Facebook1.5kTwitteremailProving that good things come in small packages, Andorra is a tiny principality tucked between France and Spain. It covers just 181 square miles across the Eastern Pyrenees, and is home to two main ski areas – Vallnord with 93km of slopes, and Grandvalira with 210km. It’s a popular pick for learners and there’s plenty of piste to challenge more experienced skiers too. And whether you’re going with mates or have the family in tow, you’ll find a resort and hotel to suit you. The…Continue Reading “A GUIDE TO SKIING IN ANDORRA”

Facebook219TwitteremailSkiing’s a sport – no one’s denying that. It’s exercise, and it can be tough and it can be tiring. No wonder then that after a hard day on the piste, après-ski has become almost as competitive as the main event. Resorts the world over fight it out to be crowned Top of the… Pubs? Back in 2016, we crowned Borovets, Bulgaria as Europe’s top après hotspot. Now though, we’d like to put forward a new contender. Enter Andorra Now the Pyrenean principality’s hardly a…Continue Reading “Hey, we’re going to… Andorra?”

Facebook0TwitteremailAs the 16th smallest country in the world, relatively few people have heard of Andorra, let alone seen it with their own eyes. But allow me to let you in on a secret – part of Andorra‘s charm is that it’s still largely unknown. As a snowboarder who’s explored big ski areas like the Three Valleys in France and the Milky Way in Italy, the little-known resort of Soldeu in Andorra had a lot to live up to. My group of six were put up by the 4 star…Continue Reading “January Skiing in Soldeu – The Lowdown”

Facebook0TwitteremailThere are a few things everybody knows about Andorra, like the fact that it’s a high-altitude, fairly snow-sure destination with a reputation for English-speaking ski schools of the highest quality. It also has two primary ski areas – both of a decent size – offering some of the best value European skiing out there. With that out of the way then, what’s stopping you? To help you on your way, here’s a rundown of our four Andorran resorts, and what they can offer. Arinsal Well known for…Continue Reading “Get More Andorra – The Lowdown”

Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) in Arinsal, Andorra – February 2016

Facebook0TwitteremailFebruary 21st-28th marked another one of Disability Snowsport UK’s European activity weeks. DSUK are a registered charity whose focus is getting disabled people out on the slopes. With the aid of their sponsors and partners – Crystal Ski Holidays among them – and fundraising initiatives, DSUK organise trips abroad as well as lessons and activity days at ski centres across the UK. Their mission is to provide fun and exciting activities for anyone requiring adaptive equipment and/or special instruction and support – to break down barriers and…Continue Reading “Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) in Arinsal, Andorra – February 2016”