Wanting to put on your skis? You are not the only one! Luckily, the vast majority of ski resorts in our country have already kicked off the 2016-2017 season and those that have not, are about to open their slopes. In addition, lovers of this winter sport are in luck, as experts say that we are going to live a long, cold winter with abundant snowfall. Thus, you can already plan your getaways to practice your favorite winter sport.
If this year you want to enjoy one of the best ski resorts in the world, we recommend that you go to Cerler, which has won the prize for the best ski resort in Spain for the third year in a row at the World Ski Awards, the “Oscar del ski”, awards in which the votes of the fans are key. In addition, it is important to note that it is also among the 25 best ski resorts in the world. Fancy discovering more details about Cerler? Well, do not miss anything we tell you below!
The Cerler ski resort, which is located in the Aragonese Pyrenees, and more specifically in the Benasque Valley, is part of the Aramón group, which also integrates the Aragonese station of Formigal-Paticosa, in the Tena valley; and Javalambre and Valdelinares, in the Teruel Iberian System, thus representing the largest skiable area in Spain. In fact, it is the first snow and mountain tourism business group in the country.
If you are fond of skiing and have never been to Cerler, you will surely be interested in learning about some of its main characteristics. Thus, you should know that the station offers 68 tracks (9 green, 18 blue, 26 red and 15 black), in addition to itineraries, snowpark and snowmobile circuit. On the other hand, it is important to keep in mind that it offers 81 kilometers of skiable domain and 38 kilometers of artificial wintering. In fact, it has 357 artificial snow cannons. We also want to comment that the station has 19 ski lifts, 6 conveyor belts, 4 ski lifts, 2 two-seater chair lifts, 2 four-seater chair lifts and 2 six-seater chair lifts.
Those who have children will be interested to know that Cerler offers the Jardines de Nieve service, ideal places for children to have their first contact with the snow. And all this while parents can enjoy the day of skiing. Specifically, the station offers two "gardens", both with modern facilities and controlled outdoor areas for playing in the snow.
On the other hand, it is important to keep in mind that the station offers other services, such as 11 schools ski; individual ski lockers; local ski storage; parking spaces; ski equipment rental and snowboard at the foot of the slopes; different alternatives to eat; and a ski workshop and snowboard where you can fine-tune your equipment with the best Wintersteiger technology.
We also want to talk to you about the different activities that Cerler offers. Thus, for example, they propose the Safari 10.mil challenge, which consists of performing 10,000 meters of elevation difference in a single day without repeating the track. For the little ones they offer the Skity Area, an area with slides, igloos, mini climbing walls, fun circuits ... In addition, on Tuesdays at 16:00 Cerler invites everyone to a hot chocolate in the Remáscaro cafeteria. Finally, you should know that in Cerler you can enjoy a lot of partying and fun after your skiing day. Then we leave you with our Gallery, where you will find the images they offer from the ski resort itself. Do not miss it!
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Ski in Cerler, Spain - 2016 (March 2020)
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