Vall de Núria is within an natural environment with a vast range of activities throughout the entire year thereby making it a popular family tourism destination. It is also a sustainable destination given that it can only be reached by a rack railway line.
Vall de Núria is much more than an Alpine ski resort. It is a complete winter tourist destination for the entire family. Visitors can enjoy numerous activities as well as contact with nature in a setting free of motor vehicles. Without a doubt, it has a high-quality offering, the aim of which is to foster balanced and sustainable tourism.
The only way to arrive to Vall de Núria is on the rack railway that leaves from Ribes de Freser and travels through Queralbs. The resort is located in a closed valley at the northern end of the Pyrenean region of Ripollès, very close to the French border.
This place is also a religious pilgrimage site thanks to the historical Mare de Déu de Núria sanctuary. It is also one of the most signature hiking areas of Catalonia. The natural setting, surrounded by peaks that reach an altitude of almost 3,000 metres and areas filled with forests and high mountain vegetation, rounds off this unique space.
With regard to the Alpine skiing resort, Vall de Núria offer runs that are eminently family-friendly. Beginning skiers have two runs dedicated specifically to them. The more expert skiers have a wide area on the slope of Pic de l’Àliga, where they can travel down from the highest point, located at 2,252 metres of altitude. There are a total of ten runs in 7.5 kilometres.
Vall de Núria offers a long list of amenities, including a children’s snowpark, snowpark for adults, ski school and up to five restaurants. There are also convenient accommodations at the foot of the runs.
Amongst the numerous activities that can be enjoyed during the winter are sledging, zip-lining, archery, the indoor climbing wall and even mountaineering. There are other pastimes which are possible during the summer, such as renting canoes for rowing in the man-made lake, putt-putt golf and walking, amongst many others.