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Pas de la Casa 177 yd from city centre
Andorra is a small country , but its extension contrasts with its offer, because you have the possibilities to develop many...
Pas de la Casa 93 yd from city centre
From Barcelona Airport, take the C-31. Then take E-9 from C-16. Continue on E-9. Take N20, N320 and N22 towards Carrer Estret...
Pas de la Casa 307 yd from city centre
Located in Pas de la Casa, Camel Lot features a restaurant, bar, shared lounge, and free WiFi. This 3-star hotel offers ski...
Pas de la Casa 92 yd from city centre
This hotel is situated on the slopes at the heart of the Pas de la Casa ski region. There is a selection of restaurants,...
Apartamentos Paradis Blanc 3000
Pas de la Casa 93 yd from city centre
The location and design is ideal for families, couples and Young people who want to enjoy sport activities in contact with...
Apartamentos Vaquers 3000
Pas de la Casa 220 yd from city centre
The apartments are situated just 100 metres from the centre of Pas de la Casa, between 50 and 100 metres away from the slopes...
Apartamentos Araco 3000
Pas de la Casa 267 yd from city centre
Apartamentos Araco 3000 is set in Pas de la Casa. There is a fully equipped kitchenette and a private bathroom. Hiking and...
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Perched up in the Andorran Pyrenees Mountains, El Pas de la Casa is a spectacular ski resort with excellent hiking off-season. Located right on the French border, there are ample day trip opportunities throughout this mountainous region, through Andorra, France and Spain. As the highest ski resort in the area, you can expect premier panoramic views and a lively downtown party scene.
You can choose from a number of affordable hotel options in El Pas de la Casa, both downtown and up in the mountains.
Neighbourhoods of El Pas de la Casa
El Pas de la Casa has many neighbourhoods to explore:
- Downtown: The downtown area is where you’ll find the bulk of the resort’s entertainment and services. Some of the buildings are a little unattractive, having been constructed in the 1960s from concrete, but you will find a great mix of lively bars and restaurants.
- Port d'Envalira : The mountain pass area has some breathtaking views and a few accommodation and eating options. It’s far from the action downtown, but it makes up for it with its proximity to the mountains.
- Grau Roig : Just outside of El Pas de la Casa, this neighbouring ski centre is a small alternative with a few dining and overnight options.
What to see and do in El Pas de la Casa
Skiing is the name of the game here. If you’re not travelling in skiing season, which lasts particularly long because of the altitude, the region provides excellent hiking opportunities to Mirador and into the Pessons. When it comes to skiing, the region is unrivalled for its red pistes. You can travel throughout the area, to Soldeu and Grau Roig, due to a ski lift network. When you're not skiing or snowboarding, you can shop in one of the many duty-free shopping centres, explore Andorra's capital of Andorra la Vella or indulge in some spa and wellness activities.
What to eat in El Pas de la Casa
You’ll find a variety of eating options in-town, including everything from fast-food chains to gourmet restaurants. The local delicacies include escudella (the national dish made with boiled pork and vegetables), trucha a la Andorrana (trout cooked in the Andorran-style), embotits (local sausages), cargols a la lluna (snails) and galtes de porc (pork cheeks). French influences are great, so expect croissants and coffee with milk for breakfast.
Typical events and festivals in El Pas de la Casa
As a ski resort, El Pas de la Casa doesn't have too many traditional events of festivities and is instead geared toward its young clientele. You'll find typical Andorran festivities like the Lady of Meritxell Day, the country's national day, and religious celebrations like Christmas. The town's most famed celebration is the Festa Major de Sant Pere (Saint Peter's Feast) in June. You'll also find music festivals and events, like Hibernation Festival in April.
How to move around in El Pas de la Casa
Pas de la Casa is a small resort with no train station. As such, the main modes of transportation are coach or bus and car/rental car. Private transfers from airports are common, with connections to airports in Barcelona, Girona, Reus and Toulouse. The most flexible option is a car rental - just be sure to specify your destination and gear up with snow tyres/chains.
The climate in El Pas de la Casa
El Pas de la Casa has short, cool summers and long, freezing winters. From November until April, it's common to see temperatures below 0°C, while summers can reach 18°C.
More interesting facts about and sights in El Pas de la Casa
The first ski lift in the region was installed on the peak of Coll Blanc in 1956, opening the town up to ski tourism. You can still take this ski route but be warned that it's geared more to intermediates than beginners. With the best snow record in Andorra, this resort remains one of the most popular.