Superb Skiing And More: The Lleida Pyrenees In Numbers

Excellent snow quality, state-of-the-art facilities… what else makes the Lleida Pyrenees one of the country’s most popular ski resort areas?

From the highest resort in the Pyrenees to Catalonia’s largest natural park, below is an overview of what makes the Lleida Pyrenees one of Europe’s top winter destinations:

  • 500 The total length in kilometres of skiable slopes that you can find at the Lleida Pyrenees
  • 11 The number of world-class resorts, catering to fans of both cross country and alpine skiing
  • 110,584 The maximum number of skiers that the 78 ski lifts have the capacity to transport per hour
  • 2,751 The height in metres of Boí Taüll, the highest resort in the Pyrenees
  • 2,273 The surface in hectares of Baqueira Beret, the ski resort with the largest skiable area in Spain
  • 40 The number of years that Marxa Beret, the country’s most famous cross-country skiing race, that has been taking place at the Lleida Pyrenees
  • 2016 The year that the FIS Snowboard Cross World Cup first took place at the Lleida Pyrenees
  • 122 The number of local companies offering winter and snow-themed activities
  • 26,000 The approximate number of overnight visitors that the Lleida Pyrenees has the capacity to host
  • The number of resorts that are officially recognised by the Catalan Tourism Board as Family Holiday Destinations
  • 172,600 The total surface in acres of Alt Pirineu Natural Park, the largest natural park in Catalonia
  • The one and only National Park in Catalonia, Aigestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici
  • The number of Catalan Romanesque Churches that are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List
  • 29 The lead-in fare in Pound Sterling (£) of a one-way ticket for Jet2’s new service from London Stansted to Lleida

Located between Andorra and the French border, the region is easily accessible from the UK, with direct flights to the airports of Lleida and Barcelona. 

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