Andorra ski resort, three paradises for snow lovers
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Snow lovers will find everything they need at Andorra ski resort. Under normal weather conditions, skiing on some of Andorra’s slopes is possible as early as November. Would you like to find out about its resorts?
The privilege of skiing at Andorra ski resort
Andorra has some world-class ski resorts. They all offer optimal conditions of snow, terrain and services to satisfy even the most demanding visitors. Discover one of Europe’s leading winter destinations!
The Pyrenees’ largest ski resort has over 210 kilometres of slopes, the longest of which stretches for nearly 7 kilometres. It has 24 green, 54 blue, 42 red and 19 black slopes, distributed in 7 areas:
- Encamp. This is the closest to the country’s capital and has one of Europe’s longest funicular railways.
- Canillo. This family-oriented area is designed for beginners and includes a spectacular zip-line and the Mont Magic, a highly entertaining children’s circuit.
- El Tarter. This is aimed at more daring sportspeople, who love extreme activities. El Tarter Snowpark offers a variety of challenges on the snow and has some very demanding lines of modules. You can leave the children at the Bababoom Circus, a fantastic facility for kids, while you test yourself against the Snowpark’s challenges. At night, the atmosphere and live music of Abarset awaits.
- Soldeu. Its main attractions are the extreme descents on slopes as wide as they are thrilling. The best known is Avet, which has a beautiful fir tree in the centre. At night, young people gather at its nightspots where fun is guaranteed.
- Grau Roig. These are the purest and most absorbing slopes, where all skiers can enjoy thrilling experiences. This is the place for you if you like dog-sledding, snowmobiles or snowshoeing.
- Pas de la Casa. Its variety of slopes makes Pas de la Casa ideal for groups with different levels of expertise. Good après-ski is also guaranteed.
- El Peretol. A peaceful atmosphere, set in a welcoming area with 4 blue slopes.
It has two very significant advantages over other options in Andorra: it is the first to open and the last to close. Sometimes, you can even ski there in May! It has exceptional snow quality and boasts 28 slopes: 9 green, 7 blue, 11 red and 2 black. It has exceptional charm and offers fascinating, enigmatic routes, freeride zones and great potential for cross-country skiing.
Beginners can test themselves on the longest beginners’ slope in the Pyrenees: the 8-kilometre Megaverda. It is ideal for learning and improving. The broad range of activities at Ordino Arcalís is also a draw for visitors with more unconventional interests.
This resort is the combination of two sectors connected to one another by cable car. It covers an area of 63 square kilometres and its skiable area boasts an elevation change of 1,000 metres. It is a great favourite for families and school groups in particular. Vallnord-Pal Arinsal offers 7 green, 18 blue, 17 red, 4 black and 5 slalom slopes.
It provides a wide range of experiences and entertainment, including skimo, snowshoeing and a snowpark. Its proximity to central Andorra simplifies access to the ski zones, while the La Massana and Arinsal cable cars make it easier to move around. Lastly, the variety of cuisine is another of its distinctive qualities.
Not only is this the country's sole Nordic skiing resort; it also offers a host of outdoor adventures throughout the year. Above all, visitors will love its two star activities: the Airtrekk and the Tobotronc.
In short, Andorra ski resort is a delightful choice with a host of rewards for every type of skier. The scenic beauty, broad range of options and consistently impeccable service provide a recipe for fun, amidst truly exceptional surroundings.
MORE FUN ACTIVITIES...
Nature and sculpture come together at the Juberri Contemporary Gardens in Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra. Find out more here!
This summer, come try the Red Shark at Mon(t) Magic and and enjoy an afternoon full of fun and water with your loved ones!
The Encamp religious route leads you to discover the parish’s architectural heritage from Romanesque to mediaeval times.
Put your strength to the test at the Vallnord-Pal Arinsal ropes course and get an adrenaline rush!
Be carried away by mythology and history in Julià de Lòria .
ROUTES WORTH TRYING...
Andorra cycling route 18 covers the whole of the CG-2 from Escaldes-Engordany (1,063m), to Port d’Envalira (2,408m).
The Riberamunt route gives you the chance to discover the villages along the valley, following the main road along the river from Ordino to El Serrat.
Cycling route starts on the CS-130 in Sant Julià de Lòria, and ends on the CS-131, in the area of La Peguera.
Circular mountain bike route 11 Soldeu - El Tarter - Soldeu is extremely difficult.
This circular hike will take you to the towns of Aixirivall and Aixovall, along trails that pass through different places of interest.