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Vall de Nuria, Queralbs
(4.2/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Vall de Nuria, a valley opening south out of the Pyrenees, earns its name from the legend of St. Giles, who lived here around 700 CE. When a Roman persecution against Christians forced him out of his hermitage, he hid a painting of the Virgin Mary in a cave. After being found by a pilgrim in the 11th century, it became a symbol of fertility for the valley's shepherds. You can reach the valley via scenic rail from the south--take the train through a deep gorge up into the mountains, and then catch the gondola if you'd like to go even higher. In summer, hike through the verdant evergreen forests and grassy meadows, past a placid lake. In winter, enjoy skiing on 10 runs of varying levels. The ski area is served by multiple lifts and the gondola that runs year-round. The valley is about two hours outside of Barcelona by train. Use our Queralbs trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Vall de Nuria and other attractions in Queralbs.
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  • The place is impressive as well as snowy weather accompanied and made a radiant Sun. The facilities are fantastic there fun for all type of ages. The Cafe serves a catering justito but is it of less since what really counts is the landscape. The zipper makes the delights of them more small but for a family numerous as us to my understand is a little expensive. Still I recommend do the breakaway because go forth last tunnel you'll find paradise in the middle of the Valley.
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  • Overall the experience has been positive, the hotel has met expectations, insofar as it has facilities and above all the family room that we had asked (which were two separated by a door). We are but dissatisfied by the care received at reception since they are not very attentive so that information is, in summary do not report anything, and more if it is a family that is hosted for the first time. And we ask the book's claims by treatment in the hotel's restaurant, since we arrived for breakfast at 9.50 a family of 5, the firm closed at 10, and point began to remove it all, I had to ask until they opened the coffee machine! Never we had past this at any law firm!
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  • Nuria is a magical place; beautiful. Those who come from city value these areas of nature and clean air. The zipper ride is fantastic (to positively value cleanliness, punctuality and good service of the zipper). Get to Nuria and see the Lake, the Esplanade and the Sanctuary are excited. We need to make the journey on foot, although it's down. Recommended and essential to take a break in the beautiful village of Qeralbs, and so itself, visit the free museum train zipper, next to the station in Ribes de Freser. We will return.
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  • I don't give 5 stars only because of the poor WiFi and the rooms a little noisy. But for an hotel at 2000meters unreachable by car these are details. The place is amazing. One of the hearts of catalana culture, surrounded by mountains, hiking paths, ski attractions, horses lakes boats.... All in a very relaxed and totally CAR FREE environment. Food is good and abundant, especially if you book half pension. It's a natural paradise. And a must. 😀
  • The hotel landscape is brilliant, It can't have better sights. It's also really clean. The service of the restaurant is acceptable, but the food it's delicious. A little bit expensive. I recommend It for climbing the nearby mountains!
  • Habia mucha gente y poco personal para atenderles.
  • Nice place, wonderful venue
  • Simple and calm hotel. Breakfast are simple and enough to start the day. Less than 10mins away from the train station.