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Vall de Nuria

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Address: Queralbs, Spain
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+34 972 73 20 20
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looks like a scene from "the sound of music"

very preety place, great views, great for hiking. less than two hours from barcelona, so it's a good idea to fill a day if you have. there is mountain train that takes you up (a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Haifa, Israel
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Haifa, Israel
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very preety place, great views, great for hiking. less than two hours from barcelona, so it's a good idea to fill a day if you have. there is mountain train that takes you up (a tram) and when you get there there is cable railway that takes tou even higher if you want. good with kids

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent just over 3 hours at the Sanctuary which, when we visited, was FAR too long (but we couldn't truncate because of the train timetable). The weather was wet and the visibility poor so we couldn't go for much of a walk - and, internally, the buildings have little to offer. We did enjoy a nice lunch in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

I came here on a day trip from Barcelona. You can buy the package at vending machines in Placa de Catalunya - little more than 30 euro, which includes round trip train ticket between Barcelona and Ribes de Freser, and round trip on the rack train between Ribes de Freser and Vall de Nuria. Originally I planned to hike from... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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127 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The only way to get to Vall de Nuria is though the tren cremallera. The fact that no cars are allowed and you climb 2000mts by train makes it a special place. Great place to sled and hike in winter.

Thank cpga81
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this hotel is the fabulous train journey up from Ribes- beautiful! The hotel itself is basic, but clean. Rooms are comfortable and adequate. Service is a little slow but ok. The food lets the hotel down I think as it is buffet for breakfast and dinner and the food is like warm- it would have been... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visited Vall de Nuria in early October for a day of hiking. The weather was a bit grey with a little bit of rain, but it was still a beautiful location, and I would highly recommend it. The trail signage is not very good, and the maps were pretty useless, but we were still able to find our way.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

A great place for a visit. taking the mountain train with the kid was a beautiful ride. there are many hiking trails and also activities for kids. Even just relaxing in front of the beautiful lake and mountains on a sunny day worth the visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It was great,it was my first time skiing,the equipment hire was €20 per person,and skiing was 40pps,the food is great,but seriously,BUY A CUP OF HOT CHOCOLATE-WOW-it was amazing!

Thank Sean D
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. You can visit it on Summer to enjoy the mountains and t'he sanctuary or in winter to skii. Great sights.

Thank Irene L
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

The train ride from Barcelona Sants to Ribes des Freser alone was beautiful and then you arrive at Vall de Nuria and it is even more stunning. There are great hikes with beautiful views and some animals along the way. It is suitable for all ages and worth a visit.

Thank Karen v

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