These are the perfect time get to the mountains and do some downhill skiing. Many ski resorts have good snow from December and even until Easter.
They offers a broad variety of services and one of the closest top ski resorts are Masella, La Molina, Baqueira, Vallnord and Grandvalira in Andorra, around 2-3 hours drive from Barcelona, so not as far as you might think.
There is differents way to go here but there is small group day trip from barcelona with hotel pick up directly from Barcelona or the airport to the skiing resort.
Snow and extreme sports lovers will find happiness here too !
The ski resort near Barcelona is perfect. Not as heavily crowded has in the Alps and a little bit cheaper plus the Pyrenees offers great snow and nice off-piste rides.
The after ski/night life is not as big here as in the Alps, which makes it the perfect thing for beginners, families and serious skiers who are there to ski not party.
But in Andorra we can find “El Abarset”, a very famous after ski next to the ski station of El Tarter, with a great restaurant and a wonderful terrace that offers a good program with god dj’s from 16:00 p.m until 20:00.
Also in Arinsal we can find a lot of bars and restaurants to relax ourselfs.
The biggest ski resort is Baqueria-Beret it is also the most exclusive ski resort close to Barcelona !
Pack warm clothes and go and ski ! You can rent equipment if you doen’t have any at all the ski resorts.
Exist two alternative ways to arrive to the ski stations, the bus or the train, that includes one day pass and medical insurance:
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