Find the information you need to plan the perfect Soldeu ski vacation getaway. Travelers can find the basic resort and ski area information as well as data about the surrounding mega ski area, Grandvalira. This includes mountain snow reports, weather forecasts, hotels, instructors, transportation, lift passes, equipment rental, piste maps, and more.
Official Resort Website
Soldeu: 1800m – 2560m
El Tarter: 1700m – 2560m
27 in the immediate area, 66 total serving 205km of piste.
Soldeu, El Tarter: Green Runs – 9 Blue Runs – 20 Red Runs – 13 Black Runs – 9
Grandvalira: Green Runs – 19 Blue Runs – 44 Red Runs – 30 Black Runs – 24
Soldeu comes alive in the winter months as a skiing town. The gondola from the village rises to 2250m where you will find restaurants and ski and snowboard school. The area has rapidly developed over the years, with the most notable recent development being the link up of Soldeu – El Tarter with the neighboring resorts of Pas de la Casa, Grau Roig, Canillo and Encamp during the 2003-04 season to create the impressive Grandvalira ski area. Grandvalira now offers 193km of piste, forming the largest skiable domain in the Pyrenees, with a very modern and efficient lift system to transport skiers around the large variety of slopes it has to offer.
History of Soldeu
In 1956, the businessman and ski champion Francesc Viladomat installed the first ski lift on the peak of Coll Blanc in Pas de la Casa. Powered by a lorry engine, the lift could carry up to 450 skiers per hour. From then on, the resort grew at an average one new lift per year. Seven years later, the first ski lift for Soldeu – El Tarter was first formed by three Andorran families. The first automatic snow cannons were installed at Pas de la Casa-Grau Roig during the 1980s, whilst the Riba Escorxada sector, accessible from El Tarter opened at neighboring Soldeu. In 1993, the Comu (local council) of Canillo became the majority shareholder in ENSISA (the company set up to operate Soldeu El Tarter), whilst Credit Andorra became the second-largest stakeholder in the enterprise. The first 8-seater cable car in the Pyrenees began to operate in 1996, and a new sector, Canillo, opened. Meanwhile, the first six-seater detachable chairlift in the region entered into service at Pas de la Casa-Grau Roig, operated by SAETDE, in 1997.