Almost 700 km of ski runs await you in Catalonia

Jet Cim & Pic de l'Orri chair lift /Port Ainé

Jet Cim & Pic de l'Orri chair lift /Port Ainé

Snowshoeing in Tavascan.

Snowshoeing in Tavascan.

Nordic skiing / Lles - La Cerdanya

Nordic skiing / Lles - La Cerdanya

Igloos in La Molina.

Igloos in La Molina.

Ski Touring in Tuixent-La Vansa / Tot Nòrdic

Ski Touring in Tuixent-La Vansa / Tot Nòrdic

Snowpark in Boí Taüll Resort.

Snowpark in Boí Taüll Resort.

Family skiing in Masella.

Family skiing in Masella.

Vall de Núria Leisure Park / Oriol Molas (FGC)

Vall de Núria Leisure Park / Oriol Molas (FGC)

Aransa / Tot Nòrdic

Aransa / Tot Nòrdic

Igloos in the sun / Marc Gasch

Igloos in the sun / Marc Gasch

Snowpark in Baqueira Beret / Marc Gasch

Snowpark in Baqueira Beret / Marc Gasch

Practicing in Sant Joan de l'Erm / Tot Nòrdic

Practicing in Sant Joan de l'Erm / Tot Nòrdic

Having fun in Port del Comte.

Having fun in Port del Comte.

Skiers in La Molina / Marc Gasch

Skiers in La Molina / Marc Gasch

Mushing in Pla de Beret (Val d'Aran)

Mushing in Pla de Beret (Val d'Aran)

Ski descent in Tavascan

Ski descent in Tavascan

Nordic skiing in good company in Virós Vallferrera / Tot Nòrdic

Nordic skiing in good company in Virós Vallferrera / Tot Nòrdic

L'Esquirol Mini Club in Vallter 2000 / Oriol Molas Grup FGC

L'Esquirol Mini Club in Vallter 2000 / Oriol Molas Grup FGC

Jet Cim & Pic de l'Orri chair lift /Port Ainé
Snowshoeing in Tavascan.
Nordic skiing / Lles - La Cerdanya
Igloos in La Molina.
Ski Touring in Tuixent-La Vansa / Tot Nòrdic
Snowpark in Boí Taüll Resort.
Family skiing in Masella.
Vall de Núria Leisure Park / Oriol Molas (FGC)
Aransa / Tot Nòrdic
Igloos in the sun / Marc Gasch
Snowpark in Baqueira Beret / Marc Gasch
Practicing in Sant Joan de l'Erm / Tot Nòrdic
Having fun in Port del Comte.
Skiers in La Molina / Marc Gasch
Mushing in Pla de Beret (Val d'Aran)
Ski descent in Tavascan
Nordic skiing in good company in Virós Vallferrera / Tot Nòrdic
L'Esquirol Mini Club in Vallter 2000 / Oriol Molas Grup FGC

Inevitably, when you see in the news that the first snow is falling in Catalonia’s Pyrenees, you start smiling from ear to ear. You have been waiting for months, but the snow season is finally here.

The 16 Catalan ski resorts,  10 for downhill and 6 for Nordic skiing, are a newly-opened gateway to many novelties for you to enjoy the snow. New slopes, play parks with more activities for enjoying the snow as a family, renovated snowshoeing routes, updated websites… Don’t think about it for too long. We await you in Catalonia’s ski slopes, your home away from home.

Each one has its own personality. Choose the one you like best and you will see that they are worth the wait.

Cross-Country Skiing

Baqueira Beret

This is the resort with Spain’s largest skiable area. Situated in the Val d’Aran valley and surrounded by 3,000-metre peaks, its Atlantic climate provides guaranteed snowfall throughout the winter. The Val d’Aran is renowned for its architectural integrity and its stone, slate and wood buildings, with its Romanesque churches being particularly outstanding.

www.baqueira.es

Tel (+34) 973 639 010

In Baqueira Beret you can also practice Nordic skiing.

Boí Taüll Resort

Boí Taüll Resort is the highest ski haven in the Pyrenees, with its base at 2,020 m and its summit in the Puig Falcó (2,751 m). Situated in the Vall de Boí, it is the centre of the Lleida Pyrenees and offers incredible views of the Cadí mountain range to the east and the Aneto and Maladeta peaks to the west. It is acclaimed for the Romanesque ensemble of eight churches and a chapel listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the year 2000.

www.boitaullresort.com

Tel (+34) 902 406 640

Espot Esquí

Espot Esquí is a resort where the majority of slopes run through the trees, situated next to the National Park of Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici in the Pallars Sobirà region. The resort has a large beginners’ area at a 2,000-m level and an important snow garden. In addition, its sports facilities are outstanding and it has been the venue for the Telemark World Cups

www.espotesqui.cat

Tel (+34) 973 624 058

La Molina

La Molina, the doyenne of Spain’s resorts, installed its first commercial ski lift in 1943. Situated in the Cerdanya region, it offers very good services and activities for all ages. It is especially well-known for being the cradle of many skiers on the classic Pista Llarga run and has organised major events such as downhill skiing and snowboarding World Cups.

