Published on : 27 May 20215 min reading time
The great variety of slopes and its modern facilities can satisfy any skier and snowboarder who is worthy of it. In all, it has a skiable area of 23 kilometres. Of these, and thanks to the investments made in recent years, 3 kilometres are completely covered with snow. Artificial snow, the construction of a new ski lift and the installation of several kilometres of windbreaks mean that the resort is very well equipped; a spectacular place, on the border between Asturias and León, where you can enjoy the mountains, the landscape and the practice of this sport.
If you want to spend the night, you can do so in a motorhome area installed in the ski resort itself, which has 12 beds and that is free of charge. The water supply is located inside the bathroom building, to protect it from low temperatures. You can also enjoy your visit to Santa Cristina de Lena, a few kilometres away, which is a World Heritage Site. GPS COORDINATES: 42.97889 / -5.77194
N 42º 58′ 44″ / W 5º 46′ 19″
San Isidro (Leon)
Asturias and Leon share this resort, which has gradually become one of the most important ski centres in Spain. With over 23 kilometres of skiable area, it has 24 ski and snowboard runs, as well as five off-piste routes and an unmarked cross-country circuit. It also has 53 artificial snow cannons, which ensure the quality and quantity of snow throughout the season. For the more adventurous, this winter resort offers the feeling of freedom of skiing off-piste. Some routes such as “Los tubos del Toneo”, “El valle del Silencio” or “Pico Agujas” are preferred by those who love this modality. From the resort, outings are organised with groups of instructors and expert staff who know the area perfectly and who will show you the beauty of the surroundings.
For overnight stays, we recommend the El Soto camper van park in Boñar, which has 13 beds and that is free. It is located in a privileged natural environment, about 30 km from the ski resort. GPS COORDINATES: 42.87278 / -5.32583
N 42º 52′ 22″ / W 5º 19′ 33″
Alto Campoo (Cantabria)
With peaks that exceed 2,200 metres, it is considered one of the best in the Bay of Biscay. It has more than 27 kilometres of skiable terrain, including 22 runs, 12 lifts, a cross-country circuit and a snow park. In addition to great skiing facilities, it offers an incomparable landscape for mountain lovers.
You can stay overnight in a motorhome area at the foot of the station, which has 20 beds and that is free of charge. GPS COORDINATES: N 43.03735, W 4.37271 // N 43°02’14”, W 4°22’22”
Sierra Nevada (Granada)
This is the southernmost ski resort in Europe. Located in the penitentiary system and 32 kilometres from Granada, it has more than 105 kilometres of pistes spread over 124 marked runs for all levels and excellent quality snow. It also has a cross-country skiing circuit, a snow park and leisure areas for non-skiers. In addition, you can enjoy night skiing on Saturdays, which is a real treat for fans of the sport.
You can spend the night in a car park for motorhomes at the foot of the piste. It has 60 spaces and is free. GPS COORDINATES: 37.09861 / -3.39306
N 37º 5′ 55″ / W 3º 23′ 35″
Overlooking the Canfranc valley, surrounded by a large mountain cirque, is the winter resort of Candanchu. The geographical characteristics of its privileged location mean that your ski area is perfectly protected from gusts of wind, while ensuring ideal snow quality throughout the season. The resort offers some of the most popular snow runs in the Pyrenees and the mythical “Zapatilla”, one of the most prestigious runs in the whole of Spain. Those who come to the resort are attracted by the beauty of its mountains, the variety of its slopes, the comfort of its access, and its sporty and family character: a luxury.
You can spend the night in the Canfranc motorhome area, which has 10 spaces and an affordable daily rate. The services are located in the winter season area. GPS COORDINATES: 42.75528 / -0.51417
N 42º 45′ 19″ / W 0º 30′ 51″
Cerler is the highest resort in the Aragonese Pyrenees. Located in the Benasque valley, it reaches 2,630 metres at the mythical summit of “Gallinero”, making it the Pyrenean resort with the greatest skiable difference in altitude: 1,130 metres. The beauty of its landscape, surrounded by more than 60 peaks over 3,000 metres high, makes Cerler a resort of extraordinary natural charm. Its slopes and lifts are spread over two valleys: Cerler and Ampiru, where the skier can find all the services necessary for his comfort, such as lifts that eliminate queues, a wide range of gastronomy and a modern snowmaking system, which ensure that he can enjoy the snow throughout the season.
You can spend the night in the station car park. The camper van area is the furthest from the lift car park, although it is the most protected and it offers the best views of the valley. It has 8 spaces and it is free. Water can be refilled and changed at the petrol station in Benasque, one of the most important towns in the area which is very pleasant for walking and shopping. GPS COORDINATES: 42.58833 / 0.54444
N 42º 35′ 18″ / E 0º 32′ 40″