If you're planning on going on a skiing holiday in Andorra, the Grandvalira Ski Resort is always an excellent choice whether you're travelling with friends or family. If this is your first time skiing, check out our ski guide for beginners in Grandvalira where you'll have everything you need to know before booking your next ski holiday.
If you're travelling with children and looking for advice on where to go skiing in Andorra and need help to find the best family ski hotels, you should definitely read our ski guide for families in Grandvalira ;)
What do you need to know about the Grandvalira Ski Resort? It's located in the North of Andorra, there are 64 chairlifts and cable-cars, which will take you 2,640 metres high. Grandvalira is divided in 6 different ski areas and the skiable domain is of 210 km (130 miles). Everyone's favourite ski areas are Soldeu, El Tarter and Pas de La Casa which is where we also have the best ski deals for you!
Grandvalira is not only one of the largest ski resorts in Europe, the location is ideal for any type of skiing holiday. It's in the North of Andorra and has a great access from hotels and apartments.
There are more than 1,000 snow machines to guarantee great skiing conditions during the whole season. So you will be able to enjoy your holiday without having to worry about the snow conditions.
In this Andorra ski resort you will find everything you need to enjoy a great day of skiing. If you are a beginner, this resort has over 450 instructors spreaded in the different ski areas. There are more than 40 restaurants located near the slopes. They all offer special menus for skiers and are an excellent choice to rest and have something warm to drink. Pre-book your lunch ticket on our website and forget about carrying your wallet and thinking of where to stop for lunch!
If you're skiing with children, the Grandvalira ski resort offers a great program for children and there are also nurseries if you need childcare.
Do you need ski or snowboard equipment? You can add this service at an excellent price! We have different ranges of skiing and snowboard equipment to suit all levels. We also have different types of packages in case you don't need to rent the entire set.
Apart from skiing in Grandvalira, you can also practice other outdoor activities. So, if you like walking in the mountains, there are four circuits for you to walk with snowshoes. This activity is perfect for you to feel even closer to nature. If you do not feel like walking, you can also go on a snow jet ski ride or enjoy dog sledding.
If you want to practice other adventure activities in Grandvalira, there is a multisport circuit, paintball fields, snowtubing tracks and even two helicopter bases for those who wish to try heliskiing (it is a freeride form). You can add most of these activities during the booking process on our website to make your Grandvalira skiing holiday even better.
There are many ways to get to Grandvalira. You can do it by car, coach or plane as you can fly to Barcelona El Prat Airport and Toulouse Blagnac.
If you need to book flights for your Andorra Ski Holiday, on our website you can add the car rental service from Barcelona El Prat Airport and make your own way to the ski resort. You can also book our airport transfer service from either Barcelona El Prat and Toulouse Blagnac Airports so you don't have to worry about a single thing once you land!
Did you know that Esquiades.com is the leading ski travel agency in Andorra? Grandvalira is our top ski destination and we have incredible rates and discounts in your favourite ski hotels and apartments located in Soldeu, El Tarter and Pas de la Casa. We also have exclusive ski deals that you will only find our website!
Our team of ski and snowboard experts can assist you in anything you need and will help you find the best ski holiday for you. Our customer service is available from Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 9.30pm.
What are you waiting for? Check out our Grandvalira ski deals and start planning your next ski holiday!
Have a great time with friends or family doing a route through the slopes of Grandvalira on snowmobiles! Take a route through the Grau Roig ski area accompanied by a guide and make the most of the last hours of sun.
This activity is suitable for children from 7 years old ;) The driver must be of legal age and have a driving license.
If one day you don't want to go to the slopes to ski, head to the Grau Roig ski area early in the morning and take part in a 2-hour snowshoe route. You will get to see some really beautiful areas of this ski area!
3. Construction of Iglus
Another activity that you can do as a family if one day you do not want to go to the slopes to ski. Build your own Igloo and take some fun photos ;)
The little ones will love this activity. You will do a 2 km route on a sled that is pulled by a group of dogs led by a guide. The activity takes place in the afternoon when there is no one left in the the ski resort so that the dogs can fully enjoy their route with you.
5. Ice skating
Add tickets to the Palau de Gel in the Canillo ski area and spend a fun afternoon with family or friends on the ice rink. This activity includes the helmet and skates as well ;)
This natural park is perfect for all ages. You have 2 areas, an animal park and an outdoor activities park. The ticket includes a ride on the tobotronc, the longest alpine slide in Europe!
7. Caldea Spa Centre
You cannot go skiing in Andorra and not visit one of the largest spa centres in Europe: Caldea . This centre is for all ages as there are several pools and lagoons, bars and restaurants. It is the ideal place to relax your muscles after skiing. The spa centre is in the centre of Andorra so you can take the opportunity to take a walk along Avenida Meritxell.
You can add these activities and many more to your booking at an incredible price. If you have any questions, our customer service team can assist you with anything you need.
On Esquiades.com we like to make it easy for you so that you can enjoy a totally hassle-freer ski holiday. That is why you can also add the meals on the slopes so you don't have to think about where to stop for lunch or you can even leave your wallet in your hotel room or apartment.
On Esquiades.com we offer you two types of menus:
1. Express Menu
✔ French Fries
✔ Soft Drink
2. Self-service menu
✔ Main course
✔ Soft Drink
If you add this extra to your booking, you will only have to exchange your confirmation voucher at the ticket offices of any access to the ski resort and they will give you the lunch tickets that you must hand in at the restaurant. On the tickets you will find the name and location of all the restaurants where you can stop for lunch. That easy!
Ski snowboard schools in the Grandvalira ski resort
✔ 450 certified instructors
✔ 7 ski and snowboard schools
✔ 6 Snow Gardens
✔ 4 Nurseries
Nurseries in Grandvalira
In Grandvalira you will find 4 nurseries located in Canillo, El Tarter, Soldeu and Grau Roig. The Soldeu, El Tarter and Canillo nurseries are suitable for children over 24 months.
Children between 12 and 24 months old can go to the Grau Roig nursery.
All Grandvalira nurseries have certified caregivers who will be with them at all times and make sure the little ones are comfortable and have all the equipment so that they can play and have fun¡.
** Contact our customer service department to add this service to your booking at an exclusive price.
Add group ski or snowboard lessons and receive exclusive discounts. Depending on the program you choose, we can apply a discount of up to € 10 per person! We offer the following types of programs:
✔ Group lessons of 3 days - 3 hours per day (9 hours in total)
✔ Group lessons of 4 days - 3 hours per day (12 hours in total)
✔ Group lessons of 5 days - 3 hours per day (15 hours in total)
If you prefer to add private lessons to your booking, you can contact our customer service department and they will help you so that you can add the lessons that best suit you.
Jose Luis Valencia
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