Arcalis Ski Area Snowboarding

The MOST popular snowboarding destination in Andorra.

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North of Barcelona and Les Escaldes, the Arcalis ski area has 25 runs served by 12 lifts accessing a maximum vertical drop of 700m. There are 24km of runs over 1,092 acres.

This ski area is part of the Vallnord ski region, which has a single pass to access the Arcalis, Arinsal and Pal ski areas.

The Arcalis ski area is know for long easy runs suited for beginners. There are also plenty of flat spots.

If you want some challenging snowboarding, you will need to do some hiking. Get a guide and avalanche gear, and the head over to the La Coma valley area.

If you are looking for some nightlife, try Sports Bar in Andorra La Vella.

The nearest airport is in Barcelona, where you can either hire a taxi or use the Novatel bus.

Overall, Arcalis Ski Area is the 1st most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 9 snowboarding resorts in Andorra. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Arcalis Ski Area including Pal Ski Area and Arinsal Ski Area.


Local Contact(s):  Vallnord 00376 878 000; Tourism 739600

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Resort Guide 2016" from Chris Gill

Best Season:  Jan - Mar

Base Camp:  La Neu Aparthotel 850750

Luxury Loding:  Fenix, Andorra La Vella 760760

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Article Source:   Best Arcalis Ski Area Snowboarding Review

GPS:  42.631614, 1.500524

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/12/2016

ID:  22193

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