Grandvalira, the largest ski resort in Andorra

If Grandvalira, with its 210 km of slopes, represents the largest ski area in Andorra nowadays, it is because it includes the Andorran ski resorts of Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig and Soldeu / El Tarter. Regularly rated as one of the best, one of the snowiest and one of the most affordable ski resorts in the world, Grandvalira has modern and extensive facilities which attract more families every year, as well as international competitions.

Why choose Grandvalira in Andorra?

Grandvalira’s optimal snow

The quantity and quality of snow are regularly praised by the experts. It is not uncommon that this Andorran ski resort is one of only resorts with good quality snow in all of the Pyrenees, which helps to attract world-class competitions. The reliable and efficient infrastructures of the Grandvalira resort attract families with children as well as extreme sports fans.

General information on the Andorran ski resort

  • Elevation : 930 m (2,640 m / 1,710 m)
  • Skiing area : 1,926 Ha. / 210 km of skiing area
  • Transport capacity : 100,700 skiers / hour
  • 128 runs: 14 green, 51 blue, 42 red, 21 black
  • Artificial snow : 1,032 snow cannons guaranteeing 65% snow cover of the Andorran Grandvalira ski resort.
  • 4 competition stadiums homologated by FIS
  • Freeride area
  • 3 freestyle areas : El Tarter snowpark, Xavi & Grau Roig snowpark, Peretol Sunset Park snowpark (night Snowpark)
  • 1 permanent boardercross area

The advantages of the Andorran ski resort

Themed areas for children

In Andorra, children have their own space and everything is done to ensure their well being. The Grandvalira ski resort in Andorra is no exception to the rule and offers many thematic activity parks centered around the general snow theme for the younger children. Amongst others you can find:
Mont Magic: Magic Mountain (from ages 3 to 10): Canillo sector (El Forn Area)
Bababoom Circus (children under 12): El Tarter sector
Imaginarium Circuit: Grau Roig sector (Coma 3 and Piolet Zone) / Pas de la Casa sector / Encamp sector (Cortals Zone)

Adventure activities

The eldest also have the right to have fun, a part from the skiing, and so they can benefit from a wide range of leisure and sporting activities. Among them there are:

  • Paintball course
  • Orientation circuit
  • Archery and rifle shooting
  • 2 mushing circuits
  • 4 snowshoe circuits
  • 2 snowmobile circuits
  • 1 cross country circuit
  • 1 multi adventure circuit
  • Paragliding
  • 1 helicopter “flight base”
  • 2 booking centres for adventure activities
  • Tubing
  • 1 zip-line

Other of the resort’s benefits and services

  • 1 permanent timed run
  • Ski and snowboard school (6 centres and more than 400 instructors)
  • Freestyle school
  • Free-ride school
  • Children’s School
  • 5 medical centres
  • 40 restaurants
  • 15 parking spaces (11 uncovered and 5 covered)

Skiing is at the heart of the Andorran Grandvalira resort!

This year, the Grandvalira ski resort in Andorra attracted many world-class competitions in all disciplines, an undeniable guarantee of quality. Among the events hosted in Grandvalira in 2016 are the following:

  • Freeride Junior World Championships (January 28th to 30th)
  • Skiers Cup (30th January to 4th February)
  • Audi FIS Ski World Cup (27th and 28th February)
  • Speed skiing World Championship (March 10th to 13th)
  • Total Fight (24th/26th March and ½ April)