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Total Ski Slopes
101
Snow Build-up
0 - 0 cm.

Formigal is located in the Tena Valley, with splendid sorroundings and it is located in the North of the province of Huesca. But if anything characterises this beautiful resort in the Aragonese Pyrenees, is the environment. Furthermore, its great atmosphere, both on the slopes and après-ski. In Spain, it is considered one of the leading and youthful resorts thanks to the wide amount of activities offered.

 

Formigal

 

The Formigal ski resort has 137 skiable kilometres and is divided into four different areas: one is dedicated to beginners (Sextas), another sector where the slopes are for experts (Izas/Sarrios), the best sector for families is Anayet which has access to the most fun parts of the resort (Portalet). More than 70% of the nearly hundred tracks of the resort are red or black (71 of 97), although those who are don't feel ready to go down these kind of slopes can have as much adrenaline and fun by descending the 7 green slopes and 19 blue slopes available. So, Formigal can be a white paradise for both beginners and experts. 

 

Services

 

The resort offers ski hire. In any of their stores you can hire or buy poles, skis, snowboards, boots and skiing clothes. In addition, if you or any of your companions want to learn how to ski, you can book ski or snowboard lessons that are offered by the school that has more than 40 years of experience. It has a wide range of professionals qualified by the Spanish Ski School Committee and the Spanish Winter Sports Federation. The minimum age to be able to take lessons is 4 years old.

 

As already mentioned, Formigal is for everyone, and if you are a mom or a dad, the resort has three nurseries. Inside them, you can leave children where they will be taken care of while you enjoy skiing.

 

Activities

 

Formigal has a wide variety of bars and restaurants that offer exquisite cuisine at your disposal. But, let's face it, if you're one of those skiers that loves partying, Formigal could be your resort. Ski fans do not usually go out, because on the next day they have to be in perfect conditions to be able to ski and some skiers are not willing to miss the best snow conditions during the first morning hours. However, Formigal offers a great option: Marchica (located in the Sextas sector), which opens from 3 pm to 9 pm and offers live music, drink and food.

 

At the Formigal urbanisation and at the same resort, visitors will be able to find many restaurants where they can relax and enjoy a nice meal.

 

How to get to Formigal?

 

Formigal is 493 kilometres from Madrid, 370 kilometres from Barcelona and 165 kilometres from Pamplona. Driving there is quite simple, and you can get there by bus or car. To get to Formigal by road from Huesca, follow the A-23 motorway to the E-7 and then continue up the N-330, passing Sabiñánigo. Then take the N-260 to Biescas and pass through the A-136 to Formigal.

 

If you come from further away and intend to arrive by plane, the nearest airport is in France, Pau, just 66 kilometres from Formigal. In Spain, the nearest airports are Huesca (102 kilometres), Pamplona airport (160 km) and Zaragoza airport (165 km). From there you can continue by road to the resort.

 

If you want to forget the car and prefer getting the train, the nearest train station is in Sabiñanigo, 35 kilometres from Formigal. There you can get on a bus that connects with the resort. The Aramón Group, the company that manages the resort also provides a bus service called the White Bus, connecting some cities of northern Spain with Formigal.

  • Skiable Area 137 kilometres
  • Slopes: 97

Green Slopes 7
Blue Slopes 19
Red Slopes 33
Black Slope 38

  • Routes 4
  • Snowpark 2
  • Boarder-cross/Ski-cross 3
  • Moguls Slope 1
  • Skidoo Circuit 1
  • Snow-bike 1
  • Sleigh-Dog Circuit 1
  • Lit ski slope 1
  • Competition Slopes 2

 

 

  • Lifts: 21
  • 8-Place Chairlifts: 1 detachable
  • 6-Place Chairlifts: 4 detachable
  • 4-Place Chairlifts: 5 (1 detachable)
  • 2-Place Chairlift: 1
  • Drag/Button Lifts: 5
  • Travelator: 5
  • Skiers per Hour: 35.920
  • Snow Canons: 440
  • Artificial Sbow Cover 34 kilometres
  • Highest Point: 2,250 metres
  • Lowest Point: 1,510 metres
  • Nursery
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Self-service
  • Ski schools: 1
  • Intructors: 90

