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Pyrenees Vall De Nuria Resort hotel restaurant complex

Nuria Resort is a winter and summer hotel restaurant mountain complex with ski slopes, ski lifts and great mountain hiking trails 5km from the French border.

Updated: Oct 13, 2021

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

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About Pyrenees Vall De Nuria Resort hotel restaurant complex

In 1919 The transpirinenc railway Barcelona to Puigcerda line arrived at Ribes de Freser. In 1928 the construction of the Rack Railway began. On the 30th December 1930 the first locomotive reached Nuria and the line was inaugurated 22nd March 1931. The modern day resort was built at the same time as the rack railway.

The resort sits at an altitude of almost 2000m above sea level and has a church, Sanctuary of the virgin of Nuria. There is also the Sant Gill chappel. The resort is surrounded by mountains reaching almost 3000m above sea level, The highest being Puig mal.

Nuria resort has 10 alpine ski pistes (three green, three blue, two red and two black), and a special slope for sleighs, totalling 7 kilometres of marked pistes. A quad chair lift from the resort base at 1,964 metres (6,444 ft), goes up to its highest point, at 2,252 m.; two platter lifts serve the beginners' area; and a gondola lift ("telecabina") accesses the Pic de l'Aliga youth hostel.

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Visiting Pyrenees Vall De Nuria Resort hotel restaurant complex

Nuria resort and the Vall de Nuria Cremallera racked railway normally close each year between November and mid december for anual maintenance and to switch the resort over from summer operation to winter operation.

Nuria Resort is a hotel and leisure activities complex for winter and summer.

There is a large lake formed from damming the rivers that flow down to Nuria. In the summer kayaks or row boats can be rented and in the winter the lake is frozen over and the resort is a popular ski location. Also, there are numerous mountain walking trails via Nuria Resort such as Nuria to Queralbs via Nuria Valley, Nuria to Puigmal summit on the French border, Ribes de Freser to Nuria via Nuria valley. These routes are famous for their outstanding natural beauty.

Accessibility, mobility & Clothing for Nuria Winter and Summer Mountain resort

The rack railway is theoretically accessible in a wheelchair and is a great way to get to the high Pyrenees.

Once in Nuria there are paths around the resort and lake for short walks with pushchairs. There is also a children's playground.

If just visiting the Nuria resort, lake and playground areas no need for any specialist clothes, just pack for the weather and season. You can check the webcams on the Nuria website to see if there is snow. (I recommend crampons to avoid falling on your ass in slippery ice!)

For hiking activities in this area I have a recommended list of equipment for each activity.

Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult € 33.60 FREE Child € 33.60 FREE Notes To buy tickets online visit

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Getting to Pyrenees Vall De Nuria Resort hotel restaurant complex

Address: Estacio de Muntanya, Vall de Nuria. 17534

Take the Renfe R3 Rodalies train to Ribes de Freser and use the Vall de Nuria Cremallera to get to Nuria Resort

Train fares and times for the Cremallera racked railway can be found on the Vall de Nuria website. A combined Renfe and Cremallera ticket is available, TreNatura which is considerably cheaper than buying the tickets individually.

The combined Renfe + Cremallera return ticket called TreNatura can be purchased from any Renfe Rodalies ticket machine or purchased online. Note that the combined return ticket will print out two tickets. One is for the Renfe segment and one for the cremallera segment. When you get to Ribes de Freser you have to swap the cremallera ticket at the Nuria cremallera ticket office for a barcode ticket that can be used on the cremallera ticket machines.

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Nuria Resort Train Map

Author: Barcelona Travel Hacks


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Nuria Cremalera Timetable



Nuria Resort Facilities Map


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