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Skyrace Comapedrosa Arinsal Andorra 2016

SKYRACE COMAPEDROSA 2016

The race returns to the Skyrunning elite scoring for the Sky Series of Skyrunner® World Series

The SkyRrace Arinsal, with 15 kilometers and 1,415 meters of positive altitude change, completes the race program

Registrations for the SkyRace Comapedrosa are now available for an edition that is set to break records for attendance and participation. The World Series of Skyrunning International Federation have chosen the SkyRace Comapedrosa as the sixth race of the Sky Series, in a competition that will consist of 8 races in 6 countries on 3 continents, and will land in Andorra on July 31, 2016.

The SkyRace Comapedrosa keeps the tough 21 kilometers with 2280 meters of positive altitude change track. A highly demanding race that crowns the peak of Comapedrosa, the highest of Andorra, which is climbed in 900 meters on two kilometers.

The program of the race will be completed with the SkyRace Arinsal of 15 kilometers and 1415 meters of positive altitude gain,  which in turn will also be a race for the promotion of young talents with an special ranking for runners between 15 and 18 years.

Registration is now available at.ticketoci.net

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Cirque du Soleil 2016 Andorra: Scalada Vision

  • VISION invites you to discover a world full of surprises, technology and magic with which you will recognise a multitude of unmistakable elements of Andorra. As something new, Scalada: VISION will be performed under a spectacular tent. A 100% magic and perfect stage for this new show.

  • SHORT SYNOPSIS

    VISION, a new performance that will show you an imaginary, surrealistic and futuristic world at the hand of a boy and his little sister, whose sentimental connection is apparently unalterable.
    The main characters in this edition will be taken to the future, to a new dimension between reality and fiction. The brother and sister will be faced by their own separation in a totally unknown universe on a trip in which each one must overcome the challenges of their own reality for themselves. Only their instinct and their strong fraternal bond will be the key to their meeting again.

    WHEN?

    Scalada: VISION will be showing every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 2nd to 30th July 2016. The show will begin at 10 p.m. and will have a duration of 60 minutes. There will also be a 30-minute animation shown prior to the show.

    WHERE?

    The show will be located in the public car park of the Parc Central, in the centre of Andorra la Vella, and will have a capacity of 5000 people per session. This year, the show will take up nearly all of the space. There will be a catering area on-site where food and drinks can be purchased.

    HOW?

    There are 2 types of tickets. Free tickets will give access to the area in front of the stage, and is standing room only. Paid tickets are seated in the stands.

     

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News Jan. 2014

VALLNORD, Andorra's best Ski Resort in 2013

Last November, the Vallnord ski resort was recognized by the World Ski Awards as the best ski resort in Andorra in 2013, overtaking Grandvalira which was also nominated for the award.

 

 

World Ski Awards?

 

The World Ski Awards recognize excellence in ski tourism through its annual awards program. They are part of the World Travel Awards, considered as the "Oscars of the tourism sector." This implies a recognition of the quality of Vallnord as one of the world's best ski slopes destinations like Val Thorens (France), Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy), Kitzbühel (Austria) or Deer Valley Resort (USA), among others.

 

The award evaluates aspects such as quality of service and facilities, proximity and direct contact with customers and the ability to adapt to current needs.

 

So if you want to discover Vallnord and all that it can offer you, do not hesitate and come to Andorra to ski this season. By staying in Arinsal, you will enjoy the best ski resort in the country. And complete your day of skiing with one of the best après-ski in Andorra!

 

The Vallnord-Arinsal is the perfect place for young couples and families, both for the environment in the slopes and the leisure and services that can be found in town. This sector has the ski slope with most drops in Andorra, with over a thousand meters, which will delight the most demanding skiers. It also has an area for freestyle practice, with lines and modules for beginners, medium level and real pros too!

 

 

From our part, we suggest you stay at our cosy hostel at the base of the slopes, where you will be able to enjoy your holidays with an excellent value for money. The Hostel Micolau combines the charm of a small mountain hotel (only 9 rooms), with the design and comfort of modern rooms and facilities after a full remodelling 5 years ago. We are located on the main road of Arinsal, just by the gondola access to Vallnord, so its location is ideal for winter sports lovers.

 

All rooms are non-smoking. Modern and comfortable decoration, en suite bathroom, heating, telephone, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi, plus free ski storage during your stay, private parking, bar and restaurant, supermarket open from 8:00 to 23:00, sports shop and ski rental ...

 

And to welcome the New Year in the best possible way, we propose a hotel deal in Vallnord which you won’t be able to resist: all bookings for January 2014 have a special 30% discount! That means you can escape routine and meet us at Vallnord-Arinsal for less than 40 € a night.

 

Sure you have it clear now?! Amazing slopes, an awarded station, a nice town and accommodation at a great price at Hostel Micolau to enjoy every minute in Arinsal ... What are you waiting for?