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Vall de Nuria

Queralbs, Spain
+34 972 73 20 20
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“rack railway” (22 reviews)
“cable car” (13 reviews)
“ski resort” (11 reviews)
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Queralbs, Spain
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+34 972 73 20 20
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"rack railway"
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"ski resort"
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"sandwiches"
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"hiking trails"
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"train journey"
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"beautiful place"
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"ski lift"
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"boating lake"
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"by foot"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This rack railway allows spectacular of the steep slopes and superb mountainscapes in the north of Catalonia region of Spain. The train travels from Ribes de Freser to the tranquil shrine and ski resort at Nuria, with its lake with boats, chapels, and horse riding....More

Thank malholme
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

We had been on The Little Yellow Train, the Red Train and now the 'Blue Train' this was the best of all. Stunning views all the way up and at the top an excellent Visitor Centre showing s 'wonderful film' of the area through all...More

Thank 718SH
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights, which is longer than most but not too long at all. The weather varied from blue sky to rain but we walked 10-14kms each day on tracks that followed rivers, to high trails with stunning views. There is a lake you...More

Thank Les_Landau
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Unless you want a very long and steep hike, the only way to reach this attraction is to use the rack-railway which is, in itself, a fascinating experience. At the summit is a complex with shops restaurants etc, but also lots of gorgeous snow. When...More

Thank mjc404
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Beautiful, quiet, serene place. Mountains were covered with snow and you can see majestic views especially from the train ride up to the mountain. The resort is pretty crowded as expected for a ski resort, but too bad it rained that day, otherwise the frozen...More

Thank Marina T
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We did this on the spur of the minute - grandparents, parents and two boys (5&6). It was school holidays and the place was very busy. We don’t ski but the boys loved the snow and preferred leaving the sledge and sliding down the slopes...More

Thank Stephen H
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I'm so glad that finally i could visit this Valley. Had pay 28euros for the train (cremallera) ticket to enjoy the snow view! Super worth it! Nice to visit with family and kids in every season i guess.. either winter or summer!!

Thank Jessica P
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Took the rack train from Ribes de Freser - a great experience - the valley between cliffs has quite amazing views! We hiked Noufonts trail, found horses, chamois, cows, and even a marmot. Hiked to make a loop to the top of the Alberg ski...More

Thank Nancy J
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Most people come up here for the chance if some spectacular Pyrenees walking. I enjoyed some gentle strolls and watching the birds of prey gliding on the thermals in the peak just by the visitor centre. I enjoyed exploring the religious aspects of this pilgrimage...More

Thank Caledonianne
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We did a day trip to the valley - from Ribes by cog railway (there is no road and no auto access). The weather was clear and it was a great afternoon. You can walk throughout the ski area...and if you 'd like to extend...More

Thank Richard R
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Maria M
4 June 2018|
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Response from Les_Landau | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do that. The trails are all fairly short just 1 to 4 hours max, though you could combine some. We got the train from Queralbs as we had a car. There is a hike from Murcia down to Queralbs about 8kms and you can... More
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connectbreath
16 May 2018|
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Response from Nancy J | Reviewed this property |
We too were train-only, no car. On the advice of the Tourist Information lady on La Rambla, we took the train from Barcelona to Ribes de Freser (the Freser River runs thru town) and stayed at the lovely Els Cacadores on the... More
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silviejun
16 August 2017|
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Response from SantiMB | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in my reply, but I've been on vacation. Even if it does not help, I hope it will be for future travelers. Yes it is possible to dedicate a day to visit Núria from Barcelona. There is a railway line, the... More
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