The ski season has already begun in some parts of Spain and the Community of Madrid. Did you know that the capital of Spain is the only large city in Europe that has ski resorts less than an hour away? Therefore, if you live in the city and love to practice winter sports, it can be considered a true privilege. In this article, We will look at the main ski resorts of Madrid during the 2016/2017 season.
The most important ski resort of the Community of Madrid is Navacerrada. Located in the homonymous mountain port, it is, undoubtedly, the closest to the centre. In fact, it is situated only 60 kilometres away from the city, so you can reach it by car within just 40 minutes. Its opening hours are from 9.00 to 17.00 every day of the season and you can practice in many ways such as snowboarding or downhill skiing. It has a total of 17 restaurants and 7 hotels, so its gastronomic and lodging offer should be rated as excellent. In addition, the chairlift 'Guarramillas' is already in operation.
The second most interesting ski resort in Madrid is Valdesquí, which is located in Rascafría. Close to Valcotors and very famous among the enthusiasts of the Alpine skiing, during this snow season it will remain operative from Monday to Sunday between 9.00 and 16.15. In addition, it is the most popular resort when it comes to small children as it has one of the best ski schools in Spain.