Madrid, December 2015 — The sun is shining. The snow is melting. The mountains are bare. But you’re in the mood for skiing. And lots. What can one do? … Well, search for a solution. And that’s what we have done, offer you the solution.

The Madrid-born Blanca Fernández Ochoa, bronze medal at Alpine slalom skiing at the Albertville Olympic Games in ‘92, gives us 5 tips to ski, for zigzagging the entire year at SnowZone, the indoor ski slope in Madrid Xanadú, unique in Spain, and one of the largest in the world.

One, Ideal for beginners. Both adults and children. The temperature, the slopes, the services… it’s all planned so that your first time on your skis will be a great memory.

Two, And for the advanced skiers, it’s a great way to get back in touch with the snow. Warming up muscles, trying out skis, showing off your style.

Three, For those of you who don’t ski, you also have some entertainment options. Let’s say it’s a great family plan. Sitting at the café, having a hot chocolate while you watch your family going down and then back up the slopes.

Four, Next to the center of Madrid. At only 23 kilometres, in 15 minutes you can be there. It’s unique in Spain, and one of the best in the world.

Five, You can ski year-round all the time you want, as the pass is per hour. You can go there, ski for one hour and go back home. Also, you can go as you are, as they rent out all the material.

Snowzone address: Arroyomolinos, south-west of Madrid – Highway to Extremadura (A-5) exits 22 and 25.
Price: 22 € per hour; 36 € per day.

Reputation: It has great ratings in various newspaper articles we’ve read. They opened the longest indoor slide in the world (200 meters).

Hotel tip near Snowzone: Hotel Ciudad de Mostoles.
Restaurant tip near Snowzone: El lagar de Arroyomolinos.

By Travel 361º Immfly Team.
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