Short Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Soldeu, Andorra
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Drive time : 129 miles or 2hrs 45mins drive time from Barcelona
The picturesque town of Soldeu is enjoyable at any time of the year but it is in the winter when the place really comes to life. The snow covered surroundings create a charming place to enjoy a ski break.
Jet2.com offer cheap ski flights to Barcelona for access to the fantastic resort of Soldeu. Soldeu el Tarter is probably Andorra's best know resort, especially recommendedfor budding beginners and improving intermediates, but it will also tempt competent skiers for a skiing weekend too.
Fantastic Snow Throughout The Ski and Snowboarding Season
Plus, at just 3 hours from Barcelona Airport in the car, it won’t be long until you’re taking to the slopes.
Soldeu enjoys reliable snow with the majority of the skiing lying above 2000m. Most slopes are north-facing and the resort has invested heavily in snowmaking. It's a great resort for beginners with numerous easy pistes to move on to. There's also a well equipped fun park and half pipe for snowboarders, which is easy to get to thanks to the introduction of a new 6-seater chairlift. The lift system is constantly being upgraded and there is a link to Grau Roig and Pas de la Casa making a vast ski area of over 150km of piste.
The Soldeu sector of the Grandvalira ski area occupies the valley that runs from Tossal de la Liosada to the Collada de Solanelles. It has such a wide choice of runs, that solitary descents are possible. The higher area is composed of wide, straight, open, sunny views over the resort whereas the lower area comprises of narrow, winding, fun runs through the forest.
These views provide a breathtaking snapshot of this picturesque pocket of Europe, whilst the lower areas are ideal for walks when you tire of skiing on a ski break.
Skiing and Snowboarding for all Levels of Experience
Beginners have a piste for their first steps on the snow at Pla d'Espiolets next to the Ski and Snowboard School centre. For the more extreme, at the other end of the scale there's the Trenca l'Os black run below the 6-seater Solana del Forn lift. This is ideal for more advanced skiers on a skiing break in Soldeu and it also demonstrates the resorts flexibility.
Fabulous Après Ski Facilities Including a Fantastic Nightlife
Andorra is well known for its duty free status and alcoholic measures are generous to say the least! This all helps to create a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Together with its larger than average ski area, comprehensive lift system, glorious sunshine and lively après-ski make Soldeu and the neighbouring villages of El Tarter and Canillo an excellent choice for a fun-filled, great value ski break!
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