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Grandvalira & Vallnord Pal, Arinsal Pal will be closing slopes today 13:03:2020 for the remainder of the season.
If you have booked to travel or have services booked with Andorra Travel Service, we’ll be in contact with you shortly.
We’ll start with those due to depart & arrive soonest and ask for your patience at this time, thank you.
If you are returning this weekend, shuttle transfers and private transfers are operating on the normal schedule.
Andorran Official announcement
The Andorran ski resorts communicates that the ski resorts will close from 14th March in view of the need to increase precaution and avoid as maximum the risk of contagion of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The ski resorts make the decision as a measure of responsibility to finalise the season with the wish to return to normality on the best delays. The health of our clients, workers and the general population is above all other circumstances.
We would like to thank you very much all the clients that have been sharing the season with us and we hope to welcome them again soon.
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