Altitude: 1531 Meters

Canillo in short

  • Pleasant après-ski
  • Easy connection to Grandvalira
  • Free bus for hotel guests and skipass holders

Canillo, the oldest of the Andorran villages, is located 7 km above Encamp and is emerging as the ideal ski resort for beginners. The village offers views of the beautiful mountain landscapes, large peaceful paths, and a friendly atmosphere. A modern gondola connects in minutes to the ski resort of Grandvalira, where you will find the largest ski area in Andorra. On top of the ideal ski environment, Canillo is also home to one of the most famous bars in the area, Camping Pla. The après-ski activities are a little quieter compared to other villages in Grandvalira.

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Canillo

Restaurants 6 Theatre -
Bars & cafes 1 Casino -
Nightclubs & discos - Concert hall -
Cinema -  

 Ski school and ski lessons Canillo

No. of ski schools 1Private ski lessons € 87
No. of ski instructors 400Ski lessons5 Days, 15 Hours, € 108
Area for beginners - Snowboarding lessons5 Days, 15 Hours, € 366
Ski lessons in - Cross-country skiingYes, price on request

 Facilities Canillo

No. of hotels 9 Supermarkets -
Total no. of hotel beds - Banks
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 Tourist information for Canillo

Oficina de Turisme Valls de Canillo
00376 - 0751 - 090

 Distances from Canillo

Railway station
L'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre approx. 27 km
Toulouse-Blagnac approx. 183 km
From the motorway:approx. 26 km 28 minuten by car

 Canillo for families and children

Childcare Magic carpet
Playground Ski lift for children
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Canillo

Public saunaFootpaths -
Fitness centreTorchlight descent -
Public solarium - Indoor ice rink
Massage - Outdoor ice rink -
Spa & wellness - Curling -
Indoor swimming pool Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding
Paragliding - Snowmobile tours
Indoor tennis court Toboggan run -
Squash court

Ski blog about Canillo

26 January 2020 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

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Ski area

Total slopes 193 (km)
Blue slopes 99 km
Red slopes 53 km
Black slopes 41 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (59 )
Drag lifts 25
Chair lifts 30
Gondola lifts 4
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