Skiing in Andorra

Andorra is a lesser-known ski destination with a lot to offer. We sent three of our ski experts on a spring trip to the Grandvalira ski area to find out what it’s like. So where exactly is the Grandvalira? Amy: The Grandvalira is the biggest ski area in Andorra, which is a tiny country in between France and Spain. What’s the skiing like? Alice: There are around 210km of runs, mainly blue and red, and with a variety of tree-lined and wide, open pistes. The…Continue Reading “SKIING IN ANDORRA: THE GRANDVALIRA”

Tucked in the Pyrenees between France and Spain, Andorra may be small but it’s got a lot to love when it comes to skiing. The two ski areas, Vallnord and Grandvalira, have over 300km of piste between them – perfect playgrounds for beginners and intermediates. What’s the skiing like? The ski schools are rated some of the best in Europe, with English-speaking instructors and nursery areas up the mountain – so you can ski with great views from day one. For first-timers, the Vallnord ski…Continue Reading “HOW GOOD IS SKIING IN ANDORRA?”

Proving 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 “Where To Go Skiing In Andorra”

Skiing’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?”

As 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”