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A night at the Pic du Midi

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A night amongst the stars

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It is a great privilege to spend a night at the summit, the view over the Pyrenees is simply spellbinding. Visit behind the scenes of a working observatory, have the night skies explained by an astronomer, enjoy a superb dinner with local produce... what an experience! Settle into your comfortable bedroom, with furnishings designed by Starck, for a wonderful night amongst the stars, almost floating above the summits of the Pyrenees!

On the map

From 204 € /person Based on 2 persons sharing

  • 1 night half-board on the top of the Pic du Midi
  • Access by cable car
  • 750 square meters of viewing terraces (panorama, sunset, sunrise, star gazing)
  • Planetarium Show
  • Museum visit and astronomy

The strengths

  • 750 m² of viewing terraces to admire the panorama
  • Bedrooms with Starck furniture and wonderful views
  • A VIP visit to the astronomers' telescopes and dishes
  • A dinner with local produce under the stars

Day 1

Ascent by cable-car from La Mongie. Arrival on the 750 square meters of viewing terraces to admire the 360 degree panorama. Museum visit which tells the story of the pioneers who created the Pic and the many discoveries made here since. Planetarium Performance. Aperitif, dinner with a local flavour, observation of the sunset and stargazing with a professional astronomer who will explain the secrets of the Milky Way. Night spent at the summit.

Day 2

Watch the sunrise, a unique moment with a fabulous panorama. Continental breakfast. Visit the large telescopes of the observatory. Return to La Mongie by cable-car at the end of the morning.

Complementary information

We recommend that you bring warm clothing, sunglasses and sun cream to be able to fully enjoy your time on the viewing terraces.
The chairlift climbs 1077 metres and takes 15 minutes.

- For this break a good physical condition is required as there are numerous staircases to climb, given the altitude it is not recommended for people with cardio-vascular problems.
- Parking in La Mongie is strictly controlled, please respect the signs.
- If the client cancels their visit because of adverse weather conditions they have no right to a refund or the postpone ment to another date.
- The number of places is limited to 27 persons.

Your Bedroom

Comfort and design await at the summit, the gentle woods of the parquet floors and the bed headboard, whilst soft cosy duvets give a natural feel. The elegant and light Starck furniture makes you feel that you are somewhere special, to be sure you just have to look out of the window! A hundred summits seem to dance across the sky, a thick blanket of stars, the experience is magical. At the summit of the Pic du Midi you are the VIP, spoiled in this marvelous setting. You cannot fail to be impressed.

The Pic du Midi cable-car, easy access to the highest summits!

Take the Pic du Midi cable car for a spectacular voyage to the summit at 2877 metres, where 750 m2 of viewing terraces await, marvel at the 360 degree panorama over the whole of the Pyrenees, the plains of the south west and even the Massif Central. The Pic du Midi also houses a famous astronomical observatory, a star museum (the highest museum in Europe) which explains the history of this exceptional site and the exploration of the universe.

  • From 204 € /person -
  • Based on 2 persons sharing

The price includes

1 night half-board at the summit of the Pic du Midi - Visits, Planetarium show and activities - Access by cable car - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Lunches - Drinks - Cancellation insurance.

Validity

All year

A spectacular cable-car ride:

All starts with the cable-car ride, 15 minutes of climbing. Little by little the horizon widens, more and more dramatic peaks appear, the higher you climb the more breathtaking it becomes. The greatest fairground ride ever!

A voyage back in time:

During your visit to the museum be sure to watch the film which tells the story of the brave pioneers who created the Pic, a magnificent tale of human endeavour. Exclusive footage, witness accounts and above all passion...

Did you know?

VIP indeed! Normally the scientific part of the Observatory is inaccessible to the public, only those who spend a night at the summit are allowed access to this parallel universe which exists alongside the public areas, a real VIP treatment...

Finish the day with a splash

Prolong this magical day in the warm perfumed waters of one of the local spa baths. Aquensis in Bagneres de Bigorre or Cieleo in Bareges. Sublime relaxation in their natural soothing waters.