Hotel Parador Canaro, an establishment with a long history and tradition in Andorra

Farré Family, known as Family Canaro, began in hotel business in 1963 with the hotel La Posta Soldeu. It has 12 rooms.
In 1968 Mr. Josep Farré converted an old Borda (construction to keep save cattle in mountains) into a restaurant with 5 bedrooms. It was the first Parador Canaro. The word Parador, is used to refer to a place to stop and to stay, on the way of merchants, farmers and other travellers.
Mr. Farré, a great entrepreneur, created in 1968 a ski area for beginners with a ski lift which was called Canaro, right next to the Hotel Parador Canaro.
In 1976 was installed the first snow canon around Pyrenees.
In 1980 Parador Canaro renewed. 5 bedrooms extended to 18.
In 1981 owners carried out a new expansion. This time centred in ski slopes, new trail and ski lift was inaugurated, it was called Pedrico.
In 1991, 16 automated snow guns were installed around 2 ski slopes.
A few days later, in 2000, ski area was extended to 3 hectares.
Finally, in 2009, a completely renovation has done in the Hotel Parador Canaro reaching its current appearance. It has 64 comfortable rooms with magnificent views over slopes of Ski Parador Canaro and surrounding mountains.
In 1972 built the first heated pool around Andorra.

In 1972 built the first heated pool around Andorra.

 

 

1972 Parador Canaro with 18 rooms, heated pool and ski slopes at the bottom.

1972 Parador Canaro with 18 rooms, heated pool and ski slopes at the bottom.

In 1976 - the first snow canon in Pyrenees.

1976 - the first snow canon in Pyrenees.

 

 

A Tribute to godparent Miguel Farré Casal

Miquel Farré Casal grandfather, famous cattle breeder in Andorra, was commissioned to carry letters every day to Porte, a French town. The French government awared him for his work with the French medal of honour. As a gift, gave him the first skis in Andorra. Today are exposed within the Parador Canaro as a tribute to this great man.

According kilometres done carrying mail to France, by Miquel Farré grandfather during his career, would have been around world for 10 times.