 

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Customer reviews on  Formigal

Score
7.8

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Ski Slopes
8.6 / 10
Restaurants and Cafes
7.6 / 10
Ski Resort's Chairlifts
8.2 / 10
Snowpark
7.4 / 10
Wi-Fi signal
6.1 / 10
Skiing with children
8.1 / 10
Snow conditions
7.3 / 10
Last snow:   30-03-2020
Cm. Last snow:   14 cm
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Asier Jorge

from León
Score
7.8
Skied on March 09 2020
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The slopes and the parking lots being free

Agustin Mendiburu

from Guipúzcoa
Score
9.6
Skied on March 08 2020
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Everything in general
Impossible

Juan Carlos

NS/NC
Score
8.7
Skied on March 08 2020
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Everything in general
The escort that we carry

Pablo

from Madrid
Score
6.2
Skied on March 06 2020
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They opened on Saturday, when it was impossible to ski

Javier

NS/NC
Score
5.9
Skied on March 06 2020
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The station is great
It is outrageous that they opened the station on Saturday, March 7 in these conditions. There was such a blizzard that it was impossible to ski. My 7-year-old children were blown directly. We couldn't even go down. We had to get off the chair lift. The explanation I find is not to return the amount of the pass. Even the workers of the ski lifts were outraged at the Station Director
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Fernando

of NS/NC
Score
10
Travelled in February 2020

RocÍo

of NS/NC
Score
8.7
Travelled in February 2020

Anónimo

of NS/NC
Score
8.1
Travelled in March 2020

Marta

of NS/NC
Score
5.1
Travelled in March 2020

Xavier

from Baleares
Score
8
Skied on March 05 2020
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It has various valleys to scatter people
We were in a very bad weekend (with snow and blizzard), and they only opened 3 chairlifts

Marcos

from Madrid
Score
5.3
Skied on March 01 2020
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Let bad weather and close all the tracks and do not return the flrfait money

Carlos Del Olmo

NS/NC
Score
9.4
Skied on February 29 2020
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Availability to park even if you climb late, many blue tracks, free bus that takes you
A little expensive food for what it is (a sandwich)

Alessandro

NS/NC
Score
8.1
Skied on February 28 2020
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The station is very well the truth, a pity that was not full.

Angel

NS/NC
Score
7.1
Skied on February 27 2020
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Muu grande
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Miriam

of NS/NC
Score
8.7
Travelled in March 2020

Ramón

of Madrid
Score
7.2
Travelled in March 2020

Juan

of NS/NC
Score
8.9
Travelled in March 2020

Rui

of NS/NC
Score
7.7
Travelled in March 2020

Elena

NS/NC
Score
7.8
Skied on February 27 2020
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Funny crack

Luis

NS/NC
Score
8
Skied on February 25 2020
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The work of the staff to keep the tracks well
That people after getting off the ski lift are taking pictures and talking. Without leaving barely room for those who come behind, and there is no room to access the tracks.

Jesus

NS/NC
Score
4.6
Skied on February 24 2020
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We went in February and it was bare there were open tracks with very little snow, in any season they would have closed it, and the signaling of the tracks is very bad and unclear, in addition the map of tracks is very badly elaborated is not accurate and missing a lot of information on the slopes just down from the ski lifts

M. Rosario

NS/NC
Score
6
Skied on February 22 2020
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There were many tracks with a lot of snow without stepping on

Marta

from Madrid
Score
6.4
Skied on February 22 2020
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The apreski is very well organized, spacious, comfortable, careful.
The snow was pretty bad, but the ski pass did not fall in price. What was a disaster was the organization of girls ski groups. No one explained anything, an hour late, everyone in the sun, children crying, the staff knew nothing and nobody appeared there to give explanations.
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Marcos

of Burgos
Score
8.7
Travelled in March 2020

Jose Manuel

of NS/NC
Score
8.6
Travelled in March 2020

Alonso

of NS/NC
Score
6.9
Travelled in March 2020

Adrián

of NS/NC
Score
8
Travelled in March 2020

Endika

NS/NC
Score
9
Skied on February 21 2020
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Very good as always despite the little snow fall and the heat it has made
Some ski lift a bit slow

