Family Winter Activity Week Overview

Have a blast in the snowy paradise of the Pyrenees. Learn to build an igloo, conquer mountains with husky power and carve new tracks through the snow on snowshoes, cross-country skis and sledges.

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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Winter Pyrenees Family Holiday.

Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Enjoy Andorra’s Pyrenean playground on an exciting family holiday

Wrap up warm and spend an action-packed week in Andorra’s stunning mountain wilderness. Inspire children to try new ways of crossing the glittering snowscape, such as dogsledding and snowshoeing. Enjoy a series of fun yet challenging family activities, like working together to build your very own igloo! With plenty of time set aside to relax or explore, families will discover that there’s a lot more to winter holidays than skiing on this exciting European break.

  • Admire the snowy peaks of the Pyrenees
  • Go off piste in snowshoes
  • Whizz downhill on sledges
  • Enjoy Soldeu’s attractive village vibe
  • Learn how to build an igloo
  • Follow forest paths on cross-country skis
  • Use doggy power to sled across the valleys

What's included in this trip

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  • Group size:

    Min 2 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 5
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 7 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Chalet (8 nts)
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  • Notes:

    Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you. Age restrictions apply to this trip: minimum age 5. A discount of 10% applies on this trip to children 11 or younger at the time of travel.

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Day 1 Soldeu - Arrival

Our base for the week is the small town of Soldeu (1800m) which is located in the centre of this tiny, land-locked country.

Day 2 Soldeu - Snowshoeing/sledging

Today we head for the scenic Incles Valley - two minutes from the hotel - where our Group Leader will give a quick lesson on how to put on snowshoes before we head out on them.

Day 3 Soldeu - Cross country skiing

A day for families to explore Soldeu village or choose their own adventure. For an energetic excursion, why not try skiing. Head up the cable car and take advantage of the fabulous range of quiet slopes to have a lesson and master the technique.

Day 4 Soldeu - Igloo building

After breakfast we transfer to El Tarter ski station (1700m), a ten minute drive away, to learn an interesting new skill - how to build an igloo!

Day 5 Soldeu - Free day for optionals

Use skis and poles to trek across the virgin snowscapes of Andorra’s winter wonderland. Raise a sweat on this easy-paced adventure and discover why this sport is both an efficient way to travel plus a great full-body workout.

Day 6 Soldeu - Dog sledding

Harness the power of a pack of huskies and experience the week’s most memorable form of transport. After a leisurely morning, hold on tight and enjoy the thrill of driving the dog sleds through the snow.

Day 7 Soldeu - At leisure

After the excitement of the last few days, today is free for families to be as active or relaxed as they choose. Perhaps the vote will be to brush up on those snowshoeing skills, or to hit the slopes again. Alternatively, for a more easygoing pace, enjoy some tax-free shopping or soothe tired limbs in the thermal baths. This is the last time to soak up the beautiful surroundings of the Pyrenees mountains which have been the picturesque backdrop to this dazzling family holiday.

Day 8 Soldeu - Trip ends

There are no activities planned for today and your Pyrenees Activity trip finishes after a final breakfast.
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    • Family
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