Off! That’s what we want when we go on vacation, leaving the city, the monotony, pollution, stress, and living a dream period away from worries, Andorra responds to all this and more. The feeling just reaching the country of the Pyrenees, is freshness, a freshness that invades and hits the face, together with the air of pure nature, which today is very difficult to find. Although the principality has the greatest attraction of snow in Andorra you can find much more, it offers magic between mountains and a multitude of activities that will transport the traveler to an unforgettable experience, both summer and winter.
Over 190 km of white sand and cold, a sun that hits the cold of the mountains and a mixture of adrenaline and freedom, so Grandvalira, the largest ski resort in the Pyrenees, we find in Andorra. Andorra is configured as a must for skiers and snowboarders, a break between France and Spain, another world.
The principality of Andorra is a natural place of envy, another way to understand the vacation away from stress and pollution of big cities. A total of 468 km ² immersed in a mountainous relief, with 65 peaks that rise over 2,500 meters high, is tending to the traveler. Traveler breathing differently in contact with the natural setting that gives this country. Nature, simple nature, pure air and endless alternatives for the holidays.
The sport stands as one of the key strengths of the principality and skiing is the major actor. Andorra has a wide range of alpine skiing background, which combines entertainment with complementary activities. The country has three Alpine ski slopes in two domains: Grandvalira (Pas de la Casa-Grau Roig and Soldeu-El Tarter) and Vallnord (Ordino-Arcalis and Pal-Arinsal Mountain Park), both a total of 177 tracks 284.5 km slopes, 110 ski lifts, services of 700 monitors and 1385 snow cannons which guarantee the practice of winter sports throughout the season, all in an area of 468 square kilometers. This goes against the offer of Naturlandia-La Rabassa and Parador’s Canaro make this paradise destination target.
And although the resort stands as sports star of Andorra, is the only country of the Pyrenees offers alternatives for those athletes looking for different winter other sensations. The shoe walks both day and night, excursions sled dogs, building igloos, the snow falls with bikes, telemark, exits snowmobile or ice skating at the Ice Palace located in Canillo, are just some of the alternatives offered by the white paradise.
No doubt nature is the greatest player in Andorra, that nature which is dyed white in the winter and gives way to sand all that cold that facilitates the practice of snow sports, with skiing to the head. But this kind that changes color in spring, summer and autumn, leaving the white to make way for the greens, browns and beige. And this sport is also one of the practices applied in this mountain destination. Now the white sport is placed in a discreet background, giving way to adventure sports like trekking, rafting, bungee jumping, canyoning, horse riding, quad biking tours, rock climbing, zip line, etc.. All in a high mountain Mediterranean climate where winter temperatures are cold and summer are mild, with a very high percentage of sunny days and dry weather.
And although the nature and outdoor sports are mandatory proposals in this destination, travelers can stroll down the main street of Andorra la Vella, to star in a meeting full-fledged shopping or to relax the body after both exercise Chaldea at the spa, where you can enjoy a full day of massages, relaxing baths and springs, oil, beauty treatments, etc..
With all this fun is served, sport, nature, relaxation and shopping, what more can you ask for a holiday destination.