Andorra is the perfect place to have unforgettable ski holidays in Europe. It offers one of the largest and highest ski resorts in Europe along with luxury tax free shopping malls, charming mountain villages, stunning trails for hiking and biking going through the wonderful landscapes of the Pyrenees and many other attractions.
The Principality of Andorra
Andorra is a principality. It is a small independent state located between France and Spain, in the Pyrenees.
From one border to the other, Andorra is – only – 468km² but concentrate thousands tourist attraction such as :
- Full range of hotels and resorts, from eco to luxury villas and apartments
- Vibrant cities
- Excellent gourmet cooking
- Enchanting nightlife
Naturally, it also offers tax free shopping and two vast ski domains, GRANDVALIRA and VALLNORD, together suming more than 100 ski lift capable of carrying up
over 150k skiers per hours!
It is hard to imagine a greater concentration of highlights in a so small area.
One of the best Ski Holidays destination in Europe
Here are the main reasons why Andorra is one of the best Ski Holidays destinations in Europe :
- Mountains are high
- It enjoys heavy snow in winter and a lot of sun all year round
- It has a perfect location, between France and Spain and close the Mediterranean countries
Moreover, 60 years after the installation of its first ski lift, Andorra now hosts major international winter sports events, such as the ski mountaineering world cup this year.
What about summertime?
In fact, entertainment and leisure activities are almost unlimited in Andorra, even in summer. Andorra Tourism Board is working hard on balancing its tourist flow between the peak and the low seasons.
Thanks to this effort Andorra’s main ski domain re-open in June – July. Hotels, shops and restaurants also open in summertime in the main cities (in Ransol, Canillo or Andorre-La-Vieille for instance) to benefit of four month of active tourism.
Travel to Andorra in Summer is a unique experience compare to ski holidays. Visitors benefit from much less busy lifts and roads and can discover beautiful landscapes freshly revealed after the snowmelt. The Pyrenees mountains in Summer are totally different from what they look like with their winter coat.
Where to stay in Andorra: Eurotelgroup El Tarter
Whether you want to come in Summer or Winter, it can be hard to find availability and affordable prices in Andorra. The popularity of this country makes it difficult to find the perfect hotel or apartment to match your needs – and your budget.
Luckily for Eurotelgroup members, our resort Eurotelgroup El Tarter is a high quality resort in Andorra and is open in both seasons.
Apartments are suitable for families up to 6 people. They are of course fully equipped with one or two separated bedroom.
The resort is very well located, close to the ski lift and a few minutes drive to the major cities and the popular outdoor activities centers and trails.
Discover more about this resort in Andorra here.
Contact us now to book a stay at the Eurotelgroup El Tarter resort.