Photo: Andorran mountainside

Sandwiched in the Pyrenees between France and Spain, Andorra is ruggedly beautiful.

Photograph by Rolf Richardson/Getty Images

Long isolated and impoverished, this mountainous ministate wedged between France and Spain and roughly two and a half times the size of Washington, D.C., has been a favorite destination for a growing number of savvy travelers, a beguiling stopover between Spain and France. • Tourists acclaim its picturesque mountain vistas and easy charm. • Immigrants, legal and illegal, are even more charmed by the absence of any income tax.

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