Myrian

NS/NC
Score
9.4
Skied on February 21 2020
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For the time that there was and the snow that had been healed a lot. Except for some tracks, the snow could last until the last minute.
Everything has been correct

Fernando

NS/NC
Score
6.9
Skied on February 20 2020
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For me, the best ski resort in Spain. The bad thing is that you always have to drive. There are no accommodations at the foot of the track.
That does not have "first line" :) that is, that there is no possibility of dropping from the accommodation to start skiing is a shame.

Juan Francisco

NS/NC
Score
5.3
Skied on February 17 2020
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INSUFFICIENT RESTORATION SERVICES, INSUFFICIENT GASTRONOMIC OFFER

Alberto

from Vizcaya
Score
8
Skied on February 17 2020
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Rental shop in Sextas ..... Incredibly slow.
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Miguel

of NS/NC
Score
7.4
Travelled in March 2020

Oscar

of Madrid
Score
8.2
Travelled in March 2020

Patricia

of NS/NC
Score
9.4
Travelled in March 2020

Ana

of Asturias
Score
8.5
Travelled in March 2020

Cesar

from Madrid
Score
7.9
Skied on February 17 2020
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Wide and well designed tracks.
There are many hangers to access high levels, and this is a nuisance for those who do Snow

Fer

from Asturias
Score
6.3
Skied on February 16 2020
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The location of the station !!
The food and catering at the station in general fatal !! Expensive no, at the price of Michelin star, and of the quality or talk, not even dogs eat it!

Saleri

NS/NC
Score
7.4
Skied on February 16 2020
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Bus transportation from the Formigal nucleus to the slopes
The black slopes computed as a skiable surface, but there was no footprint and they were quite impracticable (hard / ice) due to the lack of snow in the last month

Jorge

NS/NC
Score
6.8
Skied on February 14 2020
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It is the station that I like the most because of the amount of skiable km.
The snow from a certain time in some areas was very watery and that complicated my descents

Manuel

NS/NC
Score
7.3
Skied on February 14 2020
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Charging Anayet parking is not right. It makes me think about changing the season.
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No Reply

of Madrid
Score
9.4
Travelled in March 2020

Aitor

of NS/NC
Score
6.7
Travelled in March 2020

Iván

of NS/NC
Score
8
Travelled in March 2020

Marina

of NS/NC
Score
6.7
Travelled in March 2020

Maria

NS/NC
Score
9.1
Skied on February 14 2020
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Lolea bar is the most

NS/NC
Score
5
Skied on February 14 2020
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The size of the station is fine.
The overcrowding in the ski lifts, the quality of the snow and the lack of staff in some ski lift or class

Gregorio Miguel

from Barcelona
Score
2.4
Skied on February 14 2020
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Better not to comment
They are not ashamed ..... If there is no snow even February it is better not to open

Gonzalo

from Madrid
Score
7.2
Skied on February 14 2020
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A skier slipped on the tail of a hanger, pushed me to point out that he was skipping the tail and the Aramón manager on the hanger, after explaining what had happened, neither drove him out of the tail nor did he draw attention to the skier . It happened on Tuesday, February 18 on the bark hanger; about 10-11AM

Luis Miguel

NS/NC
Score
6
Skied on February 14 2020
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Too bad you have to wait 1 hour in queue if you go to the car to change
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David

of NS/NC
Score
7.7
Travelled in March 2020

Mireia

of NS/NC
Score
10
Travelled in February 2020

Silvia

of NS/NC
Score
8.7
Travelled in March 2020

Cristina

of NS/NC
Score
9.5
Travelled in March 2020

Ignacio

from Baleares
Score
9.3
Skied on February 14 2020
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The best après ski on the peninsula WITHOUT DOUBT

Javier

NS/NC
Score
7.3
Skied on February 13 2020
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Better machine work on the track, especially in the blue like "Rio", lime is the only step and had many bathtubs, which made it especially difficult for beginners.

