All the news about the most famous ski slopes in Andorra, Grandvalira, La Rabassa, Vallnord

Discover all the news on the most famous ski slopes in Andorra on the GESTIM real estate site. Grandvalira, La Rabassa, Vallnord delight skiers and lovers of winter sports in the nerve center of skiing in the Pyrenees. If you are thinking of coming to ski in Andorra, do not forget to read here all the information regarding these praised slopes.

Choose between the 3 ski resorts in Andorra: Grandvalira, Vallnord, La Rabassa

The Andorran principality, better known as the capital of shopping, is also a region of mountainous landscapes that in winter delight skiers, snowboarders and other fans of winter sports. Snow is present from December to April in the 3 best-known Andorran ski resorts: Grandvalira, Vallnord, La Rabassa. Discover the benefits and services they offer so that you can choose the ski resort in Andorra that seduces you the most.

Grandvalira, the largest ski area in the Pyrenees

A must on the ski slopes in Andorra

Located in the eastern part of the country, it is undoubtedly the best-known ski slope in Andorra and, moreover, it is the most renowned of all the Pyrenees. It offers more than 200 km of sunny ski slopes on a total area of nearly 2000 hectares spread over 5 domains: Pas de la Casa, Grau-Roig, Soldeu, El Tarter, Canillo and Encamp.

La célebre estación de esquí está abierta desde la primera semana de diciembre hasta la primera de Abril y se puede acceder a ella proveniente desde España por la carretera C-145 si viene desde Lleida y por la carretera C-16, desde el túnel del Cadí o Puigcerdà. La Seu d’Urgell queda a solo 30 Km de Encamp, el primer acceso al dominio.

The slopes of the Andorran resort of Grandvalira in detail

  • Altitude: from 1710 m to 2740 m and 1030 m slope
  • Number of tracks: 110
  • Total length: 193 km
  • Layout of the slopes: 18 green, 38 blue, 32 red, 22 black
  • Off-track: several ski mountaineering and freeride areas
  • Competition areas: 3, among which 2 are FIS certified
  • Freestyle: 3 zones, El Tarter, Xavi (Grandvalira-Grau Roig), Sunset Park Peretol (Grau Roig)
  • Boarder-cross: 2, located in the Soldeu (La Solana) and Pas de la Case sectors
  • Parking: 14

Equipment

The Andorran ski resort Grandvalira has approximately 70 mechanical lifts and other equipment:

  • 1 Funicular: the Funicamp d’Encamp
  • 3 gondolas
  • 30 chairlifts
  • 18 ski lift
  • 7 conveyor belts
  • Artificial snow: more than 1000 snow cannons

Main activities

  • Snow rackets
  • Snowmobiles
  • Mushing
  • Snow tubbing
  • Zip line
  • Ski for people with reduced mobility

Annex activities

  • Ski school with instructors for all levels
  • Nursery for children from 12 months to 4 years
  • Snow circuits for initiation to winter sports
  • Store skis
  • Medical centers

Hotels and restaurants

The Andorran ski resorts of Grandvalira offer an exceptional range of services for all tastes: from high-end restaurants to practical fast food.

Datos de contacto

Av. Carlemany 82, Ed. Carlemany Island, 4th floor, Office 401 - Escaldes Engordany
(+376) 891 800
Mail reservations
Web Grandvalira

Vallnord, a very familiar ski resort

The Andorran ski resort Valnord is located in the northwest of the Principality and is known worldwide for its fabulous snow cover, its high mountain sectors and its facilities. It has around 100 km of marked trails that are the pleasure of winter sports fans. The area dedicated to off-piste skiing is very important, especially in the Arcalis sector, and represents a must for freestyle and mountain skiing in Andorra.

To get to Vallnord from Spain by car, you must go to the first town called La Massana from where you can access the Pal-Arinsal slopes with a cable car. If you want to go to Ordino-Arcalís, you must continue on the CG-3 road to the foot of the station. The season begins the first week of December and runs until April.

