Arinsal & Pal
In winter Arinsal, 10km northwest of Andorra la Vella, has good skiing and snowboarding and a lively après-ski scene. It’s linked with the smaller ski station of Pal, in turn part of the Vallnord complex (www.vallnord.com; 1-day lift pass low season/high season €27/32). They have 63km of pistes with a vertical drop of 1010m.
Ordino & Around
Despite ongoing development Ordino, 8km north of Andorra la Vella on highway CG3, is a charming village with most buildings constructed of local stone. At 1300m, it’s a good starting point for summer-activity holidays. The tourist office (737 080; www.ordino.ad; 8am-7pm Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm Sun Jul-Sep, 8.30am-1.