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Vallnord

Skiing in Vallnord

Slopes

4
16
15
7
Total 42

Lifts

3

12

15

Height

2560m
1550m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

0Km

Fun park

1

Vallnord

General information

The Vallnord ski area consists of three small ski areas; Pal, Arinsal and Arcalis and is located near the Spanish border in a wooded area. The smaller areas, Pal-Arinsal and Ordino-Arcalis are easily accessible even if they are not connected. The area has 92 kilometers of marked pistes and because of the many differences in altitude it is known for this. Because the gondola offers a good connection between the ski areas, there are many opportunities for beginners but also for the winter sports enthusiast who likes to take on the challenge.

The long, narrow pistes in Arinsal are a good feature of this region. Especially for beginners this is a great ski area, the advanced skier will have to look for the challenge more in the higher slopes. There is also plenty to do for snowboarders. In Arinsal there are several options in the large freestyle park and in Ordino there are the best off-piste options in Andorra. Hikers are dependent on the occasional difficult mountain hikes in the Ordino valley.

 

** Important information about the 2021 season **

For the Vallnord ski area the following applies:

The entire village of Arinsal is closed and will not open this season. This means that it is not possible to ski here. The village of La Massana is open and skiing is possible here.

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Current Status: Negative travel advice until the 20 November 2020.

Regulations per region

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1.5 metre
Mouth Mask
Yes
A mask is mandatory in ski lifts, public area's and transport from the age of 10 and onwards on the public road, in open or closed public spaces, and during outdoor sports activities. If you can't maintain a distance of 4 meters, you have to wear a mask.
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
Yes
Tourists wishing to spend three or more nights in the country, must undergo a PCR or TMA from the age of 6, which must be carried out maximum 72 hours prior to arrival in Andorra. Visitors of French, Spanish and Portuguese descent, are exempt from the requirement to submit a test
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
No
It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found here.
Quarantaine
No
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
No
Certain hours not allowed to be outside, curfew
No
Slopes
Open
Open for locals. International visitors will be welcomed from 1st February
Skilifts
Open
Open for locals. International visitors will be welcomed from 1st February
Ski rental
Open
Open for locals. International visitors will be welcomed from 1st February
Ski lessons
Yes
Open for locals. International visitors will be welcomed from 1st February
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Restaurants
Open
A mask is mandatory. Restaurants may provide table service from noon to 4 pm and from 7 pm to midnight, and takeaway service outside these hours. No more than 4 people may sit at each table, unless they are from the same household. Establishments must keep a record of their customers.
Bars / Apres-ski
Open

Are restricted until further notice, with the following measures in place: Establishments may offer indoor table service between 7 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m, and between 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Establishments may offer outdoor service between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Authorized establishments such as bars/restaurants, must have a mandatory one-hour break, to sanitize and ventilate between sittings.

Increased restrictions for international travel, due to identification of a new variant of the virus Covid-19. The rules differ between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Please visit GOV.UK for more information.

Club/Nightlife
Closed
Events open air or indoor
Yes
Max. 50 persons
Shops
Open
A mask is mandatory
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
A mask is mandatory
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Wellness
Open
Additional measures per ski region
No
Transfer
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Petrol stations
Open
A mask is mandatory
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Please always double check the GOV UK website before travelling.
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Other excursions
No
Good to know
All tourists travelling around Spain and France who want to enter Andorra, can do so as long as they show a national ID or passport, and documentation justifying their stay in Andorra.

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