Vivons 100% Sport: Val d’Aran and Baqueira Beret in Bordeaux

Novelties and snow and ski proposals for the saason 2016-2017 in the fair  Vivons 100% Sport (Bordeaux)

Vivons 100% Sport

As a part of the international promotion strategy, from 9 to 13 November the Val d’Aran and Baqueira Beret will present their ski and snow sports proposals for the 2016-2017 season at the fair Vivons 100% Sport, held annually at the Parc des Expositions de Bordeaux. This event, unique in France, is intended to discover all kinds of sports disciplines and practices, with five days of demonstrations, animations and competitions.

The Aranese stand will be located in the Espace 100% neige (Hall 1 – Allée A – 30 travée – Stand 3012), with the main operators of winter tourism in the Pyrenean area. French winter sports fans are invited to meet the different proposals to make their future getaway in the Val d’Aran, an unforgettable experience. They may also know all the snow activities of the Baqueira Beret ski resort and to have information about winter accommodation and equipment.

Nieve en las mejores condiciones este fin de semana en la Val d’Aran

La estación de esquí de Baqueira Beret tiene previsto abrir la práctica totalidad de sus instalaciones este fin de semana, ante una excelentes perspectivas meteorológicas y una nieve en las mejores condiciones.

Las persistentes nevadas que se han producido a lo largo de la semana en la Val d’Aran, han dejado espesores en pistas de entre 90 y 175 cm., por lo que los 34 remontes de la estación están ya en funcionamiento desde hace unos días y el fin de semana estarán abiertas todas las pistas con 150 km disponibles.

Asimismo, tanto el circuito de fondo como el boardercross están abiertos y los equipos técnicos están trabajando en el snowpark con el objetivo de tenerlo abierto para el sábado.

The Val d'Aran, a paradise for winter sports (I)


Winter competitions, five-star menu.

Triatlón CEVA

The year 2016 has begun full of sporting events taking place, week after week on the slopes of Baqueira Beret. For starter, the station has hosted many important competitions in January, including the 2nd Triathlon Ski CEVA and I Trophy AC Hotels – CAEI Masters, first race of the season of the Spain Masters Cup circuit in the Calendar RFEDI.

This competition took place during the celebration of the World Snow Day in the Val d’Aran which has been used there to raise awareness of skiing, with a promotion that has been extended to the entire month.

Also, BBB Ski Race Experience joined last weekend 262 skiers of all ages in the area of ​​Beret, where they conducted a funny boardercross, a giant in Baqueira and a freeride in BBB-1Bonaigua. Participants toured the new station areas, participating in the various tests that made them feel the most pleasant sensations.

And next weekend, we expected a new appointment, this time for younger, holding Montse Corominas Trophy, a race of alpine ski in the U14 category organized by the CEVA in the Beret Stadium.

On the other hand, sport continues attracting high-level skiers into the Valley. The Aran stations have welcomed the snowboard Spanish team which was training in Baqueira, a demonstration of the consolidation of the Val d’Aran as a tourist and sportive premier destination and, in particular, of Baqueira Beret as one of the best ski stations of the world.

The Marxa Beret in February, main course of the season

36-Marxa-BeretWith the snow in perfect condition, there will come the 37th Marxa Beret, the most popular competition which this year takes place on 6 and 7 February. Lleida Provincial Council welcomed on Monday the presentation of the marxa, which this year takes place in conjunction with the European Nordic Ski Championships. It is expected the arrival at the Val d’Aran of between 1,400 and 1,500 athletes from around the world to participate in this exciting race.

On Saturday 6, the tests will take place in 15km, 30 km freestyle. Sunday 7th long distance test will be held in classical style, on a 10km, 21km and 42km circuits.

This test is for the European Championship Ski Marathons, that will win who get the computation of the two fastest times of the two distance events: the 30km (Saturday) and 42km (Sunday).

Keeping forces for dessert

And it still will be a few competitions until the end of the season, including Trofeo Audi – Era Baishada,an Alpine Ski Open race scheduled for February 20 and other tests scheduled for March as the Freeride Val d’Aran (5) or the Fundación Jesus Serra Trophy (12 and 13), on which we will inform promptly.

The World Snow Day in the Val d’Aran



Foto World Snow DayBaqueira Beret ski station will carry out a full program of activities to celebrate the coming weekend the World Snow Day, with the aim of publicizing the various snow sports and encourage the start of practice. In this regard, the official school of the ski station, Era Escola, has scheduled several sessions of alpine ski in the newcomers ski area in Beret and regular skiers with a friend beginner will be rewarded. This promotion will be extended to the following weekends of January 23-24 and the 30-31.

Also on Saturday it will be held 16 the Open Baqueira, a free giant race for both adult and child categories and a competition of snowmen in Beret. In the afternoon there is provided a torchlight parade.

On the other hand, it has also organized a contest on social networks that will reward the most fun weekend images labelled under the hashtag #baqueiraworldsnowday.