The slopes of Vallnord in detail

  • Altitude: from 1550 m to 2560 m and 1010 m slope
  • Number of tracks: 42
  • Total length: 63 km
  • Layout of the slopes: 7 green, 15 blue, 16 red, 4 black
  • Competition areas: 5 FIS certified slalom tracks
  • Freestyle: 2 zones
  • Circuits: DH, XC, Four Cross, Pump Track
  • Parking: 9

Equipment

The Andorran ski resort Vallnord Pall / Arinsal has 30 mechanical lifts and other equipment:

  • 1 cable car that connects Pal and Arinsal
  • 1 cable car
  • 3 chairlifts
  • Ski lifts
  • Artificial snow: more than 300 snow cannons

Main activities

  • Alpine ski
  • Freestyle: numerous training tracks where international competitions are held
  • Adventures: numerous activities for beginners and experienced skiers (Snowmobiles, speed riding, Snowshoes)
  • Mushing
  • Zip line
  • Paintball laser
  • Snow tricycle

Annex activities

  • Ski school with instructors for all levels
  • Day care
  • Snow circuits for initiation to winter sports
  • Store skis
  • Medical centers
  • Restoration points

Ordino-Arcalis ski slopes, in detail

  • Altitude: from 1940 m to 2650 m and a slope of 710 m
  • Number of tracks: 27
  • Total length: 30 km
  • Track layout: 9 green, 6 blue, 10 red, 2 black
  • Competition areas: 5 FIS certified tracks
  • Freestyle: 1 zone
  • Boarder cross: 1
  • Parking: 1500 places

Equipment

The Andorran ski resort Vallnord Ordino-Arcalis has 15 mechanical lifts that transport more than 16,000 skiers per hour.

Main activities

  • Alpine ski
  • Freeride with a large area dedicated to off-piste skiing
  • Freestyle
  • Theme parks for children: 3
  • Snow rackets
  • Snowmobile

Hotels and restaurants

Finding where to stay or eat on the Vallnord ski slopes is not a problem. There is an exceptional offer of restaurants and hotels for all tastes in the towns of Ordino, La Massana and Arinsal. In addition, just 6 km from La Massana is the Andorran capital that offers a Freebus service that connects it with the main tracks.

Contact information

Av. Del Traves 2, Ed. Casa Ferré, 1r - La Massana
(+376) 878 000
Mail reservations
http://www.vallnord.com

La Rabassa, Nordic and adventure skiing in Andorra

The ski slopes of the Andorran resort La Rabassa are among the most beautiful in the Pyrenees. Located within the Naturlandia eco-park, it offers numerous outdoor activities to enjoy winter sports.

Esta estación especializada en esquí de fondo se encuentra al sur de Andorra y el pueblo español más cercano es la Seu d’Urgell. Siete kilómetros la separan de la capital andorrana, Andorra la Vella.
Las actividades de deporte de invierno se abren desde fines de noviembre a mediados de abril.

This station specialized in cross-country skiing is located in the south of Andorra and the closest Spanish town is La Seu d’Urgell. Seven kilometers separate it from the Andorran capital, Andorra la Vella.
Winter sport activities open from late November to mid April.

The tracks of La Rabassa in detail

  • Altitude: from 1600 m to 2000 m
  • Total length: 15 km. Of tracks dedicated to Nordic, classic and skating skiing, on the upper part of the domain

Main activities of La Rabassa

  • Nordic Ski
  • Snowmobile
  • Mushing
  • Snow rackets
  • Scooter and mini snow scooter
  • Sled
  • Animals Park
  • Nature Interpretation Center
  • Tobotronc: slide more than 5 km long on rails
  • Tubby and mini Tubby: special slides on an inflatable
  • Airtrekk: impressive giant ropes course;
  • Zip line over 180 meters long

Annex activities

  • Cross-country ski school with certified instructors
  • Guided tours of the park
  • Rental and sale of cross-country ski equipment
  • Restoration points
  • Parking

Catering and accommodation

The La Rabassa / Naturalia cross-country ski resort offers an excellent range of restaurants. Santa Julia de Loria proposes numerous hotels equipped to receive skiers and also a wide range of restaurants.

Contact details

Carretera de la Rabassa, Naturlandia Base Camp - La Rabassa (Sant Julia de Loria)
(+376) 741 444
Mail reservations
Web Naturlandia

If you have not yet chosen the ski resort in Andorra that most seduces you and you need more information about it, do not hesitate to visit the official websites of the resorts: Grandvalira, Vallnord, La Rabassa.

The Principality of Andorra is a country known for the quality of its stores and the possibility of making good purchases thanks to its low tax rates on products and merchandise. Andorra will also seduce you with its famous high-quality ski slopes.

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