News From Newsletter November 2016

Ski tourism

The Girona Pyrenees’ ski resorts kick off the 2016-2017 ski season in November.

The Girona Pyrenees’ ski resorts open for the season in November. The resorts have implemented a number of improvements to their facilities for the 2016-2017 season (access, lifts, equipment rental, expanded runs and additional artificial snow machines) and tourist services (lift tickets and packages).

La Molina, Spain’s oldest ski resort, expanded its “Discover the fauna” cross-country skiing route. Vall de Núria improved its recreational park with more activities and the creation of a new cross-country skiing route called “The Creus overlook”. Vallter 2000 installed a rec area inside its Jardí de Neu (Snow Garden). Masella, the first resort in Spain to kick off the season, remains the Pyrenees’ capital of night skiing with 13 runs (10 km) and increases its artificial snow machines to cover 49 km of skiable runs. The Guils Fontanera cross-country ski resort improved its runs, its Fontanera shelter and updated its rental equipment.

Other developments in Girona Pyrenees tourism include new tourism packages for RIPOLLÈS that feature natural, cultural and culinary attractions in the Vall de Ribes, Vall de Camprodon and Baix Ripollès; a new brochure with 24 cultural activities and guided tours in Ripollès, the new Ripollès hiking map that includes the Itinerànnia network of trails, as well as 21 loop itineraries on the same network of trails through the region’s 19 villages; high-mountain hiking and climbing and easy walking trails perfect for families in Vall de Ribes, Vall de Camprodon and Baix Ripollès; the cultural and historical Paths of Exile (Camprodon-Prats de Molló) – Trekking Canigó heritage tourism activity in the Eastern Pyrenees, and the Garrotxa Cultour programme, which offers 15 ways to discover the region’s cultural heritage.

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