www.lamolina.cat

Tel (+34) 972 892 031

Masella

This resort situated in the sunny Cerdanya valley is known for its forests, which cover the entire mountainside of the Tosa d’Alp peak, with an altitude of 2,535 m. Because it is north-facing, the slopes and dense forest cover favour good snow conservation. Since 2013 it boasts 13 slopes of illuminated nocturnal ski runs.

www.masella.com

Tel (+34) 972 144 000

Port Ainé

Located in the Pallars Sobirà region, this resort lies in an extraordinarily beautiful enclave, with its highest level situated in the Pic de l’Orri peak. The strategic situation of the ski lifts gives convenient and rapid access to the entire skiable area. Most of its runs face north, ensuring excellent snow quality.

www.portaine.cat

Tel (+34) 973 627 604

Port del Comte

In the north of the Solsonès region, in one of the loveliest areas of the Catalan Pyrenees foothills and surrounded by a great black pine forest that covers the entire mountain, you will find a resort where the entire family will feel at home, with wide pistes and slopes for every level of ability. Ideal for skiers who are keen to avoid overcrowded sites.

www.portdelcomte.net

Tel (+34) 973 492 301

Tavascan

This small resort combining downhill and Nordic skiing facilities provides high-mountain enjoyment in its purest state. It is located 10 km from the village of Tavascan, in the Pallars Sobirà region, in a landscape of great natural beauty. Suitable for downhill, mountain and cross-country skiers and snowboarders, whether novices or demanding experts.

www.tavascan.net

Tel (+34) 973 623 089

In Tavascan you can also practice Nordic skiing.

Vall de Núria

Núria breathes nature and tradition. Surrounded by 3,000-metre peaks, this ski resort situated in the Ripollès region has at its base the imposing Vall de Núria shrine. It is particularly peaceful, accessible only by a cog railway that departs from Ribes de Freser. This has made it one of the most distinctive tourist destinations in Catalonia.

www.valldenuria.cat

Tel (+34) 972 732 020

Vallter 2000

Vallter 2000, a lookout over the Mediterranean region. A welcoming family resort that also features an interesting pairing of ascent with mountain skiing and descent with downhill skiing: Up & Down. Ideal for practicing cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and downhill skiing, with descents suited to every skier. From the 2,535-m level you can see the Roses Bay and the Cap de Creus headland in the Costa Brava.

www.vallter2000.com

Tel (+34) 972 136 057

Nordic skiing

Aransa

A resort in the Cerdanya region with a wide variety of runs and possibilities for cross-country skiers, whatever their level. A good part of the signposted circuits runs through black pine forests and expanses of great landscape value.

www.aransaesqui.cat

Tel (+34) 973 293 051

Guils Fontanera

The resort owned by Guils de Cerdanya town hall lies on a slope providing longer snow production weather. When fully operational it can offer up to 45 km of slopes and 25 independent and interlinked circuits with different levels of difficulty.

www.guils.com

Tel (+34) 972 197 047

Lles

The beauty of the resort’s setting, which alternates black pine forests and exceptional views of the Cadí mountain range and the Cerdanya valley, together with a generally favourable climate, ensure the enjoyment of nature’s peace and serenity.

www.lles.net

Tel (+34) 973 293 100

Sant Joan de l’Erm

Situated within the Natural Park of the High Pyrenees, between the Alt Urgell and Pallars Sobirà regions, it boasts a historic shrine. The pistes, at an altitude of between 1,700 and 2,000 metres, run through red pine, fir, birch and black pine forests in an isolated and solitary expanse that configures the most extensive Nordic skiing space in Catalonia.

www.santjoandelerm.com

Tel (+34) 973 298 015

Tuixent-La Vansa

In the Port del Comte massif, it features wide and varied pistes that run through a very beautiful setting. The Pedraforca peak and the Verd and Cadí mountain ranges are the silent and visible backdrop to the runs. The resort also offers signposted circuits for snowshoeing and panoramic views of the Pyrenees.

www.tuixent-lavansa.com

Tel (+34) 973 370 030

Virós Vallferrera

Situated in the Natural Park of the High Pyrenees, this resort features different circuits running through a a forest of great natural and landscape beauty. The base of the resort is the Gall Fer refuge, which can accommodate 40 people and is located at 1,700 m: a small restored construction with a custodian, very welcoming and equipped with basic services.

www.refugigallfer.com

Tel (+34) 672 432 543

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