You might not expect it, but when you are on holiday in Valencia you have the possibility to go skiing or snowboarding. Teruel is situated two hours north of Valencia in the south of the region Aragon. Skiing at this place is cheap and fun compared to the more expensive areas in the Pyrenees. This page of Once Upon a Bike gives you more information about the ski area.
The ski area in Teruel is called Valdelinares. The village doesn’t have many inhabitants, in fact only 113 people live there. It is quit calm and peaceful, but you won’t get bored. There are many pistes: two greens, three blues, three reds, but no black ones. A nice detail is that Valdelinares has snow canons to guarantee enough snow throughout the season. Valdelinares has high mountains and mostly enough snow. In the summer period Valdelinares is a nice place to stay as well. Most people go to Valdelinares in the summer for just one day. You can do a lot of activities, such as outdoor sports.
On the ski run:
– Ski equipment renting
– Ski classes
– Ski lockers
– Parking spots
In the area you will also find a disco, a Dino park for kids, bars, restaurants and you can go horseback riding. All by all: at this place you will find all the ingredients you need to have a great holiday in Valdelinares, but also for just one day when you are staying in Valencia.
More information you will find here.
The prices are in between €20,00 and €35,00 but it can differ.
Are you looking for a hotel to complete your trip to Valdelinares? We searched some hotels for you, so you can relax after your day at the piste. The hotels are also perfect for dinner at night, because of their restaurants.
Hotel Mas de Cebrian
(From €95,00 per night)
This lovely hotel is located at Mosqueruela. The rooms are spacious and luxe, so its perfect to relax after a day of skiing. Do you want to be completely relaxed? Then you should go for the suite, in which you have your own bathtub and a fireplace. Besides, in this room you’ll wake up with the morning sun in your face. Perfect! To complete your stay in this hotel, there’s also a spa and a restaurant with Spanish kitchen in this accommodation.
For further information, prices and availability you go to Hotel Mas de Cebrian!
Hotel La Trufa Negra
(From €83,70 per night)
This modern hotel is located in the mountains in the little town Sierra de Gúdar. After a day of skiing you can relax with the spa facilities that this hotel offers. The hotel has a sauna, wellness centre, a Turkish bath, a hot tub and you can enjoy a massage. Besides, it easy to leave your ski equipment in the storage of the hotel.
Look for further information, prices and availability at Hotel La Trufa Negra.
Hotel Restaurante Masía la Torre
(From €90,00 per night)
Also this hotel is located in the mountains of Sierra de Gúdar and offers beautiful views over the mountains of Sierra de Gúdar. The hotel is an amazing country house with rustic elements as stone walls and a chic decor. The mountains are 45 kilometres from the hotel.
For further information, take a look at Hotel Restaurante Masía la Torre.
– The ski area is open from the end of novembre till the half of april.
– Did you forget your ski equipment, doesn’t it fit anymore or do you want a new ski suit? Nearby the ski area Valdelinares in the town Teruel you’ll find a sport store, where you can buy your new ski equipment. Take a look at Factory Mora for the assortment, prices and location.
– You can also take a ski lesson at the piste. There are various options for private lessons and group lessons. For more information take a look at this website.