The main reason for the rise in popularity of Andorra as a traveling destination is majorly for the ski resorts. Located right in the heartland of Pyrenees it provides the country with excellent snow conditions and millions of visitors and ski lovers can never be far way when the conditions are this ripe, can they? Most of the resorts are high altitude with breathtaking natural scenery and long winding ski courses.
Make your ski weekends in Andorra special with our complete guide to all the popular ski resorts while you are visiting.
Soldeu el Tarter
Located at the center of the huge Grandvalira ski zone this is the largest resort that Andorra has to offer. 130-mile run! That will surely satisfy even the pros of the game. Soldeu and Tarter are two small villages with direct access to the slopes but with pricey passes. There are 16 runs for beginners, 51 for intermediates and 42 for the more advanced skiers. For the traveling ski family, there is a snow-park, variety of accommodations, hotel services, and a happening nightlife. For individuals traveling on a budget, there are hostels as well at lower rates for accommodation.
Pas de la Casa
The areas of the Pas de la Casa and the Grau Roig sit on the adjoining areas of the Grandvalira and shares border with France. The Pas and Grau areas also have access to the 130 miles run on the slopes of the Grandvalira.
Pas de la Casas is famous for its shopping centers while Grau Roig is a commercial area and quaint. There are luxurious hotels, spa services, and an Imaginarium Circuit through the forest.
The Vallnord is smaller than the Grandvalira but is still over 56 miles long slopes and top class ski conditions. Located to the west of the country the Pal-Arinsal resort is the right choice for high-speed ski lovers. What’s more, you can even enjoy a gondola ride! Isn’t that something special?
Additionally, the ski track is just out of the world! Here you can ski from right out of your hotel and ski back in. There are 7 beginner runs, 15 intermediate and 16 professional runs available for all the different types of skiers queuing at the resort. The region is also perfect for snowboarders and free-riders due to the excellent snow conditions and variety of tracks on offer. The nightlife is quite exciting along with winter sporting options at the commercial center of Andorra la Vella.
The Arcalis located at the Ordino valley gives access to the Vallnord region. It’s the ideal spot for all the nature lovers. You will be spoilt for choice between forests, ever-stretching valleys and spectacular gorges. The ski runs are perfect because of the ideal snow conditions.
There are 7 runs for the beginners, 6 for the intermediate and 10 for the expert level skier. The Vallnord Arcalis has a dedicated ski school making it perfect for beginners. The beginner ski track is one of the longest in the country which means more fun for someone just starting out. Additionally, you can also avail the Arcalis Family Park along with the ride and teddy-bear mascots.
There is entertainment guaranteed with ski weekends in Andorra! Have you booked your spot yet?