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On the outskirts of Madrid there are some perfect places to go to the slopes and enjoy a weekend of skiing.

But which one is the right one? In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the best ski resorts near Madrid, as well as what you can expect from each. Whether you are looking for a deep dust experience or a more relaxed skiing holiday.

The Pinilla

La Pinilla offers some of the most challenging and varied terrain. Whether you want to enjoy a leisurely stroll or test your skills on a more demanding slope, Pinilla has something for everyone.

La Pinilla is located in the Sierra de Ayllón massif, municipality of Cerezo de Arriba (Segovia). Its proximity to Madrid makes it a magnificent alternative for skiers of the Central System.

It offers several services cafes, restaurants, bars, breweries, also ski and snowboard rental, first aid clinic, doctor weekends, customer service office, snow garden and shops.

And other activities such as picaderos and horseback riding routes through the Riaza Valley, flying without motor in Santo Tomé del Puerto and Corral de Ayllón, sailing in the Maderuelo Pantano, canoes in Las Hoces del Duratón, Grajera golf course, kart circuit and 4×4 driving school.

A welcoming, fun and without problems of crowding that offers the visitor the possibility to enjoy, five minutes from the Station, all the charms of a Sierra to discover.


Navacerrada is one of the most popular ski resorts and close to Madrid (60 km), and for good reason.

Not only does it have first-class slopes for skiing and snowboarding, but its convenient location and wide range of prices make it an excellent choice for everyone, from beginners to experienced skiers.

It offers introductory classes, ski and snowboard rental and access to the ski lifts, ensuring a fun and safe day on the slopes.

It is divided into two distinct areas: the upper area, with medium-high slopes, and the lower area, with medium- and beginners slopes, very protected as it runs between pine forests.

It offers the possibility of alternative tourism due to the proximity of places of high interest: La Granja, Segovia, El Escorial, Rascafría, Fuenfría, etc. The Port of Navacerrada is located between 1,850 and 2,262 m. altitude, belongs to the municipality of Cercedilla, and is only 8 km. from its city center.

Sierra de Béjar-La Covatilla

This ski resort is located in the Spanish province of Salamanca and offers slopes for all levels, from beginners to experts. With a variety of terrains, including steep falls and open meadows, there is something for everyone. It also offers a variety of activities, from lessons and clinics to snow parks and even a zip line. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier, the Sierra de Béjar-La Covatilla is the ideal place if you are looking for a great skiing experience near Madrid.

Due to the specific factors of its location, orientation and weather conditions, the snow retains very good characteristics for the practice of skiing. Another factor to take into account is its geographical location, two hours from Madrid by road and just over 100 kilometres from Portugal.


Valdesqui is a large ski resort located a short distance, in Rascafría, from Madrid.

It is well known for its spectacular views of the Sierra de Guadarrama, as well as for its wide selection of ski slopes suitable for all levels of skiers. With over 10 lifts catering for everyone from beginners to experts, it is the perfect place to hit the slopes and enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery the region has to offer.

In addition, the resort has a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars, providing a great opportunity to warm up and enjoy a delicious meal after a day of skiing.

The motto of the resort is “natural snow”, although the length of its slopes compensates when the snow is in good condition. Its slopes are oriented to a family and learning skiing, although its more than 20 kilometers of slopes marked, marked and carefully prepared by modern machines, will delight the most demanding skier.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier, you will find something for everyone near Madrid

Then why not plan your next skiing trip and make Vitium Urban Suite in Madrid your destination?

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