Hitting the mountains on two wheels might sound like a lot of hard work, but when you realise that the ski lifts take you to the top so all you have to do is cycle downhill then the proposition becomes a whole lot more exciting! Adrenaline junkies should know that Vallnord has hosted World Cup and World Championship downhill events, so fantastic courses to ride, but there are also gentle introductions to this addictive sport, in both Vallnord and Grandvalira. (more…)
Are you looking for somewhere new and exciting for your summer holidays?
You might naturally associate Andorra with skiing, but in recent years more and more people are finding out the fantastic range of activities on offer for the whole family – adrenaline fuelled challenges through to relaxing spas, or energetic fun for younger children – this summer you should definitely consider Andorra! (more…)
With plenty of fresh snow falling over Andorra in the last few days it’s been the best reminder that the season isn’t over until the very last day! With both the Vallnord and Grandvalira mountain ranges due to close on the 17th April there is still plenty of time to fit in a last minute ski trip to Andorra. (more…)
As there are so many activities to enjoy in Andorra when you are not on the slopes, we’ve compiled a list of five new après ski activities for you to enjoy while on holiday in Andorra.
1. Zip-line, Canillo
40 meters off the ground and 500 meters long this is perfect for all you adrenaline junkies. You will enjoy absolutely stunning views over the lake ‘Llac del Forn’ if you can manage to keep your eyes open, reaching speeds of up to 80 km/h on the whole way down! Located in the Mon(t) Magic Family Park Canillo this is definitely worth checking out! To enjoy the zip-line you need to be a minimum of 40kg and if going as a pair you can’t exceed 100kg separately.
Could you imagine skiing and flying at the same time? It has a name: Speed Riding
Skiing is already a sport full of adrenaline and excitement, but what if you could fly while skiing? The Andorra Resorts team had the opportunity to practice Speed Riding in Arcalís, a ski resort of Vallnord, and the experience was incredible: Only suitable for the most daring!
Arriving into Andorra last winter like most people, all I knew about this little country, landlocked between France and Spain, was it offered great skiing and low tax! So this year I set myself the task of compiling the ultimate A – Z guide of Andorra. Read on for my list of highlights, as well as some lesser known insights into Andorra… (more…)
Grandvalira boasts an impressive 210km of pistes spread over the sectors of Pas de la Casa, Grau Roig, Soldeu, El Tarter, Canillo and Encamp. Even the most active of snow-sports lovers would find it difficult to get bored during a stay there, but on top of this they have a wealth of other activities that you can enjoy if whether you are a non-skier looking for an alternative or you love to try new things, we’ve compiled some information on the great activities that they offer.
There are still over eight weeks left of the ski season, and with 100% open throughout Grandvalira and Vallnord and a base of up to 200cm of snow the conditions are looking great for the end of winter. We’ve put together some ideas for a ski break this March, but don’t forget that all our holidays are fully flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. Our expert team in Andorra are on hand too to help you if needed. (more…)
We’ve got a great special offer for those of you coming to Arinsal in April 2017. When you pre-book your lift pass and equipment with us (durations of 4-6 days) we’ll give you a free upgrade on your equipment hire, and free helmet rental, saving you up to €41 per person.
If you speak to any one that has spent much time in Andorra, they’ll all tell you one thing, Arcalis is a must visit. Hidden away in the parish of Ordino, this hidden gem has truly got something for everyone to enjoy. From the Mega Verde, an 8km green run, to some of the most challenging freeride areas. (more…)