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Candanchú

Candanchú Ski Resort Guide

Candanchú, Spain

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Height1,560m5,118ft
 Nearest AirportsHuesca and Pamplona
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Candanchú

Sharing a lift ticket with Astún, Candanchú has a reputation as one of Spain's toughest ski resorts.

Summary

The Spanish ski resort of Candanchú is in the Spanish Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,560m5,118ft.

Candanchú has direct access to 51 marked pistes, served by a total of 23 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,560m5,118ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,400m7,874ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Candanchú offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Candanchú.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Candanchú?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 2 December, with around 55cm22in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Candanchú Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
18
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
12
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
10
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
23

Altitudes

Candanchú Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Altitude (Candanchú)1,560m5,118ft
Lowest Piste1,500m4,921ft
Max Vertical900m2,953ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Candanchú
Expert Skiers
Beginners
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Candanchú?

This ski resort is in the Spanish Pyrenees in La Jacetania, Huesca.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Candanchú is Huesca, 105 minutes drive away.

Pamplona, Pau, Lourdes, Zaragoza and Biarritz airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 23 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km4 miles of ski runs, with 112 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Candanchú open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Candanchú, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Candanchú Tourist Office for the latest.

Candanchú