I Trofeo Masters CAEI – AC Hotels

Coinciding with the World Snow Day will be held on 16 and 17 in Baqueira the first race of the season of the tour Copa de España de Másters on the calendar of the Real Federación Española de Deportes de Invierno (RFEDI). The Trofeo Masters CAEI – AC Hotels organized by the Club Aranés d’Espòrts d’Iuèrn (CAEI), is intended for skiers over 30 years.

The competition consists of a Giant Slalom on Saturday and Sunday for licensed veterans. It will also take place an Open on Saturday aimed at unlicensed masters. During the event will be set a village area with animations sponsored by AC Hotels.

Opening of the ski season in Val d'Aran



Baqueira-Beret-1The ski resort of Baqueira Beret open its doors on Saturday, as planned, and the opening will be accompanied of the Snowfest celebration, the great feast of Snow in Val d’Aran. At the moment the slopes have almost half a meter of snow after the snowfall of last weekend and is expected over the next few days new rainfall that in the highest levels could place the levels until 1 meter.

Baqueira snow production service is working to secure the connection with Beret and Bonaigua, and later this week the final list of open slopes for the 28th will be known. Station has available all its reservation service and purchase of ski seasonal forfait through their website. Among the new features this year there is the increasing the skiable area to 155 km and the new area of ​​entertainment and dining at the Hotel Montarto in Baqueira 1500 line.

Inaugurated the new office of Val d'Aran - Baqueira Beret in Toulouse

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Yesterday took place the opening of the new Val d’Aran –Baqueira Beret tourist office, located at No. 39 Rue du Pharaon. The conselhera de Torisme de la Val d’Aran, Ana Díaz, and Xavier Ubeira, general manager of the ski resort attended the event where guests could taste a selection of snacks and typical tapas of the Aranese cuisine.

Baqueira Beret has an office in Bordeaux since 2011. With this second, promotion strategy in South and West of France will be covered, with expectations for a northward expansion.

Baqueira Beret y Val d’Aran presentan la temporada de nieve en una gira por España

Baqueira2015La estación de esquí aranesa y Torisme de Val d’Aran participarán conjuntamente en una gira por una veintena de ciudades españolas para presentar las novedades la temporada hibernal 2015-2016, entre las que destacan las nuevas zonas de ocio de la estación.

Durante la gira se llevarán a cabo presentaciones en hoteles singulares de las principales ciudades de la zona de influencia de Baqueira Beret (Levante, centro y norte de España). Los diferentes eventos congregarán a clientes de la estación y medios de comunicación a los que se dará a conocer de primera mano cómo se plantea la temporada para el invierno que está a punto de empezar.

Asimismo, Baqueira Beret montará un stand donde se podrán contratar estancias y forfaits, además de participar en numerosos concursos -presenciales y a través de redes sociales- con importantes premios ofrecidos por Salomon, Torisme Val d’Aran y la propia estación.

Los ganadores de los concursos de cada ciudad y toda la información acerca de los lugares de las presentaciones, se publicarán en la web de Baqueira Beret y en las páginas de Facebook y Twitter de la estación.

Aquí os dejamos el calendario. Nos encontraréis de 18h a 21h en:

26/10 Burgos – NH Collection Palacio de Burgos, Calle de la Merced, 13

27/10 León – Parador Hostal San Marcos, Plaza de San Marcos, 7

28/10 A Coruña – Hesperia Finisterre, Paseo del Parrote, 2-4

29/10 Oviedo – AC Hotel Oviedo Forum by Marriot, Plaza de los Ferroviarios, 1

30/10 Valladolid – Hotel Olid, Plaza San Miguel, 10

31/10 Santander – Gran Hotel Sardinero, Plaza de Italia, 1

3/11 Vitoria – Silken Ciudad de Vitoria, Portal de Castilla, 8

4/11 Bilbao – Hotel Carlton, Plaza Federico Moyúa, 2

5/11 San Sebastián – Hotel María Cristina Luxury Collection, Paseo República Argentina, 4

6/11 Pamplona – Hotel Tres Reyes, Jardines de la Taconera, s/n

7/11 Zaragoza – Hotel Silken Reino de Aragon, Calle Coso, 80

11/11 Palma de Mallorca – Hotel Tryp Bellver, Paseo Maritimo Gabriel Roca,11

12/11 Tarragona – Hotel SB. Ciutat de Tarragona, Plaça de la Imperial Tarraco, 5

13/11 Lleida – Hotel HN Pirineos, Gran Passeig de Ronda, 63

14/11 Girona – Hotel Carlemany, Plaça Miquel Santaló I Pavor, 1

16/11 Alicante – Spa Porta Maris, Plaza Puente de Mar, 3

17/11 Valencia -SH Valencia Palace, Paseo de la Alameda, 32


* Comunicaremos las presentaciones de Madrid y Barcelona próximamente