If you live in Barcelona or near the city, you have incredible places to visit nearby. Do you like skiing?
Vall de Núria
It is one of the most familiar ski resorts because it offers services to the people in the mountains. The Núria Valley is located in the municipality of Queralbs, in the province of Girona, at a height of 2000 meters, and is easily accessible through the Railroad, whose route offers incredible views. Its slopes are of little or medium difficulty and and measure 7km in length, so it is ideal for children who are learning to ski. In this valley you can also do cultural tourism and visit the sanctuary where the Virgin of Núria and the Hermitage of San Gil are located.
Estación de Esquí Vallter 2000
The Vallter 2000 Ski Resort is located in a privileged environment within the Eastern Pyrenees. Surrounded by tops that exceed 2,800 meters above sea level. From the top and with good visibility days, you can enjoy a beautiful panorama, not only of the Pyrenees, but also of the coast, overlooking the spectacular Gulf of Roses, in the Costa Brava.
In addition, the station also offers activities for the whole family, with tubbing and snow parks for the little ones.
Masella is one of the best ski resorts in the Pyrenees to learn to ski. It is full of resources for beginner skiers and the level rises very smoothly. In addition, all the slopes converge in the same area, the Pla de Masella. That is why Masella is one of the best ski resorts to go with children or debuting skiers.
In recent years, Masella has established night skiing, with 10 kilometers of perfectly lit slopes that open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays.
La Molina offers 71 kilometers for skiing, spread over 68 tracks of all levels, a snowpark and a grand one, and there is a permanent Boardercross circuit in the Alabaus area.
The station has 1 gondola lift, 8 chairlifts, 3 ski lifts and 4 debuting tapes. It has 66 tracks: 7 black, 22 red, 18 blue and 21 green. It offers a total of 71 km skiable.
The station has great views of the Cerdanya, some slopes that combine the forest with the bare mountains and modernized facilities where the great system of excitement that covers 60% of the ski area with its 521 canyons stands out.
The famous ski resort Grandvalira of Andorra is a little further than other places, but it is super recommended to visit it. The place is a combination of two stations: Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig and Soldeu / El Tarter / Canillo. These stations were combined in 2003 for Grandvalira to be born. Grandvalira is known as the heart of Andorra, it is one of the most successful ski resorts in the world. If you are a ski lover in search of a great terrain, or a beginner looking to try something new, take this opportunity because you will not regret it, a beautiful landscape and a great sport in one place!
Very close to Barcelona you will find places that offer great slopes that help you to disconnect at any time from the big city.