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Best Ski Resorts Of Andorra


Alpine skiing Andorra is one of the leading centers of winter sports in Europe, in its price policy it is superior to Austria, and the height of the mountains is slightly inferior to Spain. The ski resorts of the compact state, bordering on Spain and France, offer relaxation in luxury spa hotels and cozy budget chalets, and are serviced by almost a hundred ski lifts and a thousand snow cannons. Wonderful landscapes and breathtaking skiing slopes of Andorra, reasonable prices and the lack of a visa regime for citizens of the European Union, thermal springs and a duty-free trade zone - all this attracts more than 10 million tourists to Andorra in the winter.

We present to your attention the best winter ski resorts of Andorra. Here you can find a full list of this resorts.

Ski region of Andorra Vallnord

Vallnord is a relatively young region of skiing Andorra, merging Ordino, Arcalis, Pal, Arinsal and La Massana into a single space. The latter is not connected by lifts with a common chain of ski resorts and is located just 9 km from the capital of the principality. The territory of Vallnord is bordered by Spain and is a chain of mountains with a beautiful forest landscape.

The “Northern” direction of the ski slopes ensures high stability of the snow cover, therefore the ski season in Andorra in Vallnord lasts from December to April. Well-groomed trails conquer the hearts of both experienced riders and explorers. The pros will be delighted with the large elevation difference in Arinsal - 1010 m. For the beginners, the services of 140 experienced instructors are offered. The resort is served by thirty lifts, and the total length of the ski slopes is 89 km. The ski pass in Andorra in Vallnord will cost tourists a bit cheaper than in Grandvalira, and its price will average € 36.

Vallnord is not just snowboarding and skiing. The picturesque surroundings of the region everywhere are pleasing to the eye. You can admire the scenery, taking a walk on snowshoes, ski bikes or a ride on a snowmobile.

For active leisure tourists go to La Massana. Two large sports centers offer athletics, fitness, tennis and squash, and the relaxation bar relaxes after a busy day.

The ski slopes in Andorra in Vallnord are 89 km away.

Black tracks - 7 Red Trails - 24 Blue trails - 24 Green trails - 1 Slalom Trails - 6

The ski resorts of Pal and Arinsal, close to the capital of Andorra, have a well-established connection to each other thanks to the ultra-modern Seturia lift and the ski bass, which runs regularly throughout the region. Pal is a small provincial town, where you can relax in the family circle. Arinsal is the lively youth ski center of Andorra, renowned for the whole district with the extravaganza of nightlife. The proximity of the resort towns to Andorra la Vella (just over 10 km) allows tourists to make regular trips to the capital.

Mid-level skiers can test their skills on the simple ski slopes of Andorra with a sharp elevation difference of 1010 m. Experienced riders also choose Pal-Arinsal who master the rather steep and insidious routes of Andorra in Arinsal. For beginners, a gentle and very comfortable riding area at the foot of Pal is perfect. And snowboarders will appreciate the opportunity to hone skills on the halfpipe. A real drive on vacation in Andorra provide an extensive area for freeride and 24 km of upgraded trails. The total length of the slopes is 63 km, and this is 41 descents. 30 lifts serve the entire ski area of ​​Andorra Pal - Arinsal, and 4 of them are for children.

The tracks of this ski area in Andorra are distinguished by their well-groomed. North-facing mountain slopes with numerous forest paths provide stable snow cover in the season. And the numerous guns, of which there is 1 km more than anywhere else, maintain the quality of the slopes.

These ski resorts in Andorra have more than 20 hotel complexes. To services of guests there are numerous pubs and night clubs, where often parties of world famous DJs are held.

Green trails - 4 Blue trails - 16 Red Trails - 16 Black tracks - 5

The Ordino - Arcalis region is located in the northwestern side of Andorra, the skiing season here lasts longer than in other resorts of the country. Excellent conditions for winter recreation provide high-altitude landscapes, the ridges of which are completely crossed by interesting trails for intermediate skiers. Several super-challenging tracks, in particular, 1 munal and 2 black, attract the attention of experienced athletes.

If the resort of Andorra Ordino is a cluster of hotels, then on the territory of Arkalis there are 26 km of pistes with a height difference of 680 m, 26 km of freeride slopes and an excellent snow park for snowboarders with a springboard and halfpipe. When the weather is suitable, the bordercross is also arranged.

In addition to ski holidays in Andorra, Ordino offers tourists to spend time in two urban sports centers, where you can play active games, relax in the pool, visit the solarium and sit in a cozy bar in a warm friendly company. Restaurants, souvenir shops, a cinema and a snow park are part of the après-ski program.

Fans of cultural holidays and history will appreciate the historical monuments of the city, which was formed during the epochs: the Romanesque religious temples of Sant Marti de la Cordinade and Sant Serni de Nagol, the churches of Saint Lawrence and Saint Sebrija, as well as interesting exhibits presented in several museums.

Green trails - 6 Blue trails - 8 Red tracks - 8 Black tracks - 2 Slalom track - 1

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