Barcelona has a very convenient geographical location. It is well connected with many different countries and it makes it an attractive point for a lot of people when it comes to choosing a country to build a life. Most of you will quickly connect Barcelona with the sun, Mediterranean beaches, palms… but let’s talk about the cold side.

The 2017-2018 Ski season has started and there are a lot of places that you can easily reach by car, bus or train in a couple of hours from the center of Barcelona. Are you planning one or two days of skiing with your friends?


In Spain – Where, why and how to get there

 

LA MOLINA

Location: https://goo.gl/tDmc4B

Distance from Barcelona: About 2 hours
How to go there: https://goo.gl/nD15of

Why there: It is near from Barcelona and it has all you need. You can easily get there in only two hours and it is very well connected with La Masella. They have an App where you can have all the information and services you will need. You can download it here: https://goo.gl/cm711F

LA MASELLA

Location: https://goo.gl/XPi273

Distance from Barcelona: About 2 hours
How to go there: https://goo.gl/HqPXkH

Why there: Together with La Molina, it is a very good option to go from Barcelona. It is very well connected and has all the necessary for a good day of Skiing. They have everything you need to know on their website: http://www.masella.com/en

PORT DEL COMTE

Location: https://goo.gl/j9d6bC

Distance from Barcelona: About 2 hours
How to go there: https://goo.gl/fUAvfx

Why there: The third place to go skiing near to Barcelona is Port del Comte. It takes more or less two hours to go there. You can find all the details at their website http://www.portdelcomte.net/index.php/es/inici-hivern.html


In Andorra – Where, why and how to get there

 

GRANDVALIRA

Location: https://goo.gl/sCCTN2

Distance from Barcelona: About 3 hours
How to go there: https://goo.gl/XGVCdV

Why there: Andorra is just beautiful. It is a paradise for Skiers and you can use the opportunity to visit a different country. All the information here https://www.grandvalira.com/en/

VALLNORD

Location: https://goo.gl/fnmWXY

Distance from Barcelona: About 3 hours
How to go there: https://goo.gl/RQy8V1

Why there: It has good restaurants and Ski schools to complement your experience. Take a look at the events they offer! http://www.vallnord.com

 


Other options

If you are planning to go somewhere else in Spain, there are also some other great options to consider. These are the best 10 ski stations in Spain:

Baqueira – Located in Lleida. The best one for a lot of people. Famous persons choose this station has their favorite, even the Royal Family has been seen there many times.

Sierra Nevada – Located in Granada. They can presume of having the best weather conditions. They also have a magnificent view of the highest mountain of Spain, Mulhacén.

Cerler – Located in Aragón. The won twice the Word Ski Awards, only given to the best stations in the world.

Candanchú – Also in Aragón. It is the oldest one in Spain.

Formigal – Located in Huesca. The biggest one in Spain. It has a huge terrace with DJs and thematic parties.


Sources

http://www.rumbo.es/blog/mejores-estaciones-de-esqui-en-espana

https://www.barcelonayellow.com/skiing-articles/75-skiing-near-barcelona