Christmas 2022 at Grandvalira
Grandvalira warmly welcomes you once again this Christmas with plenty of excitement on offer for adults and children alike, both on and off the slopes. In addition to the iconic torchlit descents, you can expect countless activities in the snow for the whole family, as well as music, terraces and quality local food.
Start planning your holidays and enjoy the most magical Christmas experience here at Grandvalira. Check out all of the activities on offer over these dates.
- Grandvalira - Encamp, Grau Roig and Pas de la Casa
23 December, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, a very special visit by Santa Claus to the snow gardens.
- Grandvalira - Canillo, El Tarter and Soldeu
24 December, from 11:00 a.m., Santa Claus will visit the Ski Schools in the different sectors.
New Year's Eve
- Grandvalira - Soldeu
On 31 December, the mythical torchlight descent takes place from 6.00 pm. From Pla d'Espiolets to the Soldeu platform, down the Bosc Fosc, Òs and Avet slopes, weather permitting. If you want to take part, you can book your place at the Soldeu, El Tarter and Canillo schools or by e-mail at email@example.com. Places are limited.
Three Wise Man
- Grandvalira - Soldeu
3 January, at 6:30 pm, the show lights will take place for children aged 6 to 12 years of advanced level on blue slopes. The itinerary will be done in the Bosc Fosc and Ós slopes. Includes demonstration with ratracs and fireworks. For more information and bookings, call +376 753 117 (Soldeu), +376 890 722 (El Tarter) or +376 753 172 (Canillo).
- Grandvalira - Pas de la Casa
5 January, from 6.00 pm, descent of torches, arrival of the Three Wise Men and fireworks.
- Grandvalira - El Tarter
6 January, Brunch In the Snow - L'Abarset
Other ideas for Christmas
Snow activities for the whole family
Grau Roig gives you the opportunity to glide along the snow on snowmobiles or a dog sleigh, activities that can be enjoyed during the day or at night under the light of the moon. The Roc Roi Activity Centre also organises guided snowshoe excursions, a growing sport with 23 kilometres of signposted circuits throughout Grandvalira. You can also go mushing in Grandvalira - El Tarter on the Riba Escorxada circuit.
Coming soon, get ready for the grand opening of Snowtubbing by DOTS, in the Pas de la Casa sector. Measuring 350 metres long, it is the longest tubing course in all of Europe, allowing you to reach speeds of up to 60 km/h. And last but not least, don’t miss out on night-time skiing, which is available from 26 December at 8:00 pm.
Quality food day and night
The dining options at Grandvalira Resorts stand out for the quality of the food, the well-designed environments and the diversity of choice, from fast-food joints and self-service diners to restaurants with internationally renowned chefs or drinks with a live DJ set.
Skiers can choose from restaurants offering traditional mountain cooking, such as Racó de Solanelles, Roc de les Bruixes or Refugi del Llac de Pessons; French cuisine at an altitude of 2,500 metres with Coll Blanc KSB; Italian food at 3 Estanys or La Trattoria; or more exclusive gourmet experiences like those available at the Vodka Bar, the Wine & Meat Bar by Jean Leon, Arrocería Pi de Migdia or Piolet Brasserie.
Among the special Christmas options in restaurants, the Wine & Meat Bar by Jean Leon has prepared a closed menu at night and a unique 360 experience in the snow with retrac, from 27 to 30 December and from 2 to 4 January. If you want to enjoy this experience, you must book in advance.
Music and leisure are also present in the resort. Don't miss the atmosphere on the Grandvalira terraces, where you can enjoy live musical performances of all kinds throughout the season.
Epic Andorra allows you to combine days of skiing with stays in unique accommodation within the resort, such as traditional Andorran huts or cabins in the middle of the forest, and tasting sessions where you can sample local products, creating a comprehensive experience.