World Snow Day
Sports, Family activities
World Snow Day, is held on 21 January, and Barcelona is joining in the celebrations. Barcelona is also snow and mountains! The Pyrenees mountains are just a short distance away.
World Snow Day is promoted by the International Ski Federation (FIS). It is held in 46 countries throughout the world. With a total of 478 activities, its aim is for children and families to enjoy the snow, and to raise awareness on the need to protect and preserve nature.
The following ski resorts and companies of the Catalan Pyrenees offer activities and special discounts on the occasion of this celebration:
Baqueira Beret ski resort. Weekend of 14-15 and 20-21: special ski package (for everyone who has never skied before). Saturday 20. competition (BBB Ski Race Experience) and descent with torches; raffles and competitions on 20 and 21.
Boí Taüll ski resort. On 21 January: free children's ski pass (6 to 15 years), family batucada drums and children's entertainment.
La Molina ski resort. On 21 January: competitions (Cabirol Minifreestyler), snow baptism for those who don't know how to ski, and snow baptism of sports adapted for people with reduced mobility.
Discover Pyrenees. On 20 and 21 January: 20% discount for outings with snow rackets in Cerdanya (families, half-day or full day), plus 20% discount at the Prullans Cerdanya Ecoresort (hotel, bungalow or apartment).
RocRoi. From 15 to 21 January: special rates for outings with snow rackets and igloo buildings, at the Alt Pirineu nature park.