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Formigal Ski Resort

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Address: Formigal, Sallent de Gallego, Spain
Phone Number: +34 974 49 00 00
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A pleasant surprise for skiing

Worth a trip, although road to the ski resort closed one day owing to the weather. Skiers from France pop over the boarder too. Well geared lift system over a number of valleys... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Worth a trip, although road to the ski resort closed one day owing to the weather. Skiers from France pop over the boarder too. Well geared lift system over a number of valleys, coupled with good organisation throughout. On a par with medium sized Tarantaise resorts, but mainly chair lifts here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Formigal provides a great quality snow with plenty of backcountry slopes. It has a variety of diffrent levels, blue, red and black diamonts. It has a snowpark, fast chairlifts and plenty of bar/restaurant areas. The price for an adult with insurance costs 45€. Hope you enjoy this great resort.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

one of the best sky resort in Spain so far. recommended for families, group of friends and couples. if you are looking for real fun!! go to Fomigal.

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Thank Juan L
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Formigal has improved a lot in the recent years. We arrived there and found parking slot without problems. Directly in front of the parking, you have the chairlift. Enough tracks so that you always do something new. Very friendly staff both at the reception and at the ski rental place.

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

It is probably one of the best places for snow sports in Spain. A lot of km, large parkings, and a variety of tracks. All in a superb landscape. It gets crowded on weekends around 8-9 AM, so expect traffic jams to go up there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Fab snow, great resort with plenty of options and great vibe to it! Will come back next year! Also, plenty of options for places where you can stop by and have a drink and a snack. Not too busy either which means you get plenty of skiing everyday!

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We come here often cos it's the closest ski resort from madrid with a considerable size for a weekend!! It's around 4h from madrid

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Thank Paulo C
Casares, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Very profesional and friendly teachers in the EEE ( Escuela Española de Esqui) The ski resort was packed like all resorts but it all seemed to work great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I was born not far from there and I have always known Formigal. It has been growing and improving as skiing resort as well as Apres Ski Area. I like skiing there and I like going there. It is also very near another resort called Panticosa where going with family is a total pleasure.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

professional staff, well prepared pistes, food reasonably priced cafeteria was the best, long slopes, fast lifts (<5 mins). car park easy walking distance to slopes. excellent for families.

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