The 10 Best Things to Do in Arinsal, La Massana Parish

Arinsal (Catalan pronunciation: [əɾinˈsaɫ], locally [aɾinˈsaɫ]) is a village in Andorra, set at an altitude of between 1550 and 2560 metres, close to the border with Spain at Tor, Pallars. In the summer Arinsal is home to walkers and bikers, as well as those who just want to relax in the mountain scenery. In the winter, it offers skiing and snowboarding for beginners, as well as a good selection of runs for intermediates.

1. Vallnord Pal-Arinsal

2 - Edf Casa Casa Ferre Avinguda El Traves, 10, Arinsal AD400, Andorra Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Ski & Snowboard Areas
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4.5 based on 813 reviews

Vallnord Pal-Arinsal

Reviewed By barcaranger - Andorra la Vella, AndorraAndorra la Vella, Andorra

Great ski area

Not the greatest for advanced skiers but a relatively large area and far less busy than GrandValira especially at weekends or during holidays. PAL has skiing in the tree line whereas Arinsal is much higher and so more exposed but the snow is generally bet

2. Tristaina Lake Trail

La Coma | Nr. Vallnort Ski Resort, Arcalis, Arinsal AD400, Andorra Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails
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4.5 based on 160 reviews

Tristaina Lake Trail

Reviewed By domdab - Chalfont St Peter, United KingdomChalfont St Peter, United Kingdom

Don't forget to take snow shoes :)

Grate trial even when is lot of snow around and is not possible to get to the entrance by a car.We went for nice long walk with snow shoes and it was absolutely help full especially in deep snow areas .take a look at the photos and GO! its worthed every b

3. Vallnord Bike Park La Massana

2 - Edf Casa Casa Ferre Avinguda El Traves, 10, Arinsal AD400, Andorra Fun & Games, Nature & Parks, Sports Complexes, Mountains More
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4.5 based on 57 reviews

Vallnord Bike Park La Massana

Vallnord Bike Park La Massana, , one of the main attractions of the “Valls del Nord” of the north, offers 29 circuits at different levels (21 downhill, 2 enduro, 4 cross-country, 1 four-cross, 1 electric bike, 1 pratice area, 1 kids Bike Park et 1 pump track). Three mechanical lifts operate in summer to give users access to the Bike Park: La Massana gondola lift (departing from the centre of the village, at 1,300 m, and arriving at La Caubella, at 1,950 m) and 2 detachable chairlifts (La Serra II and El Cubil). This last lift reaches the highest point in the Bike Park, at 2,350 m. Additional services have been established at Vallnord Bike Park to give added value to the facilities here: bike hire and maintenance service shops, downhill school, hotels and apartments adapted to the needs of users, and bike.

Reviewed By JonWPhotos - Plymouth, United KingdomPlymouth, United Kingdom

Great facilities for a cracking ride

ski lifts and bike workshops are all on hand to support your desire for adrenaline-filled days of pleasure. Easy to access and reasonably priced with a selection of routes and trails to suit the beginner or the the madman

4. Comapedrosa Highlands Trail

5 Carretera d' Arinsal, Arinsal AD400, Andorra Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails
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4.5 based on 27 reviews

Comapedrosa Highlands Trail

Reviewed By barbarobin - Banbridge, United KingdomBanbridge, United Kingdom

Excellent Walking Trails.

A trekkers paradise. Trails are very well marked out and is very reassuring especially of you are alone. Refuge ideal for a quick rest and a bite to eat.

5. Percanela-Les Fonts-Pla de l'Estany Trail

Arinsal Center, Arinsal AD400, Andorra Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Hiking Trails
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4.5 based on 11 reviews

Percanela-Les Fonts-Pla de l'Estany Trail

Reviewed By PaulNorthYorkshire - North YorkshireNorth Yorkshire

Beautiful walk,well worth the effort of the climb

This walk takes you into high mountain scenery, culminating in the flat grassy floorof an immense corrie, surrounded by spectacular crags.The lake itself is almost dried up in August, but makes a perfect natural stop for a peaceful picnic lunch while you

6. Estany de les Truites

Arinsal, Andorra Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Estany de les Truites

Reviewed By barcaranger - Andorra la Vella, AndorraAndorra la Vella, Andorra

Lovely easy walk

One of the few truly easy walks in Andorra the views are magnificent and if you come up from Encamp there are really nice walk hugging the mountainside where you can see many of the man in peaks in Andorra . I love this walk on deep winter when the lake i

7. Mirador Roc de la Sabina

Ctra. CS520, Arinsal AD400, Andorra Sights & Landmarks, Lookouts
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4 based on 6 reviews

Mirador Roc de la Sabina

Reviewed By barcaranger - Andorra la Vella, AndorraAndorra la Vella, Andorra

Ok Mirador

This is OK if you want to drive up to the middle station at Arinsal or even walk up which is pleasant. Compared though with the new one above Canillo on the road over from Col Ordino it’s fairly average now that is a view !

8. Ruta Verdaguer - Estany de Creussans

Arinsal AD400, Andorra Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails
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4.5 based on 5 reviews

Ruta Verdaguer - Estany de Creussans

Reviewed By barcaranger - Andorra la Vella, AndorraAndorra la Vella, Andorra

A really great hike

While everyone heads off to the Tristania lakes you head up towards El Creussans hitting the lake after 30 mins and the top after an hour. Some people go up by the lift I recommend walking the view over to France is stunning . On the way down take the for

9. Cami de Percanela - les Fonts Pla de l'Estany

Arinsal AD400, Andorra Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Hiking Trails
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4.5 based on 4 reviews

Cami de Percanela - les Fonts Pla de l'Estany

Reviewed By barcaranger - Andorra la Vella, AndorraAndorra la Vella, Andorra

One of the best walks in Arinsal

Bear in mind if you fancy this it’s much easier and safer to do this clockwise. I do not recommend coming down the other way as it’s very slippy when you get close to Arinsal ...if it’s wet...or dry.....or dusty....or there are pine cones etc. It’s quite

10. Parque Natural Comunal de los Valles del Comapedrosa

Ctra. General 5, Parque Natural Comunal de los Valles del Comapedrosa, Arinsal AD400, Andorra Nature & Parks, Valleys
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4.5 based on 3 reviews

Parque Natural Comunal de los Valles del Comapedrosa

Reviewed By barcaranger - Andorra la Vella, AndorraAndorra la Vella, Andorra

Beautiful Park

A stunningly beautiful park with amazingly wonderful scenery all year round. Great hikes from the very easy to the extremely challenging. To make the most of pick up a guide of all the walks from the tourist office.

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