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Barcelona skiing season 2017 news.
There was good snowfall in November 2016 which meant that Grandvalira in Andorra and many other ski resorts in the Spanish / Catalan Pyrenees Mountains opened for the 2016 Spanish holiday called Inmaculada puente holiday which is from the 6th to 8th December.
Grandvalira Ski Resort in Andorra opened for the La Inmaculada Public Holiday on December 6th 2015
Grandvalira live webcam photo from Dec 7th 2014
Barcelona skiing season 2015
After very warm weather in November 2015 Grandvalira in Andorra and many of the other ski resorts in the Catalan Pyrenees Mountains opened for the 2015 Spanish Inmaculada puente holiday from the 6th to 8th December.
Among other ski resorts close to Barcelona are now Baqueira Beret (3.5 hours by car) La Masella (2 hours by car and La Molina (2 hours by car)
The closest ski resorts to Barcelona just 2 hours by car from the beaches and palm trees of Barcelona. Read more on the links below
5 ski areas near Barcelona to open weekend as early as Saturday 23rd November 2013 and ski season in Grandvalira Andorra to start in November 2013
The skiing season will be starting extra early this year in Andorra and the Pyrenees. After heavy snowfall in the Pyrenees in mid-November 2013 five ski resorts near Barcelona – Baqueira Beret, La Masella, La Molina, Vall de Núria y Vallter 2000 – plan to open partially as early as weekend starting Saturday 23rd November 2013 with between 40cm and 1m of snow.
Andorra also planning to open in November on Saturday 29th November 2013. Visit their websites for more information of which lifts will be open.
This means that the chances are very good that most ski resorts near Barcelona will be open for the Spanish holiday puente on December 6th to 8th 2013.
Andorra is a principality. It is a landlocked tiny county in the eastern Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain and France. It has the highest capital city in Europe, Andorra La Vella which has an elevation of 1,023 metres / 3,356 feet above sea level It is the sixth smallest nation in Europe with a land area of 468 km2 /181 sq miles. Andorra was created under a charter in 988. The present Principality was formed in 1278 and is a monarchy headed by two co-princes – the Bishop of Urgell and the President of France. So the President of France is also a monarch – the prince of Andorra.