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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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Welcome to Hotel Micolau in Arinsal - Pal, Vallnord, Andorra - Official Website - Best Rates Guaranteed

In a privileged situation you will find the Hotel Micolau, a small (mountain) hotel surrounded by nature some spectacular views of the “ Valls del Nord”. The building, dated to the XIX century is one of the oldest buildings in the Arinsal village. After been totally renovated in 2009, a perfect balance has been achieved conserving the charm of a small hostel steeped in history with the design and comfort of the present day.


In the winter and only 50 meters from the hostel, it is the cabin lift/gondola that takes you to the ski resort of Arinsal, one of the resorts of Vallnord, where you can practice all types of winter sports.


In the summer the hostel is the perfect place to start an excursion to the Valleys of Coma Pedrosa Nature Park, (Parque Natural de los Valles de Coma Pedrosa.) and its natural surroundings of flora, fauna and high mountain peaks.


The hostel is also adequate for those who practice mountain biking and would like to enjoy the Vallnord Bike Park.

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In Hotel Micolau find offers something for everyone (see more offers)

Activities in Arinsal

Arinsal has an impressionable offer of activities all year round.

Ski & Snowboard

ESPORTS SANT MORITZ, offers various ski shops situated near the base of the cable car and on the ski slopes specializing in the sale and rent of mountain sports, ski and snowboard equipment. They also have a repair shop for ski and snowboards.

Ski passes / Vallnord Forfait

The ski areas of Arinsal-Pal and Oridino-Arcalis make VALLNORD a snow paradise in Andorra. The total area offers 89 kms. of ski runs and 1,149 h. designated to ski, snowboarding and much more. In the this Pyrenean Mountain Park you can practice from freestyle in one of the largest snow parks in southern Europe to surf virgin snow in the mountains of Ordino-Arcalis, helicopter rides, sledge rides pulled by huskies, snow mobile excursions and so much more.


The joining of the ski areas of Arinsal-Pal and Oridino-Arcalis under VALLNORD has created multiple advantages for ski lovers. With one ski pass you can access the 66 ski runs with 445 snow canons, 41 ski lifts with a capacity of 51,610 skiers per hour and enjoy 13 theme restaurants and cafes.


With a VALLNORD ski pass and without any additional cost, you can use the La Massana-Pal cable car. This lift is the nearest to Andorra la Vella, only five kms. It has 21 cabins of 16 places, a VIP cabin and a capacity of 1,600 people per hour. With a velocity of 7.5 m/s and a distance of 2,250 m  means that you can go from the village of La Massana (1,200m) to Pal – Arinsal (1,900m) in just over five minutes.

Ski mobile excursions

To ride a ski mobile has no comparison with anything you have tried before, a combination of adrenalin and extreme fun.  For the younger ones between 4 and 12 years old there is a circuit so they can also enjoy themselves like grownups, imitating their parents. At all time they will be looked after by trained instructors who will keep them in control.

Trike Skiing

Discover the possibility of changing your traditional skis for a downhill bicycle. It is an Austrian invention which combines the sensations of skiing and cycling. The classic pedals are the ski lifts and the wheels are skis. They are very easy to use.

Panoramic helicopter excursions

The minimum necessary for this excursion is 4 people. The fastest way to take advantage of downhill, away from marked runs and in all types of natural snow. Enjoy the experience of a helicopter ride up to the highest peaks and skiing down through wild open spaces. This is for experienced skiers who enjoy or would like to try this type of skiing or boarding.

Admission to the Caldea thermoludic centre

Caldea, in Andorra la Vella, is more than a spa and distinct from a health resort. This center with thermal waters and more than eighty types of health treatment is a must to visit. Enter into the large lagoon and take a trip around the unforgettable installations available, made so you can enjoy its thermal waters in all its conditions, from vapor to ice.

Admission to Naturlandia

To see and feel nature is to visit the Eco Park. One of the principal attractions at Naturlandia is the Tobotronc, the longest natural toboggan run in the world, 5.3 kms long. A ride through natural surroundings on the Tobotronc on a comfortable two seater sledge that you control at all times.


Another way to visit La Rabassa and the mountains of Andorra.


A 400 m2 ecological skating rink situated at the base camp sector.


For the younger ones, a small circuit through natural surroundings where they can enjoy and experience a mini adventure on the back of a pony.


An exciting obstacle course where you can acquire and practice your skills and handiness necessary to dominate a bicycle, with games, balancing exercises, coordination, turns and jumps.


Guided excursions along a sign posted mountain walk.


Junior circuit with quads where they can learn with total security and maximum fun.


A Baby Park, free entrance, with a games area for the smaller ones.


Open all year with a lot more activities waiting for you.

Admission to the Palau de Gel

A spacious sports centre in the Parish of Canillo with an ice rink, swimming pool, gym, sauna, tennis and squash.