It has been announced that Pal-Arinsal and Grandvalira have reached an agreement to join together for the benefit of both ski areas, as well as to help promote Andorra and the resorts as year-round destinations. So what does that actually mean is going to happen? Well, lots of things are still undecided, but we’ll explain a bit more here.(more…)
There are plenty of independent, unique apartments in Andorra, however to make sure you’ve got a chance of getting booked in we’ve put together our 10 best apartments in Andorra based on full buildings rather than individual private apartments. If you’re looking for hotels you can find our best hotels in Andorra here, however for self-catering apartments please read on, in no particular order…(more…)
When compiling our list of the 10 best hotels in Andorra we haven’t just picked the five-star options, we’ve chosen the ones which we think combine value for money with excellent customer reviews, along with our extensive personal knowledge of the hotels in Andorra. So here’s the list of our top ten, in no particular order…(more…)
This winter Grandvalira has invested a further €13 million in developing their infrastructure and services, which means an even better experience when you visit the largest skiable domain in the Pyrenees. Here we’ll explain some of the highlights of the changes we can look forward to.(more…)
If you’re familiar with Arcalis I’m sure you’ll agree it’s some of the most incredible skiing you can experience, in fact it’s one of the many reasons I fell in love with Andorra when I first skied there in 2005. Over the last couple of years there have been numerous changes to Arcalis so here’s the latest news to bring you up-to-date, in the form of a Q&A. (more…)
This winter sees the largest skiable domain in the Pyrenees grow even larger, with the addition of a new sector linked into the Grandvalira ski area. The Peretol freestyle park has been a haven for thrill seekers for a number of years, especially under the floodlights, however with a new chairlift and two slopes created, the Peretol sector is the latest addition to Grandvalira. (more…)
On Monday 22nd April we’ll be hitting the slopes for the last time this season. After that, we’ll sadly have a long, agonising wait until Grandvalira reopens in December. Here is a round up of the 2018/19 season and all the fantastic events that took place.
Sunday (17th March) the FIS World Cup Finals came to a close in Grandvalira after an exciting week which attracted around 25,000 spectators in total. This was the first time Andorra has hosted this prestigious event, which is considered by many to be the most important competition on the pro-ski tour after the Olympic Games and World Championships.
Skiing is a beautiful sport, suitable for everyone. Its always fun to get yourself on the mountain and be surrounded by nature whether you are with your family, with friends or even by yourself. However, as an extreme sport, it entails some risk as well, that’s why it is very important to be careful at all times and respect the other skiers on the mountain. There are 10 golden rules that we must all know, and above all respect so that a snow day can be both safe and fun!
There’s more to Grandvalira than meets the eye. Not only is there 210 kilometres of pisted runs and a variety of terrain to suit all ages and abilities, but there’s also plenty of activities to be enjoyed off the slopes too. In no particular order, here’s our top five favourite activities you should try in Grandvalira. Prices correct at time of publishing (Feb 2019).