HOLIDAYS IN THE SNOW, MAXIMUM FUN

HOLIDAYS IN THE SNOW, MAXIMUM FUN

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If you are thinking about spending a few days in Andorra to enjoy the best of winter, this 7-day itinerary is perfect for you. We have prepared a travel plan full of suggestions that go beyond skiing to get the most out of the snow. Loads of outdoor activities await you at Andorra’s ski resorts.

It’ll be seven days of fun, adrenaline rushes and excitement in the snowy landscape.

Sounds like fun, doesn’t it?

Canillo

Andorra la Vella

Days 7

Stops 15

km 124

AndorraWorld

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There’s no time to waste, so feel the magic of skiing on your first morning at the iconic Grandvalira resort. With 210 kilometres spread over a total of 138 trails for all levels, it is the largest ski resort in the Pyrenees. It is divided into six sectors, so you have lots to choose from! If you’re still not an expert at this sport, go to the Ski & Mountain Academy where you can learn to ski like a true professional.

You can spend the afternoon at the Palau de Gel in Canillo. It has an impressive ice rink for skating, hockey or karting. But that’s not all, because the complex also has a heated swimming pool where you can play water polo or kayak polo. It’s up to you!

Family skiing: Grandvalira

Ski as a family this season! At Grandvalira, you’ll enjoy over 200 km of slopes adapted for all levels, for both you and the youngest members of the family!

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Palau de Gel - Activities

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The Palau de Gel in Canillo offers a whole range of activities for all ages. Come and discover it with your family or friends and have fun!

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Cultural circuit Canillo

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Paragliding flight

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Panoramic flights and heli-skiing

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Motorcycle Museum

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Your holidays are just getting started so it’s a good opportunity to continue improving your skiing technique. Today you can choose another sector of the Grandvalira ski resort, like Grau Roig, for instance. This sector is undoubtedly the most virgin of the entire resort and is notable for its landscapes of wild natural beauty. You will be engrossed in the scenery as you ski down the slopes! It has trails for all levels as well as a space for practising freeriding, and you can even try other activities like snowshoes and snowmobiles.

In the afternoon you can book one of the most special plans of your Andorra holidays. Have you ever tried mushing? If the answer is no, this idyllic setting is the perfect place to do so! Sign up for a dog sled excursion and fall even more in love with the Principality. The adventure continues with tubing. The only thing you have to do is sit on an inflatable tube and ride down the alpine slide. You’ll want to do it again and again!

Experience freeride

The Grandvalira, Ordino Arcalís and Vallnord-Pal Arinsal resorts provide different areas so you can experience the best freeriding in Andorra! 

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Snowshoeing at Grandvalira

This winter, strap on your snowshoes and discover the most iconic landscapes in Grandvalira on foot!

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Snowmobiles at Grandvalira

If you like snowmobiles, come to Grandvalira, where you can explore the resort’s snow-covered slopes while enjoying spectacular landscapes!

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Mushing in Grandvalira!

Who said the snow was only meant for skiing? Mushing is ideal for fun with the family, friends or as a couple. 

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Tubbing in Grandvalira

Grandvalira - Grau-Roig

In Grandvalira you can enjoy tubing, one of the resort's most entertaining activities for the entire family.

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Igloo Hotel

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Ice Palace: Night-time Activities

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Another day dawns in the icy and beautiful Andorra, which means it’s time to go skiing! Because Grandvalira is so big, we suggest exploring another sector to discover all of its secrets. Today you can go to the Encamp sector and take the Funicamp up to the trails. Riding this funicular is an experience in itself, as it covers 6 kilometres in just 15 minutes. It’s no surprise that it is one of the longest funiculars on the European continent.

In the afternoon, it’s time for some relaxation. To do so, you won’t want to miss the Caldea Spa Centre. It spans nearly 45,000 m2, making it Europe’s largest thermal spa. Its numerous spaces for adults and children means nobody will ever be bored. Afterwards, once you are good and relaxed, it’s a perfect time to visit the Carmen Thyssen Museum, also in Escaldes-Engordany. Take your time exploring all its galleries exhibiting interesting works of French Impressionism, North American Modernism, German Expressionism and much, much more.

Skiing in Grandvalira

Grandvalira is a ski resort in Andorra. With more than 138 runs covering over 200 km, it is also the biggest ski resort in the Pyrenees and Southern Europe.

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Relax in Caldea

Opened in 1994, Caldea is a pioneering centre in spa leisure

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Carmen Thyssen Museum Andorra

Museu Carmen Thyssen Andorra

Gauguin, Matisse, Monet: the 19th and 20th-century masters can now be found in the Principality. Discover more about the Thyssen Museum in Andorra here

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Cultural circuit Escaldes-Engordany

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Claustrophobia

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Electricity Museum

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Escaldes-Engordany Centre of Art

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You can’t leave Andorra without going to its other major ski resort. We’re talking about Vallnord-Pal Arinsal, located in La Massana parish. There’s no better plan for the midpoint of your winter holidays than skiing at this great resort, which is wonderful for all levels. Today, you can spend the morning at Vallnord-Pal Arinsal, which has two sectors connected by chairlift. You can explore 63 kilometres of trails divided into 5 slalom, 7 green, 18 blue, 17 red and 4 black.

