ANDORRA / SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Summer activities in Andorra

Discover the colors that the snow hides! You will be able to carry out activities such as trial, via ferratas, hiking, horses, BTT, Freeride, visit the Roman art, etc., during the spring, summer and fall. Activities that combine leisure and adventure to be done as a family, as a couple or with a group of friends.

Summer activities in Andorra

Come to Andorra to enjoy a summer holidays full of excitement and adventure.

When temperatures begin to rise, the snow gives way to the green of our mountains, which invite us to walk and discover them in a different way. We have at your disposal various itineraries to enjoy as a family or as a couple that invite us to explore nature in its pure state.

What to do in summer?

FIND THE TAMARRO

FIND THE TAMARRO

Maybe you've never heard of the Tamarros before, maybe you have. Whether you've heard of them or not, now you have the chance to discover them and give them a helping hand.

These mischievous creatures, half legend and half popular imagination, live in their own peculiar world. All we know is that in Andorra there are at least seven of them. They are very difficult to see because, as well as moving very, very quickly, they also know how to do it without being noticeable at all. On top of all of these difficulties, they only come out of their world when we need them.

There is one very important thing you need to know about the Tamarros, which is that they protect the nature and the forests of Andorra.

It turns out that each of the seven that have been identified after years of arduous research is entrusted with the protection of the natural environment of one of Andorra's parishes. In order to carry out their duties, they have a magic portal, hidden in the very forests they protect. By now you must be asking yourselves, who or what are they protecting us from?

Their sworn enemy is Dirt, an evil troll who does everything in her power to damage and destroy Andorra's precious mountains, lakes and forests. Nothing, neither plant nor animal, can escape her voracity. To make matters worse, Dirt never rests. Whatever the day, even on Sundays, she tries to soil and spoil the natural environment with whatever she can find: cans, plastic, paper; any kind of rubbish you can imagine! To give you an idea, after one of Dirt's attacks, the seven Tamarros of Andorra spent more than two days collecting everything up so that the meadows in bloom could once again be clean and no animals would get tangled up in a piece of plastic or cut by a can or a piece of glass. It's a good job we have the Tamarros! But every now and again, they need our help. To make sure that the portals they use to access our forests work, we need some children to place a little round stone by them. If there are no stones, the portals won't open and the Tamarros won't be able to get into our world to help us. If you’d like to give us a hand, finding the portals is really easy because each one is shaped like a Tamarro. If you do find them, you’ll get a reward too! Before you start looking for them, go to one of the tourist information offices in our network, where they’ll give you a Tamarro guide/passport. As you find them, you can mark them with the corresponding symbol. When you’ve found all seven Tamarros, take your book/passport to the nearest tourist information office and you’ll get a reward.

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Tristaina solar viewpoint ANDORRA

Tristaina solar viewpoint ANDORRA

Ordino Arcalís offers you the chance to enjoy some of the most spectacular views of Andorra and the Pyrenees from the Tristaina solar viewpoint. Located on the peak of Peyreguils (2,701 m) near the border with France, the viewpoint is surrounded by the rest of the peaks that make up the Tristaina cirque: Costa Rodona, Tristaina, Creussans and Cabanyó.


The Tristaina viewpoint, a spherical suspension platform with a diameter of 25 metres, is a superb observation spot overlooking the lakes of the same name and the Ordino Valley. It couldn’t be easier to enjoy the views to be enjoyed at this superb location, you just need to take the Tristaina cable car and the Creussans chair lift, which drop you off just a few metres from the viewpoint.


Sundial


The viewpoint also works as a sundial, with the central mast, 27 metres tall, at a 42.55º angle, marking the time.


The name “solar viewpoint” also refers to the natural phenomenon that can only be seen once a year at Pic d’Arcalís. On 7 August, at 7:37 a.m., the sun will be visible for 3 minutes through a large hole between the rocks This extraordinary event is also why the mountain is also known as the Solar Mountain.


To reach the Tristaina Solar Viewpoint, a few options are available. The quickest way that is most accessible for everyone is to use the Tristaina cable car + Creussans chair lift pass. If you’d rather walk, you can choose one of the routes with lifts (cable car or chair lift) and from there continue on foot from the Coma area (where the lifts will drop you off), taking the pathway towards Estany de Creussans and Port de Creussans, to reach Pic de Peyreguils, where the viewpoint is located.


You’ll find all the information, with opening hours, ascent and descent combinations and prices to access the Tristaina Solar Viewpoint on the Ordino Arcalís website

ESCAPELAND ANDORRA

THE WORLD'S FIRST COUNTRY ESCAPE

Come and discover Andorra’s history and culture through the enigmas of Andorra Escapeland.

Test your wits in the eight games of this challenge, with which you can discover and explore the geography of an entire country.

All the games take place at outdoor locations in the seven parishes of Andorra and at Pas de la Casa. They are based on different themes associated with historical events, curiosities, traditions and local items of architecture. 

Andorra Escapeland games

The Curse of the Devil, Canillo

The Way of the She-bear, Encamp

The Trader’s Secret, Pas de la Casa

The Taxidermist Magician, Ordino

The Battle of the Shepherds, La Massana

The Enigma of the Statues, Andorra la Vella

The Challenge of Illustrious Figures, Sant Julià de Lòria

The Miracle of Water, Escaldes-Engordany

In each, you are required to solve different enigmas that will lead you to the final code of each game, which you must decipher. The corresponding tourist office will validate that code and also stamp the project passport. Seven stamps from the games in each parish (at Encamp you can decide whether to play the Encamp game or the Pas de la Casa game) entitle you to play the Escapeland Final. The Escapeland Final enigmas need not be solved on site, as the game combines items from the game box with online support from the Andorraescapeland website.


Click on this link to find out all the details of each puzzle and come and play!

Mountain Bikes

Mountain Bikes

Guided excursions, scheduled by the station.

Tibetan Andorra Bridge Canillo

Tibetan Andorra Bridge Canillo

If vertigo isn’t a word in your vocabulary, then the new Tibetan bridge at Canillo is for you. This new 603-metre-long structure rises to a maximum of 158 metres above the Vall del Riu.

The bridge can only be accessed by boarding the official bus from Canillo, which is included in the price of admission. At the junction with the Armiana path the bridge lies around 1 km away, which can only be reached on foot.

The bridge, which is located at an altitude of 1,875 metres, is one metre wide and thus allows people to move in both directions, as the outward and return journeys follow the same route.

Children’s Club and Baby Club

Children’s Club and Baby Club

At these centers, your children, supervised at all times by childcare specialists, will engage in play activities that will teach them to enjoy and respect nature. The childcare specialists will make sure that your children have a fun, pleasant time.

A full day of indoor and outdoor activities and games, specially prepared for children, and directed by certified childcare personnel.

Karts

Karts

Take the summer’s most exciting ride down the ski slopes in specially prepared karts.

Chair Lift Ride

Chair Lift Ride

A great way to discover the high mountain landscape, with breathtaking views.

Quads

Quads

Drive a quad, a spectacular vehicle, and test your driving skills in incomparable surroundings.

Hiking

Hiking

Go hiking and get to know the flora and fauna of the Pal natural park.

Archery

Archery

An easy-going, relaxing sport that will test your concentration and your pulse.

Zip Wire Ride

Zip Wire Ride

The zip wire ride is sure to be a thrilling adventure. The instructors will teach you all the secrets to help you glide down the zip wire.

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