Great Ski Resorts You Never Knew About…
When you mention European skiing destinations, the familiar resorts of the Swiss, French and Italian Alps most likely spring to mind…but have you ever considered skiing in Spain?
We’ve all heard of the region of Catalonia famous for its spectacular golden coast, where cliffs drop into the cobalt waters of the Mediterranean as well as its tasty tapas that are recreated the world over. But do we ever spare a thought for one of the hidden gems of the area- the Catalan Pyrenees?
The Catalan region of the Pyrenees hosts 10 great ski resorts –
- Vallter 2000
- La Molina
- Vall de Nuria
- Port del Comte
This selection of Catalonian ski resorts cater for every level of skiier as well as providing some great alternative activities for non-skiiers eager to explore the beautiful mountain surroundings. Invigorating snow-shoe hikes can be arranged as well as romantic sled rides complete with a team of adorable huskies!
In addition to a great range of ski resorts, the Pyrenees themselves are a sight for sore eyes – beautiful clusters of lakes and valleys from Catalonia’s chief rivers nestle between towering peaks, set amongst enchanting winter villages making the Catalan Pyrenees a must-visit destination.
View the video below for a taster of the Catalan Pyrenees.