David

from Madrid
Score
10
Skied on February 12 2020
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The best station in Spain next to Cerler
The expensive price of the restaurants at the station.

Ricardo

from Madrid
Score
6.9
Skied on February 11 2020
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The huge station and the after ski atmosphere
Snow without stepping on some tracks

Garikoitz

NS/NC
Score
9
Skied on February 08 2020
Beginner 
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The ski lift workers are attentive, professional and help you with whatever you need.
Bad management and education by some workers when renting the material.
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Antonio

of NS/NC
Score
7.8
Travelled in March 2020

Eva

of Madrid
Score
8
Travelled in March 2020

Mirari

of Guipúzcoa
Score
9.6
Travelled in January 2019

Alex

of NS/NC
Score
10
Travelled in February 2020

Ricard

from Barcelona
Score
9.5
Skied on February 08 2020
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Many tracks, all levels

JL

NS/NC
Score
7.2
Skied on February 08 2020
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Easy access, qualified personnel, snow in the best conditions given the weather
Excessive restoration prices on tracks, excess in the concept of marchica

N

from Madrid
Score
2.9
Skied on February 07 2020
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They should limit the capacity

Arturo

from Madrid
Score
6.3
Skied on February 07 2020
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Access to the best slopes is given by climbing two teleskis with endless queues, they would drink updating them and adding ski lifts capable of admitting the flow of skiers they need

Jordi

from Tarragona
Score
6.1
Skied on February 07 2020
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Very attentive staff
Black tracks without stepping on. They could step on some. There was crosta snow and the maximum you could get down were red, nobody got black. Telearrastres with horrific tails. Chairlifts endurable tails.
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Bruno

of NS/NC
Score
7.2
Travelled in March 2020

Saul

of Valencia
Score
7.9
Travelled in February 2020

Carmen

of Asturias
Score
6.9
Travelled in March 2020

Daniel

of Valladolid
Score
9.3
Travelled in March 2020

Lorena

from A Coruña
Score
9.4
Skied on February 06 2020
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Amazing tracks
The agglomeration of people on Saturdays and Sundays, very long lines on the ski lifts

Vicente

from Madrid
Score
9.7
Skied on February 05 2020
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Many km. And tracks in good condition

Eva

NS/NC
Score
9.4
Skied on February 05 2020
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I think it's an EXCELLENT station

Ángel

NS/NC
Score
8.9
Skied on February 03 2020
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Few people during the week
Expensive restoration prices

Alberto

from Madrid
Score
8.3
Skied on February 03 2020
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4 parking areas for the different valleys that facilitate access, its 8-person chairlift is the most incredible of the stations in this country
They want to get a few euros by paying the nearest parking areas. Too many hangers to climb to higher areas
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Gema

of NS/NC
Score
8
Travelled in March 2020

Romina

of NS/NC
Score
7.4
Travelled in February 2020

Jose Luis

of NS/NC
Score
8.7
Travelled in February 2020

Cesar

of NS/NC
Score
8.9
Travelled in February 2020

Fco Javier

NS/NC
Score
8.2
Skied on February 03 2020
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The prices in coffee shops and bars are exorbitantly high. I just hope that at least it affects the workers and they have good salaries

Ese

NS/NC
Score
8.6
Skied on February 02 2020
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The information system is excellent and care is noted
Black is out marked beacons and without any care

David

from Madrid
Score
7.6
Skied on February 02 2020
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Very careful station.

Goierri

NS/NC
Score
5.6
Skied on February 01 2020
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Too much jente

Miguel Ángel

from Guadalajara
Score
1
Skied on January 31 2020
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Classist to put a paid parking. In the ski lifts a lot of people you do not organize. Very poor snow quality, at 11 you can no longer ski
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Inmaculada

of NS/NC
Score
10
Travelled in February 2020

Alba

of NS/NC
Score
9.1
Travelled in February 2020

Julio

of NS/NC
Score
7.4
Travelled in February 2020

Andreas

of Baleares
Score
7.7
Travelled in February 2020
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