Winter in Andorra: Arinsal accommodation
Spend your winter holiday in Arinsal, Andorra and enjoy the multiple ski and snowboarding opportunities. Located close to the Spanish border, Arinsal is hidden village within the Pyrenees Mountain range. Ski and board the Vallnord area, with plenty of runs ideal for beginners and intermediates. The Vallnord region covers 100km of runs in three areas: Arinsal, Pal and Ordino-Arcalis. Vallnord is covered by the same lift pass, allowing you to explore as much of the region as possible. Renting an Arinsal holiday home or apartment is perfect for families and those with young children – the area has three ski schools as well as areas for sledging in Pal and the chance to hire snowmobiles. Arinsal is home to many local restaurants and also offer traditional Catalan cuisine - don't leave without trying the famous dessert Crema Catalana. The village has basic shops and supermarkets but if you are looking for something more (and tax free), head to Andorra La Vella, just 20 minutes away by car. Andorra La Vella is the capital of Andorra, a popular ski resort containing a charming old town filled with stone streets and houses. The village is predominantly based around the winter ski-season, however it is still popular with walkers and bikers in summer. During the warmer months, the area transforms into Vallnord Bike Park. Rent Arinsal accommodation in the summer to see how the region evolves into one of the largest bike resorts in Southern Europe, featuring cross-country and downhill circuits.
Due to its location in the heart of Europe, consider heading over the border to Barcelona in Spain or Toulouse in France – both popular and beautiful cities that can be reached within just a few hours from Andorra.