Now that winter has arrived, we look for winter activities to have fun. You can choose practicing winter sports in Barcelona, or better to say, in Barcelona surroundings. For those who are interested in practicing ski in Barcelona surroundings, going to Vall de Nuria could be an ideal option.

Vall de Núria mountain station is a beautiful place located at Catalonian Pyrenees, Queralbs municipality in Girona province. It is a place surrounded by hight mountains (almost 3000 meters above see level) as well as rivers and fountains, that built a very spectacular landscape.

How to get to Vall de Nuria: You have to take a very singular transportation,  tren cremallera (zipper train), for a 12 kilometer railway, going up for more than 1000 meters high. This zipper train is taken in Ribas de Freser Station. For more information about how to get to Vall de Nuria, check this link

Once in Vall de Nuria, you can visit Virgin of Nuria sanctuary En Vall de Nuria, known since many years ago  for giving the miracle of fertility to those couple thta cannot have children. Also, you can see a monumental via cruxis in this place.

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Vall de Nuria en Invierno, foto de jenikilo, tomada de Flickr

Vall de Nuria Ski Station will open its ski slopes in December 4th. This is a station with high standards of quality, where you can practice different activities such asmountain ski, archery shoot, sleds, and snow rackets. It has different pistes with different levels of difficulty and/or slope, classified from very easy to very hard. You can check the slopes map here.

You can check forfaits prices and the weather and snow in videocameras in Vall de Nuria website, before planning your trip.

If you look for a different lace where you can practice winter sports nearby Barcelona, but you don’t like excesive massification, and you are worried about environment conservation, definitely Vall de Nuria is the place you’re looking for.

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2 Comments »

  1. guadalupe says:

    Muy buena la nota! Es uno de los lugares que no visitamos hace tiempo con la familia! Me seduce la idea de volver.. :)

  2. Maria Eugenia says:

    Ya tengo los esquís brillantes y esperando el momento!! =)

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