You can have lunch at the Plat de la Cot restaurant right in the Vallnord-Pal Arinsal resort, and take a rest while enjoying the splendid views. After sating your appetite, more adventure awaits, as this is a wonderful place to go snowshoeing.

Skiing in Vallnord-Pal Arinsal

Come to the Vallnord-Pal Arinsal resort and enjoy over 60 km of slopes for all levels!  

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Restaurant El Pla de la Cot

Estació d’Esquí Vallnord

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Snowshoeing at Vallnord-Pal Arinsal

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This winter, strap on your snowshoes and enjoy a hike through the forests of Vallnord-Pal Arinsal. You’ll feel closer to nature than ever!

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Gicafer in Ordino Arcalís

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Restaurant Cow Bella

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High mountain cuisine

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Comic Museum

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The Rossell Forge – Interpretation Centre

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The Vallnord-Pal Arinsal ski resort is an endless source of activities, so for your firth day you can continue enjoying everything the ski resort has to offer. At this point you’re sure to know the trails like a pure-bred Andorran. You can also take the funicular that connects Pal with Arinsal and spend the morning practising your favourite sport there.

The adventure continues in the afternoon, but this time it’s in the air. In Andorra you’ll find loads of circuits in the trees. In these adventure forests, the idea is to go from one tree to another via wooden bridges, log bridges, vines and zip-lines. These circuits are located in the Segudet Adventure Forest and the Engolasters Adventure Forest.

Family skiing: Vallnord-Pal Arinsal

Vallnord-Pal Arinsal has ski schools for learners ages 6 and up, where even the younger ones can take their first steps with full confidence!

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Adventure in the Trees

If you are looking for adventures with your family, don't miss the circuits in the adventure forests of Andorra. Only for the bravest…

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Camí Hidroelèctric d’Engolasters

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Snow snake, share your fun

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Panoramic flights and heli-skiing

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Snow Retrack in Vallnord-Pal Arinsal

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Gicafer in Ordino Arcalís

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The Miniature Museum

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In the morning you can zigzag down the trails at the Ordino-Arcalís ski area. There you have 6 slalom trails, 9 green trails, 7 blue trails, 11 red trails and 2 black trails. It’s all for you to enjoy. In fact, at this point of your trip, you’ll be a true expert in the art of skiing (if you weren’t already before).

In the afternoon, the thrilling activities continue. Gicafer has a circuit that combines scenery with adrenaline rushes. You ride on a powerful amphibious vehicle through the Arcalís mountains, passing by many points of interest. Another option that you’ll like is trying to drive on ice and snow. If you love the world of motor sport, don’t miss the chance to demonstrate your skills behind the wheel in the worst conditions imaginable.

Skiing in Vallnord-Pal Arinsal

Come to the Vallnord-Pal Arinsal resort and enjoy over 60 km of slopes for all levels!  

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Gicafer in Ordino Arcalís

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This winter, explore the resort by Gicafer snowcat and experience the most natural side of Ordino Arcalís!

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Night-time mushing or snowshoe trails

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Snowmobiles at Vallnord-Pal Arinsal

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Snowpark at Vallnord-Pal Arinsal

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Postal Museum

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Paragliding flight

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Casa d’Areny-Plandolit Museum

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It seemed like they would never end, but unfortunately your holidays are drawing to a close. But before they do, there are still some activities that will leave a good taste in your mouth on the last day before you go back to your routine. Spend the morning exploring the Naturlandia Nordic ski resort. At 1,600 m of elevation, it has fun activities like the Tobotronc, the world’s largest alpine slide in nature, with a distance of 5.3 km. At 2,000 m of elevation you can go cross-country skiing.

To crown off these holidays, take a shopping trip to Andorra La Vella and buy some souvenirs so you can remember the experience forever.

Cross country skiing in Naturlandia

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If you’re crazy about Nordic skiing, at Naturlandia you’ll find 15 km of area to practise your favourite sport! 

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Tobotronc at Naturlandia

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5.3 km long with a 400 m drop! The Naturlandia Tobotronc will leave you breathless. It's the world’s longest alpine toboggan run!

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Come and Shop in Andorra

Andorra is tailored to your shopping needs. Everything you're looking for—and much more—is just a stone's throw away.

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Naturlandia Animal Park

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Sculptures and fountains in Sant Julià de Lòria

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Contemporary Architecture in the Capital

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Walking through the historic centre of Andorra la Vella

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Casa de la Vall

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The Shopping Mile

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