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Winter is coming: First snowfall arrives in Spain

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Winter is coming: First snowfall arrives in Spain
Photo: Pablo Yunyas / Flickr Creative Commons
10:42 CEST+02:00
The summer tan hasn't even started to fade and yet Spain's northern mountains have already received a dusting of snow.

The Pyrenees and Cantabrian mountain ranges in northern Spain received their first snow fall of the season this week as temperatures plummeted.

READ ALSO: Seven reasons why autumn is the very best season in Spain

Parts of the Picos de Europa received 5cm of snow, a record for mid-September.

But despite the snow blanketing the highest peaks, winter sport lovers will have to wait until December for the ski-resorts to open.

Still, it's never too early to plan,

READ: Eight amazing ski resorts in Spain

Photo: AFP

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