SKIING IN GRANDVALIRA
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This resort is on the border with France. The ski area was formed in 2003 when the two oldest ski resorts in Andorra and the Pyrenees joined together: Pas de la Casa - Grau Roig and Soldeu - El Tarter. Today, Grandvalira resort has 7 different sectors: Canillo, Soldeu, Pas de la Casa, Encamp, El Tarter, Peretol and Grau Roig, with six access points along the road towards France.
The variety of activities to choose from is incredible: from the more traditional skiing and snowboarding, to freeskiing, off-piste skiing and even heli-skiing, these activities allow you to wind through wild paths and reach the peaks by helicopter. More experienced skiers can also do freeriding – a type of off-piste skiing – or freestyle as the resort has several areas set up for this activity.
But if you want to go one step further, there’s the Freeride Center, with areas specially set up where you’ll be able to perfect this discipline!
Finally, if you like competition, there’s also the Race Center, where you will not only be able to put your skills into practice, you’ll also be able to time your descents down the center’s competition race track (FIS)! However, if you want to improve your technique, you can also take advantage of training with professionals from high-level clubs!
There are three snowparks where those who prefer snowboarding and freestyle skiing can perfect their moves with the Freestyle School, put what they’ve learnt into practice and enjoy some real thrills. The first is El Tarter Snowpark, the second is Snowpark Sunrise Park Xavi by Henrick Harlaut in Grau Roig and the third is Sunset Park Peretol by Henrick Harlaut ; the latter, at Bordes d'Envalira in Canillo, is suitable for users with a medium-high level and is the only one to offer night-time schedule until 9 pm. You’ll be able to enjoy more non-stop freestyle time!
There are also opportunities for ski touring, with 10 marked trails for use by all levels free of charge. You will find 4 in the Grau Roig sector, 1 in the Pas de la Casa sector, 1 in the El Tarter sector and 3 in the Soldeu sector and a final one in the Encamp sector. It also has a night-time ski slope: the Solana/Tubs slope in the Pas de la Casa sector, suitable for all skiers.
Grandvalira offers a wide range of carefully designed activities. The resort has so much going on that you can pack your days in the snow full of different activities. Book your pass now for one day or for the entire season! In addition, remember that from now on, by paying a small supplement you will also be able to enjoy the facilities at the Ordino Arcalís resort, along with those at Grandvalira!
When planning your perfect day at Grandvalira resort you can choose from a variety of activities like mushing, snowshoeing, freeriding, ski touring, snowmobiling and many more. There are even more activities to discover: don't miss out on the chance to try them!
It's time for lunch and rest before hitting the slopes once again. There are several restaurants available in each sector and all have free Wi-Fi. In Canillo, try Roc de les Bruixes - El Forn, while if you’re skiing in Grau-Roig, you can choose from Andburguer Zero, Llac de Pessons, Teatre del Vi, La Vaqueria and Vodka Bar. In Soldeu - El Tarter, you can have lunch at places including Arrosseria de Pi de Migdia, Trattoria Riba Escorxada, la Cabana Espiolets and Steak House. Choose the ideal place to recharge your batteries.
Discover for yourself everything on offer during a holiday in the Andorran snow at the ski resort with the most going on!
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The Palau de Gel offers you the chance to try two water sports with a difference: water polo and canoe polo.
Add a finishing touch to your romantic getaway, and treat yourself to a health spa for two in Andorra!
ROUTES WORTH TRYING...
The Prats to Meritxell trail is an easy hiking route to get your little ones into hiking and visit the Sanctuary of Meritxell, the patron saint of Andorra.
Route with technical sections, especially the descent of Pic de la Cabaneta, very steep, which can be under snow into the summer.
This hiking route will take us to the summit of the Cubit Petit, one of the peaks which form the Circ dels Pessons.
If you like the sound of mountains, natural lakes and secluded shelters, the Cercle d'aigua mountain route is for you!