SNOW, SKIING AND ADRENALINE
Is a long weekend coming up and you don’t know what to do? If you like the snow and unique plans, why not come explore Andorra as a couple or with friends? Enjoy a long weekend of adrenaline-loaded activities. Ski or ride snowmobiles or karts. Do you dare?
Dia 1 (2 activities)
Since you’re probably impatient to go skiing, you can start the day at the Ordino Arcalís ski resort with its six slalom trails, 9 green trains, 7 blue trains, 11 red trains and two black trails. Spend the whole morning on the slopes, trying different turns, and finally getting to enjoy your favourite winter sport!
When you feel like you need a break, sit down at one of the resort’s restaurants for a bite to eat and a rest, because you’ve got a busy afternoon ahead. No need to leave the Ordino Arcalís resort to enjoy one of the most daring activities you’ve ever tried: heliskiing! A sport for thrill seekers, skiing off piste will undoubtedly give you a big adrenaline hit! If you’re more keen on something a little calmer, though, you can also take a helicopter flight and enjoy fantastic views across the valley.
The emotions and adventures continue even after sunset. Strap yourself in for a unique experience on a Gicafer caterpillar vehicle that will glide up the slopes along some of the resort's most iconic routes. You’ll pass through the illuminated Port del Rat tunnel, where you’ll see its formation of ice stalactites and stalagmites. Don’t miss it!
Ordino Arcalís, the most northerly ski area in Andorra, has 30.5 km of pistes that are suitable for all levels.
Restaurant La Borda de la Coma - Arcalís (Ordino)
Dia 2 (5 activities)
The second day will bring you to the other end of the Principality of Andorra, specifically to Naturland. At this complex you can enjoy the whole morning cross-country skiing, or trying one of its top attractions: Tobotronc. It is an alpine slide in the middle of nature that is over 5 kilometres long and only suitable for the brave of heart.
You can have lunch there in the food court and then head to the town of Sant Julià de Lòria in the afternoon. In this village you won’t want to miss the Tobacco Museum housed in a former tobacco factory. In this 20th century building you will learn a great deal about how tobacco is processed.
At night, head to Andorra la Vella and try the famous Alpha beer. You can have dinner in the city centre and discover the nightlife of the Principality’s capital.
Naturland offers many interesting winter activities, such as guided cross-country skiing for adults and children of all ages
5.3 km long with a 400 m drop! The Naturland Tobotronc will leave you breathless. It's the world’s longest alpine toboggan run!
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The Borda de Conangle is very close to the la Rabassa cross country ski slopes at an altitude of 2,000 m in Naturland.
If you’re a beer lover, come to La Birreria, a beer bar where you’ll have your pick of the more than 100 craft beers featured on the menu!
Andorra’s nightlife is outstanding. Here are some of the places you can enjoy your favourite cocktail when the sun goes down.
Dia 3 (3 activities)
The Pal Arinsal ski resort, located in La Massana, is a great start to any day! The resort is perfectly equipped to welcome skiers and snowboarders, families and groups of friends, all of whom can enjoy the slopes, activities and facilities.
As well as enjoying your favourite sport, you can also have a go on a snowtrike for one of the most fun descents of the day. Or maybe you prefer letting off some adrenaline on the Big Zip, the 300 m-long zip line!
The Pal Arinsal ski resort, located in the La Massana Valley, is made up of 63 skiable kilometres and divided into two sectors: Pal and Arinsal.
In the La Caubella sector of Pal Arinsal, there's an area with two zip-lines that descend down the mountainside, along the drag lift.
Come to the Pal Arinsal resort and enjoy the snowtrikes, one of the season’s most fun activities!
Dia 4 (3 activities)
The Grandvalira ski resort is the best way to start a new day. Located in Encamp parish, it has more than 200 skiable kilometres spread over 138 trails. If you want a different plan, take a snowmobile ride for a thrilling morning.
Take a break for lunch and a rest, but not for too long because there’s still time for the Soldeu spa in the Sport Hotels complex. It's 5,000 km2 facilities are a perfect place for a well-deserved relaxation session.
At night, have a blast at the Palau de Gel with an action-packed kart race. The winner can treat the others to dinner at the restaurant there.
Grandvalira is the largest ski resort of Southern Europe and the Pyrenees. It has a skiable surface area of 210 km, 7 sectors and 139 ski slopes!
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Sport Hotel Hermitage & Spa is a 5-start resort surrounded by nature, located in the commune of Canillo, in Soldeu.
The Palau de Gel gives you the chance to have a great time driving a kart in the company of whoever you want to bring with you. Have you tried it yet?