Andorra | Snow and Culture Odyssey

4 Days


Embark on a Winter Trek in Andorra!

Discover the frozen wonders of Andorra on a thrilling winter adventure. Trek across icy lakes, pristine valleys, and remote landscapes, immersing yourself in the raw beauty of this mountainous terrain.

Follow in the footsteps of history as you explore historic cols and mountain passes once frequented by smugglers, as well as the brave souls of the French and Andorran Resistance during World War II.

Keep your eyes peeled for signs of wildlife as you traverse the snow-covered landscape, spotting tracks of creatures that call this mountain biosphere home.

After a day of exploration, relax in luxurious accommodations nestled amidst breathtaking mountain scenery, and admire the distinctive Romanesque architecture that graces the landscape along your journey.


What you can look forward to:

  • Traversing frozen lakes, pristine valleys, and remote open landscapes.
  • Explore some historic cols or mountain passes used by smugglers, and the French and Andorran Resistance in World War II.
  • Unwind in luxurious accommodations amidst stunning mountain scenery and enjoy distinct romanesque architecture en route.


Begin your journey by being picked up from Barcelona airport and transported to the charming Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza. Indulge in a night of luxury at this 4 star hotel and have a good rest before being picked up the following morning and transported to the next location, where adventure awaits.

Accommodation: Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

Embark on a picturesque journey through the Pessons Frozen Lakes, where nature's splendour unfolds at every turn. Our route meanders through a majestic mountain pine forest before ascending across a scenic ski slope. Marvel at the pristine beauty of Estany de Primer, our first lake stop, where a delightful mountain restaurant awaits. We then traverse granite boulders and verdant pine forests, ascending towards the breathtaking cirque de Pessons,
home to several stunning lakes, before returning to the tranquil enclave of Grau Roig.

Duration: 5-6 hours | Distance: 10.5km | Elevation Gain/Loss: 300m
Accommodation: Hotel Bonavida in Canillo

Venture into the untouched wilderness of Val d'Incles, a haven of natural beauty punctuated by quaint Bordas (local barns). This valley holds historical significance as a vital passage for the French Resistance during World War II. Join our knowledgeable local guide as we trace the footsteps of wildlife, from hares and foxes to pine martens, amidst the pristine snow. For the daring, extend your journey to the panoramic Cabane Sorda and its tranquil lake, or ascend towards the majestic Porte de Fontargente (Incles) and the French border, weather permitting.

Accommodation: Hotel Bonavida in Canillo

Embark on an enchanting journey to Val de Rialb, a hidden gem nestled above La Massana and Ordino. Our adventure begins with a scenic transfer to El Serrat, followed by a leisurely ascent through verdant woodlands to reveal a remote valley adorned with a glistening stream. Choose to continue your ascent, passing by the historic refuge de Rialb, and reach a picturesque "port" bordering France, or opt for a scenic loop, depending on snow conditions. Delve into the area's rich history, marked by daring escapes from France to Andorra, with an optional visit to a nearby refugee museum.

Accommodation: Hotel Màgic La Massana 4*

Bid adieu to the enchanting landscapes of Andorra as we facilitate your departure back to Barcelona. Reflect on new cherished memories of Andorra’s winter haven.

Included in this trip:

  • Pricing assumes all participants arrive and depart on the same flight at Barcelona airport for single pickup. Participants arriving on different flights will incur additional airport pick up and/or drop off charge and only can be performed if it is possible with the logistics plan.
  • Local transfers
  • Accommodation as stated

Not included in this trip:

  • International flights
  • Tips
  • Insurance covering rescue and repatriation
  • Snacks and some beverages
  • Telephone calls
  • Hot shower in refuge
  • Additional free day activities
  • Costs associated with having to evacuate a client from location, or any necessary transport for seeing a Doctor or hospital visit any accommodation cost resulting from an evacuation. These costs will be paid by the participant.
  • Any additional airport transfers outside the designated single timed group transfer.

Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

Hotel Bonavida in Canillo.

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Andorra | Snow and Culture Odyssey
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