Piste Skiing in Grandvalira.
Skiing in Grandvalira includes the best ski resorts of Soldeu, El Tarter and Pas de la Casa. It is the largest ski area in the Pyrenees. The Grandvalira Ski Pass also includes Arcalis, Canillo, El Peretol, Encamp, Grandvalira and Grau Roig.
Access to Grandvalira is from several points along General Highway 2 (the France highway), this follows the Valira de Oriente river; hence the name.
Piste Information for Grandvalira including Soldeu, El Tarter and Pas de la Casa.
- Resort Altitude: 2,100m.
- Highest Ski Lift: 2,640m.
- Skiable Terrain: 1,926 hectares.
- Longest Ski Run: 8km long, 850m decent.
- Kms of piste: 210km.
- Snow Parks: 3, including 1 with night operation.
- Marked Pistes: 128, 19 green, 49 blue, 38 red, 22 black.
- Ski Lifts: 62, 5 gondaloas, 30 chair lifts, 27 drag lifts.
- Cannon Coverage: 65%.
- Mountain Restaurants: 40.
Grandvalira Ski Pass Options.
Pas de la Casa, Soldeu and El Tarter are ski resorts within the Grandvalira ski pass area which also includes Encamp, Canillo, Grau Roig, Arcalis and El Peretol. A single ski pass covers the whole Granvalira ski area. With the exception of Arcalis and El Peretol the area is linked on the snow. Buses are available to the other two.
As with most ski resorts ski passes are available from half a day up to seven day, or the whole season. There are also a few options to buy a three, five or seven day pass for non-consecutive ski days. There are different prices for juniors, adults and seniors as well as beginners and non-skiers.
Ski Resorts near Soldeu, El Tarter and Pas de la Casa.
Andorra is a very small country so many people would class all of Andorra’s ski resorts as nearby. Indeed, many of the resorts offer a hotel pick-up service within the whole country of Andorra.
Besides all the resorts covered by the Grandvalira pass, the only other ski resorts of note in Andorra are the ski resorts of Pal and Arinsal which together form the Vallnord ski area, linked by cable car and skied with a single ski pass. It’s around half and hour’s drive between the two ski areas.