Naturlandia Tobotronc: Experience a roller-coaster ride of emotions high in the Pyrenees with an exhilarating ride on the Tobotronc, which at 5.3km is the world’s longest Alpine toboggan. Whether it is in the snow white of winter or the verdant lushness of spring and summer, this is a sensational way to take in the stunning scenery of the Andorran countryside.
Surrounded by a picturesque landscape of snowcapped mountains and dense pine forests, the Tobotronc is one of the great attractions of the Naturlandia adventure park. This thrilling roller-coaster has you sitting on two-seater toboggan-style wagons that run along steel tracks close to the ground. It’s 5.3km of rails have encompasses mechanical lifts that will take you uphill for 1.6km before catapulting you downhill for a hair-raising 3.6km of twists and turns.
As you race through the beautiful pine forest of La Rabassa with the trees whistling by, you are in control of the wagon’s speed. Brakes permit you to slow down when you want (or not as the case may be!) and safety belts ensure you feel secure at all times. With top speeds of 40km/h, this ride is sure to thrill even the hardiest of adrenalin junkies. In total, there is a 400m drop in the gradient and the whole experience lasts for about 10 rip-roaring minutes, which is an average speed of more than 30km/h.
During the winter months, be sure to wrap up warm in adequate ski gear with gloves and goggles while in spring and summer, the air is scented with wild flowers and pine.
Meeting/pick-up point: Carretera de La Rabassa, Andorra.
Start or opening time: 9am.
End/closing time: 5pm.
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English and French.
Others: Children shorter than 1.20 metres cannot participate in this activity. Children 1.20m tall or more, and who are at least 13 years old, must be accompanied by an adult.