* From Toulouse (184 km.), by Villefranche de laurragais - Saverdun - Varilhes - Foix - Ax les Thermes

 

Bus connections

Several towns have bus connections with the Principality of Andorra. You can find more information on bus services in the following link (information in catalan):

www.mobilitat.ad


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