Skiing in Madrid Snow Zone, in Autumn too
Skiing in Madrid Snow Zone
It is now possible to ski in Madrid all year round. This could also be the ideal option for an unforgettable day of guaranteed leisure and enjoyment for the whole family. Madrid's Snow Park, Madrid Snow Zone, is the largest indoor track in Europe, and the only one in the world that actually includes trees and rocks that reproduce an authentic mountain environment.
Madrid Snow Zone, the only indoor ski resort of Spain, has transformed the small town of Arroyomolinos, located only 23 km away from Madrid, into an attractive leisure centre and obligatory destination for ski lovers. Its modern facilities and ample offer of activities and services allow both children and grown-ups to enjoy the snow without having to go out to the mountains, taste a variety of gastronomic offers and carry out the a wide range of purchases.
The visit to Madrid Snow Zone is also an unsurpassed opportunity to get closer to Madrid, to get to know the wide range and interesting cultural offers, walk around its galleries and museums, admire its monuments and enjoy the charm and hospitality of its streets and its people, who have transformed the capital of Spain into one of the main tourist centres in the world.
The ski resort is located in the biggest shopping mall and leisure time centre in Europe, safe from the inclemency of the weather and with a constant temperature of two degrees below zero. There, skiers have three tracks available to them for the practice of their sport: one for experts, 250 meter long, another one that is less sloppy for beginners of skiing, and a third one for sliding down on snowboards and to practice jumps and acrobatics.
El parque de nieve está ubicado en un importante centro comercial y de ocio, a salvo de las inclemencias meteorológicas, y con temperatura constante de dos grados bajo cero. Allí, los esquiadores disponen de tres pistas para disfrutar de su deporte: una de 250 metros para expertos, otra de poca pendiente para quiénes se ponen los esquíes por primera vez, y una tercera para bajar con la tabla (snowboard) y practicar saltos y acrobacias.
The precinct also has a tubing attraction, that allows sliding on circular floats on a snow toboggan, while the little ones have their own children's park, where they can play and are taken care of while the rest of the family is skiing.
The resort, the only one indoors in Spain, is perfectly equipped with four-seat chair lifts, conveyors for beginners and for ski lift. It also has a material renting service, and a snowboarding and skiing school with teachers that hold certificates from the Spanish Ski Schools.
Shopping and restaurants
There is a cafeteria at the bottom of the track where you can take something to replenish yourself, without having to take your boots off. But if you would rather taste any other type of food, you have a restaurant with large windows that allows clients to see what is happening on the tracks. The restaurant becomes a bar and the Snow Park becomes the perfect place for dancing and enjoying the night skiing to the rhythm of the music. There is another restaurant, prepared for more special lunches or dinners, with a more intimate atmosphere where one can relax with the heat of welcoming fireplaces.
As a Complement to the enjoyment of skiing and without any need to take the car or get out of the precinct, you can see the most recent film releases, buy clothes, shoes, toys or food, play skittles or do kart racing. In conclusion, a day in Madrid Snow Zone offers the most diverse alternatives to enjoy the whole day.