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Winter sports in Barcelona

Written by Thompson Crowley

During the summer months, Barcelona offers visitors and residents so much to do that is actually difficult to make a choice. And if you are wondering what the winter is like in Barcelona, you will be pleasantly surprised to discover that the city remains very active.

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Sports have always been very popular in the city. The quality of life in Barcelona is very high, as is the quality of the weather, which make it easy for people to stay in shape. There is a multitude of spots which can be practiced throughout the year but, during the winter months, the most popular ones are ice skating, skiing, and snowboarding.

You might be thinking to yourself “It doesn’t snow much in Barcelona, how can these activities take place?” Well, there are a few indoor venues, as well as the Pyrenees mountain range, which isn’t too far away. So, there’s plenty of places to choose from.

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Ice Skating rink – FC Barcelona

The ice skating rink at FC Barcelona is mainly used for amateur ice hockey and figure skating, but when it isn’t being used for those activities it becomes available to the public. They offer ice skating classes and also provide a birthday party service. Check the schedule to see when it’s available. Prices start at 8.70.

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Skating club

Skating club is a venue solely dedicated to private and public ice skating sessions. They have a large rink situated in Eixample, which is very well equipped. They also offer coaching sessions and cater for birthday parties/special occasions. Prices start at 12€, and they are open daily from 10:30 AM until 2PM, and 4:30PM to 8:30PM.

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Barcelona Ski tours

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If you’d like to take to the mountains and test out your skills in the great outdoors, then Barcelona ski tours can give you such an experience. They offer a variety of day trips for experienced skiers from the city to different locations in the Pyrenees. They’ll pick you up at your hotel, and drop you off again in the evening. They provide a rental service for all equipment and offer advice on the best resorts in the area.

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Winter sports in Barcelona
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Thompson Crowley

Thompson is a musician from the U.K who fell in love with Barcelona. He is constantly discovering new things in the city, which he shares with the readers through his articles.

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