The Carmen Thyssen Museum lands in Andorra

The Carmen Thyssen Museum celebrated, on 16 March, the expected inauguration of its museum in the Principality of Andorra. The opening ceremony was attended by Olga Gelabert; Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports and President of the Museand Foundation, Baroness Carmen Thyssen; Vice-president of the Museand Foundation, Guillermo Cervera; Conservative, Artistic Director of the Museum and Commissioner of the Exhibition and Trini Marín; Mayor of Escaldes-Engordany.

Carmen Thyssen Museum
Carmen Thyssen Museum-Image courtesy by Carmen Thyssen Museum
Carmen Thyssen Museum
Carmen Thyssen Museum-Image courtesy by Carmen Thyssen Museum

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Andorra, the country of the Pyrenees

Andorra offers a wide variety of activities for lovers of skiing, adventures and exclusivity. The Principalty attracts about 8 million visitors each year wishing to enjoy everything that this great little country offers. Andorra has two ski resorts; Grandvalira and Vallnord.

Grandvalira

Grandvalira is a ski resort located in the Principality of Andorra. It covers six sectors; Encamp, Canillo, El Tarter, Soldeu, Grau Roig and Pas de la Casa. It is the largest station in the Pyrenees and in the south of Europe with 210 kilometers of ski slopes. This ski resort provides its visitors unique experiences. Among all the experiences we highlight:

Mushing

The activity of mushing consists of rides on sleds carried by dogs. There are two modes of mushing: the ride and the driving and both are an exclusive experience for everyone who enjoys it.

Vodka Bar

The Vodka Bar is located on a typical Andorran house in the middle of nature. The Vodka Bar offers its guests an exceptional evening where they can enjoy their exclusive menu of gin, vodka and exquisite meals next to a large fireplace.

Hotel Igloo

The Igloo Hotel is a unique and exclusive enclave that is located at 2,350 m altitude in Grau Roig. The construction of the hotel is made of snow in its entirety. Guests, apart from living a unique evening and sleeping in the purest Eskimo style, can enjoy bar, terrace, restaurant, SPA area and much more.

 

Hotel Igloo
Hotel Igloo-Image courtesy of Grandvalira

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Penthouse in La Massana

That fabulous penthouse placed in La Massana, combines the traditional architecture of the high mountains, the country style and modern high-end finishes. Its total area is 161 m², is distributed in day and night area. The day area has a hall with access to the living room with a fireplace and semi-open kitchen.

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Andorra Sotheby’s International Realty interesting properties for sale

Andorra Sotheby’s International Realty interesting properties for sale

This week we tour the Principality of Andorra with a selection of exclusive properties for sale; from the typical “bordas” to houses with the most advanced technology.

Apartment for sale in El Tarter

This apartment is located in la Pleta de El Tarter. The property is built with typical Andorran materials; stone and wood, with rustic style. It also has wooden floors and beams and a stone fireplace. The property has 98m² distributed in a living room with fireplace and access to the balcony. The kitchen is American in style fully equipped. In the rest area we find the master suite with built-in wardrobe and exit to the terrace, a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a bathroom. The property has on-site parking and privileged views of the ski slopes.

Apartment for sale in El Tarter
325.000€-El Tarter (Canillo)-Ref. 9925
Apartment for sale in El Tarter
325.000€-El Tarter (Canillo)-Ref. 9925

 

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Sotheby’s International Realty Achieves $95 Billion in Global Sales

The company is present in 70 countries around the world, with 880 offices. The brand has achieved a sales volume of $10 billion in Europe and continues to grow with expansions in Asia-Pacific and the Caribbean. With the alliance with Juwai, a leading real estate portal in the Asian market, the luxury properties brand gets a place in the Asian real estate market. Read more

Carmen Thyssen escoge Andorra para ubicar su nuevo museo

Baroness Thyssen chooses Andorra for her new museum

15 March 2017. This is the envisaged date of the forthcoming public opening of the new Carmen Thyssen Museum Andorra. Located in the town of Escaldes-Engordany, on the ground floor of the one of Andorra’s most emblematic buildings, the former Hotel Valira, this new exhibition space will be joining the list of the collector’s other museums –those of Madrid and Málaga- which display the legendary art collection of the Thyssen family.

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