Grandvalira Resorts

Grandvalira Resorts consists of two ski resorts: Grandvalira and Ordino Arcalis. Use one ski pass for 240 km of ski slopes. 

 

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With its 210 kilometers of skiable area and 128 slopes catering for all levels, Grandvalira is the largest ski resort of the Pyrenees and across Southern Europe. The skiable area is over 1,900 hectares, sized to transport over 100,000 skiers per hour to its 19 green, 49 blue, 42 red and 18 black slopes. Grandvalira offers night time skiing at the foot of the slopes at Pas de la Casa, where the ski slope is illuminated Thursdays and Saturdays from 5-9pm.

Grandvalira is located in the north of the Principality of Andorra, next to the border with France. The area covered by the resort is part of two of the parishes in Andorra (Encamp and Canillo), and is made up of six sectors that joined together to make one territory in 2003: Pas de la Casa, Grau Roig, Soldeu, El Tarter, Canillo and Encamp.

 

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Regular international competitions taking place in Grandvalira are the Alpine Skiing European Cup Finals, Total Fight Masters of Freestyle, the Flying Kilometer World Cup, World Cup Women Alpine Skiing organized by the FIS Ski World Cup Racing.

Grandvalira offers a wide range of activities for families with children, like Mont Magic in Canillo, which includes one of the longest children's theme slope in Europe, Imaginarium Circuits and Park with a route of snowmobiles, zip lines, snow tubbing lanes, jumps and lots of other surprises.

For Freestyle lovers, Grandvalira offers three exciting snowparks with various zones suitable for all levels, from beginners to experts, even in night time. If you want to venture into freestyle, the monitors at the Grandvalira school can offer you the chance to have a go at this sport and do your first tricks in total safety.

 

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Furthermore, the domain also offers a wide range of restaurants across the entire area, allowing visitors to choose anything from an open-air terrace with panoramic views of the Andorran Pyrenees to the warmth of a cozy fireplace in a traditional mountain hut. The finest cuisine to suit all tastes, needs and budgets.

Eventhalia organizes daytime and night-time events, activities, excursions and more, for companies wishing to reward and motivate the bonds between management and staff, or company and clients.

Some of the events include snowmobiles, panoramic helicopter flights, paintball, igloo building, snow tubing, mushing, zip-lines, paragliding flights and night time skiing.

 

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The Igloo Restaurant special venue for incentive groups is located at almost 2,400 m above sea level in the Grau Roig area. The restaurant is made 100% from snow and has a bar, a terrace and is offering a delicatessen menu to its clients.

 

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Established in 1983 thanks to its northerly orientation which means that the resort can open early and have a longer season. The Arcalis resort offers 442 hectares of ski area with 30 km of slopes. The difference in altitude at Arcalis ranges from 1,940 m to 2,650 m and visitors can enter the resort at two different points. The driving force of the resort is undoubtedly its winter season organizing a large number of events and competitions, both national and international. The most outstanding are the Freeride World Tour, the Ski Mountaineering World Cup, the SBX European Cup, the Borrufa Trophy and FIS downhill ski trials.

 

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Arcalis is the perfect setting for all kinds activities, from classic snowmobile excursions to more extreme experiences such as speedriding or heliskiing. Clients can learn how to drive a snowmobile or take a ride on the GicaFer, a Caterpillar vehicle that provides themed and guided tours combined with high altitude dinners. Speedriding is a combination of skiing and paragliding and courses and flights are offered in tandem. Heliskiing is the utmost in freeriding. A helicopter takes clients up to the summit so they can ski back down on pure virgin snow, accompanied by expert guides. 

The Arcalis resort offers different ways to enjoy the area, discovering its more unfamiliar spots and wonderful night-time experiences, such as spending the night in the heart of nature, enveloped in the luxury of an American Airstream trailer at 2,200 m.

Each year new products and new ways to have fun and relax are developed, as well as preparing and organizing a large number of events and competitions, both national and international. The most outstanding are the Freeride World Tour, the Ski Mountaineering World Cup, the SBX European Cup, the Borrufa Trophy and FIS downhill ski trials.

At Arcalis there is the Ford Logic Drive Arcalís snow-driving circuit, with the support of Ford, which is located permanently at the entrance to the resort, in a spacious area devoted exclusively to this activity, where clients can benefit from a wide range of snow-driving courses. It can also be used for corporate incentive activities and for official presentations of new vehicle models.

 

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Arcalís offers a very wide range of food and drink. At 2,552 m above sea level there is a menu with traditional specialities from the Pyrenees: high quality traditional cooking combined with the incredible scenery that surrounds this remarkable mountain refuge. At 2,220 m clients can diner after an evening’s excursion in a Giant Sledge with specialities such as fondues and delicious steaks.  

 

Eventhalia is the Destination Management Company for Andorra, Barcelona and Spain, specializing in custom designed groups, incentive corporate travel and event organization.

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