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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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Location / Surroundings in Arinsal - Pal, Vallnord, Andorra

The Hostel Micolau is situated in privileged surroundings, in the centre of the picturesque village of Arinsal, at the head of the Arinsal valley in the heart of the Andorran Pyrenees.

Arinsal is a village in the Valls del Nord, in the western part of Andorra and one of the most authentic, tranquil and well conserved parts of the country. It is also known as “the other Andorra”. The natural surroundings, the fascinating high mountain views, the tranquility that you breathe the authentic old part of the village of Arinsal and its typical houses invite you to rest and relax.

Vallnord ski resort is the ideal place to practice winter sports. The hostel is only 50 m from the cable car that takes you to the Arinsal ski slopes.

In summer it is the perfect place to start your excursion to the Comapedrosa Nature Park and its surrounding views of high mountain peaks, lakes, flora and fauna. The hotel is also very adequate for mountain bikers who would like to enjoy the Vallnord Bike Park.

Its location in the centre of the village of Arinsal, offers a series of services that compliment a perfect stay, in summer or winter. Various styles of restaurants, traditional “bordas” serving typical Andorran cuisine, ski and mountain shops, thermoludic areas, bars, pubs and discotheques where you can have a drink, enjoy the company of friends and talk about the day.