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Grandvalira El Tarter

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Grandvalira El Tarter review: 33 facts and highlights

Grandvalira El Tarter
59
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Grandvalira El Tarter

How does Grandvalira El Tarter compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    118vs60.8
  • Skiable area
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    210kmvs112.87km
  • Trails (medium)
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    30vs24.57
  • Ski lifts total capacity
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    100000vs29204.7
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    10vs6.25
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours
  • Trails (difficult)
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    24vs16.98
  • Trails (easy)
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    58vs17.53

General info

1.distance from airport

178km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.mountain height

840meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
3.opening hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

2640meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.base elevation

1800meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.months open yearly

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

118

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

210km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

30

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.ski lifts total capacity

100000

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
5.trails (difficult)

24

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

9

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

10

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has a bobsled track
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This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
5.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
6.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

6

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of kindergartens

4

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
3.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

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