With an average altitude of 1.500 meters and a total area of 121 km², Canillo isn’t only the highest and most extensive parish in Andorra, but also one of the places of greatest interest among buyers from all over the world, especially investors. Low temperatures are the dominant tone during the coldest months of the year. A climate that favors the interest of tourists who love winter sports such as downhill skiing and backcountry. In fact, buying a house in Canillo or any of the small towns that make up this parish is an excellent decision for the future, since it will be very close to Grandvalira's ski areas: one of the best ski resorts in Europe.
The parish of Canillo isn’t only synonymous with adventure sports and snow. Canillo is much more. As regards cultural offerings, the parish has a wide range of cultural attractions that are part of the historical heritage of Andorra, among which are the churches and shrines in the Romanesque style, as well as popular traditions centenarians. In this sense, if you buy a house or flat in Canillo and establish a passive or active residence in this locality, it’s recommended to visit the emblematic Meritxell Sanctuary, one of the great symbols of the country. Likewise, we mustn’t forget the Romanesque church of Sant Joan de Caselles, of medieval origin, a sanctuary that has in its interior pictorial representations of high historical and cultural value.
On the other hand, one of the characters that best defines the parish is its deep-rooted tradition. An example of this is the Belén de Canillo, which for years has become a symbol of Christmas in the Principality.
In the surroundings of Canillo you’ll breathe, above all, peace and tranquility. Thus, crossing its paths, it’s common to find lakes and waterfalls with a large cabal of water, as a result of the thaw of the snow. An authentic spectacle of nature that nobody wants to miss, so it’s common to find groups of hikers during summer, touring the particular Andorran geography. Undoubtedly, buying a house in Canillo means enjoying outdoor activities throughout the year, without sacrificing the basic services and entertainment that only the Pyrenean country can offer.