A family-friendly area, ski Soldeu in the Grandvalira ski region. With great skiing and snowboarding in Andorra, this resort gets great snow and some good runs, make this one to consider as an alternative ski resort.
Ski Soldeu for a friendly area renowned for good snow coverage for some great skiing and snowboarding conditions. Just over the pass from Pas de la Casa, the wood and stone buildings line the road to the adjoining resort of El Tarter. There are 67 lifts servicing 210 kms of slopes, and Barcelona and Toulouse are just three hours away.
On the slopes
Part of the Grandvalira ski area in Andorra, ski holidays in Soldeu ski resort are probably best suited to beginners and intermediates. However, with 210 kms of slopes available, plus some off-piste opportunities, experts will find plenty to challenge them. Access to the slopes is via a gondola or chair-lift from either Soldeu or neighbouring El Tarter. Once you reach the mid-mountain station of Espiolets, you'll find lifts taking you towards either Pas, or down the valley to Canillo.
If you ski Soldeu, you are also in the ski region of Grandvalira.
Off the slopes
The main street of the Soldeu ski resort is busy throughout the season, lined with shops, bars and restaurants of every type. Popular places to eat include Cort de Popaire for steaks, La Fontanella in the Hotel Piolets, for pizza and pasta, or La Llar del Artesa, where you can sample local Catalan mountain dishes. Aprés ski is vibrant - check out the Ice Berg, Avalanche, or Fat Albert's, a huge bar where you'll find some great live music.