Wednesday April 1, 2020

Andorra’s new feeling for snow

The tiny Pyrenean principality was once dismissed as a bargain basement haven, but has reinvented itself as a classier destination for piste addicts, writes Catherine Murphy

28th February, 2009

When the boom time Irish took to skiing with a passion, Andorra was first in line to offer them cheap deals and easy slopes. Year after year, young Irish families and groups returned to enjoy the Pyrenean principality’s wide open blue runs and duty free shopping.

But then the cheap-and easy formula got tired. Andorra became a cliché, a place that most of us associated only with beginner runs and average resorts. Irish...

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