Here you can read our adventurers’ guide on the top best ski resorts in Costa Brava, including what to expect for your first ski-steps during your winter holidays here. Costa Brava is home to five great ski resorts that four of them (La Molina, Masella, Vall de Núria and Vallter 2000) are for alpine skiing and one of them (Guils Fontanera) is for cross-country skiing. The Pirineu de Girona is a great region for winter sports.
In addition; the Alp 2500 area situated between La Molina and Masella offer the largest skiable area in the Pyrenees with a surface area of 100 kilometres. Also the ski resorts in Girona province offer of a mild climate and clear sunny skies that is very suitable for comfortable skiing with its proximity to the Mediterranean waters.
The Vallter is situated in the Camprodon valley, at Núria in the Ribes valley and can be reached by rack railway.
La Molina and Masella ski resorts are largest skiing area of the Pyrenees that has modern winter skiing facilities. Below you may find the popular ski resorts in Costa Brava.
Top Ski Resorts in Costa Brava
La Molina Ski Resort – in La Molina
Located in the Pyrenees mountains, La Molina is one of the oldest and most popular ski resorts in Spain. With over 70km of ski runs and slopes, it caters to skiers of all levels. The resort also offers snow parks, a ski school, and other winter activities.
Address: Edifici Telecabina Alp 2500, 17537 La Molina, Costa Brava
Tel.: +34 972 892 031, Web: www.lamolina.cat
Max.-min. altitudes: 1,700-2,445 m
Skiable area: 61 km
Total slopes: 53
Artificial snow: 444 cannons
Snow coverage area: 27 km
Masella Ski Resort – in Masella-Alp
Connected to La Molina, Masella offers over 70km of ski runs and slopes, as well as off-piste skiing and snowboarding. It’s a great option for advanced skiers and snowboarders, with plenty of challenging runs and powder.
Address: Av. Peu de Pistes, s/n, 17538 Masella-Alp, Costa Brava
Tel.: +34 972 144 000, Web: www.masella.com
Max.-min. altitudes: 1,600-2,535 m
Skiable area: 72 km
Total slopes: 62
Artificial snow: 452 cannons
Snow coverage area: 36 km
Vall de Núria Ski Resort – in Queralbs
This resort is located in a beautiful valley in the eastern Pyrenees, accessible only by a scenic train ride or by foot. With 11km of ski runs, it’s a smaller resort that’s perfect for families and beginners. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Vall de Núria offers snowshoeing, sledding, and other winter activities.
Address: Vall de Núria, 17534 Queralbs, Costa Brava
Tel.: +34 972 732 020, Web: www.valldenuria.cat
Max.-min. altitudes: 1,964-2,252 m
Skiable area: 7 km
Total slopes: 11
Artificial snow: 88 cannons
Snow coverage area: 66 km
Vallter 2000 Ski Resort – in Setcases
Located in the heart of the Pyrenees, Vallter 2000 is a popular ski resort with over 50km of ski runs and slopes. It’s known for its stunning views of the surrounding mountains and has options for skiers of all levels, from beginner to expert.
Address: C/ Pla de Morens, s/n, 17869 Setcases, Costa Brava
Tel.: +34 972 136 057, Web: www.vallter2000.com
Max.-min. altitudes: 1,950-2,535 m
Skiable area: 20 km
Total slopes: 14
Artificial snow: 77 cannons
Snow coverage area: 9 km
Guils Fontanera Ski Resort – in Guils de Cerdanya
Guils Fontanera Ski Resort is a small but charming ski area located in the heart of the Pyrenees mountains in Catalonia, Spain. With its stunning natural beauty and excellent snow conditions, it has become a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders of all levels.
The ski resort is situated in the Cerdanya Valley, at an altitude of 1,450 metres above sea level, and offers a variety of runs catering to both beginners and experienced skiers. It has a total of 6 lifts, including 1 chairlift and 5 surface lifts, serving a range of slopes from gentle greens to challenging blacks.
Address: C/ Malet, 15 · 17528 Guils de Cerdanya, Costa Brava
Tel.: +34 972 197 047, Web: www.guils.com
Max.-min. altitudes: 1,905-2,080 m
Skiable area: 45 km
Total slopes: 19