Situated right by the French border, Pas de la Casa is the highest ski resort in the Pyrenees, boasting an excellent snow record with a great range of skiing above the tree line. The purpose-built Pas de la Casa ski resort has a very modern lift system providing a great skiing area immediately accessible from the village. The resort also offers an excellent range of shops, restaurants, bars, cafés and a thriving night-life - all with great duty-free prices - which make Pas de la Casa a popular destination for skiing holidays.
Nursery slopes are ideally located right by the heart of the village, where beginners will meet the friendly English speaking ski school instructors at the start of each week. As you progress you can discover the many picturesque runs on offer at the Grau Roig ski area.
The four-person chairlift from the village centre will take you right up to the first summit, where the entire ski area opens up to long cruising pistes above the tree-line and a good range of off-piste skiing on both sides of the mountain.
The GrandValira ski area has some interesting mogul fields, tree-lined runs and excellent off-piste skiing at Grau Roig area will test your abilities. If you decide to improve your technique, there is a challenging FIS slalom course at Costa Rodona or try flying over to Soldeu (included on the GrandValira pass), to pack in a few more miles!
GrandValira is a fantastic area for snowboarders with an abundance of terrain for all levels and plenty of well linked lifts. The area also offers some great powder and the place to head to is around Grau Roig. For freestylers there are plenty of natural hits and there is also a snowboard park.
Approx Transfer Time Toulouse 2 hrs 30 mins Village Height 2,050m (6,765 ft) Highest Lift 2,640m (8,710 ft)
Buzzing and excellently priced bars with regular Happy Hours and several discos, plus a host of lively cafés and restaurants are available in Pas de la Casa ski resort - The lively themed 'Mexican' evening at the Milwaukee Bar, The Marseilles, The Mistral, Billboard Disco and the KYU night club.
Tobogganing - Snowmobiles - Excursions to Andorra La Vella
Huge variety of French and Catalan dishes are particularly tempting for those who enjoy Continental cuisine; - The 'KSB' bar for sizzling char-grilled meat specialities and Bar Marseilles serves lunchtime snacks and evening meals.
Numerous duty free shops - Banks - Post Office - Chemist - Supermarkets