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A night on the summit

  • Pic d Midi - Grand Tourmalet
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Ski weekend and night at the summit of the Pic du Midi

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A visit to the Pic du Midi is a magical moment, one feels closer to the heavens than the earth. From the summit the view is just breathtaking, snowy summits as far as the eye can see and an incredible panorama. Sleep soundly with your head in the stars. Back on the ski slopes it will all seem unreal!

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From 288 € /person Based on 2 persons

  • 1 night at the Pic du Midi, half-board. Access by cable-car, evening dinner with local produce, star watching with a trained astronomer from the viewing terraces, visit to the star museum ; breakfast and sunrise from the summit - 2 day ski pass for the Grand Tourmalet resort

Contact Julie
to book this holiday package or receive informations

By mail By phone 33 (0)5 62 56 70 00

The strengths

  • The best panorama of the range is from the Pic du Midi
  • Sunset and sunrise from the summit
  • A delicious dinner tasting local produce
  • A fascinating evening with an astronomer
  • A night under the stars

A night with your head amongst the stars! Set off by cable-car for this fantastic adventure at 2877 meters of altitude, your destination is the Pic du Midi with its working observatory. Your evening will be exceptional- a delicious dinner of local produce then star observation accompanied by an astronomer, before your night at the summit. As you fall asleep you might not know that the best is yet to come, a magnificent sunrise reveals a panorama which will leave you speechless, what a great ending to your adventure.

Day 1

Day 2

Complementary information

We recommend that you bring warm clothing so you will be comfortable on the viewing terraces whilst you admire the view and the stars.
The height gain on the cable-car is 1077 m and the trip takes just 15 minutes.

Your accommodation at 2877 meters

Very unusual accommodation at the summit of the Pic du Midi, the old rooms of the researchers have been renovated to offer a high standard of comfort. They are equipped with a double or single bed, and a toilet, there are communal showers and toilets too. Sheets, towels and bed linen is provided.

The Grand Tourmalet, your ski resort

The Grand Tourmalet ski resort has the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees.
On the Bareges side the ambience is of a typical Pyrenean village, on the La Mongie side you will find all the services of a 'foot of the slopes' resort in a high mountain setting. The Pic du Midi with its spectacular freeride descent forms part of the ski area. The Grand Tourmalet guarantees a grand skiing experience.

68 ski runs (100 km) Green: 16, Blue: 24, Red: 21, and Black: 7
The off-piste descent of the Pic du Midi (1700 m of descent)

  • From 288 € /person -
  • Based on 2 persons

The price includes

1 night at the summit of the Pic du Midi in a double room, half-board - 2 day ski pass for Grand Tourmalet - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Cancellation insurance - Personal expenses.

Validity

Winter 2016/2017

Ski the Grand Tourmalet

This ski resort has something for everyone ; a huge variety of scenery, wide sunny runs, forest runs, panoramic runs, snow park, exceptional freeride and freestyle possibilities, including the sensational descent of the Pic du Midi...