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Snowshoe walks and night in igloo in the Neouvielle Nature Reserve

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Build your own cosy room for the night… from ice and snow!
Treat yourself to this extraordinary adventure, magnificent mountain scenery, camaraderie between friends, an unforgettable experience… Nature takes on a different meaning when you are living in the middle of it. An escapade into the wilds for memories that will last for ever!

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From 266 € /person Based on 2 persons

  • 2 days/2 nights (1 night B&B in a studio in a tourist residence 3* and 1 night in an igloo full board)
  • 2 day's snowshoe walking with a qualified guide (snowshoes, poles and security material provided) - Level easy to moderate
  • Construction of igloo

Contact Sabine
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • The Neouvielle Nature Reserve, its lakes, ancient pine trees
  • Great advice from your guide for a perfect igloo
  • A unique experience, a night in an igloo

Day 1

Arrival and installation in your residence.

Day 2

Meet up with your guide at Lourdes station, 9 am.
A gentle walk along a beautiful valley and through the pine forests to the ‘Pyrenean ice pack’. Construction of your igloo and preparations for the night.

Day 3

Snowshoe walk through the fabulous countryside of the Neouvielle Nature Reserve, beneath towering granite cliffs, at this altitude the lakes are frozen.
Return to Lourdes station at approximately 6 pm.

Complementary information

The itineraries may be modified due to climatic conditions or for the level of those participating.
Level of walking: easy to moderate
Particular difficulties: none
Nature of the terrain: mountain valleys
General altitude of the walks: between 1450 and 2500 metres
Average height gain: 500 metres
Most height gain: 700 metres
Average length of walks: 4 ½ hours


Meeting point : Saturday, at Lourdes station, 9 am

Dispersal : Sunday, at Lourdes station at approximately 6 pm

The 1st night in a 3 star residence:

This tourist residence is recently constructed and ofers an excellent level of comfort, it has all the latest technologies for holiday or business stays.
Located just 50 metres from the train station, it offers the ideal setting, quiet and calm yet close to all the shops of the centre of the town.
The residence is only 800 metres from the sanctuaries, just 10 minutes walk!!! Free outdoor parking or covered paying parking which offers direct access into the residence.
From the residence you have clear views over the snowy peaks of the mountains and Lourdes castle, which must be visited.

Your studio, ideal for 2 persons:

With a surface area of approx. 20m2 it comprises:
Large space with fully equipped kitchen (hob, microwave, fridge, cooking implements, dishes, cutlery)
2 x 90cms beds
Full bathroom
Flat screen TV

Services available:

Beds are ready made for your arrival
Towels and bath mats provided
Acess wi-fi
Loan of baby equipment (beds etc)
Continental breakfast: €8 per person, €4 for children under 12
Covered parking (must book): €5 per night low season, €8 per night high season
Animals: €8 per day
Cleaning (excepting kitchen and dishwashing) including change of bedlinen, towels, cleaning of bathroom: €30

  • From 266 € /person -
  • Based on 2 persons

The price includes

1 night B&B in a studio in a tourist residence 3* - 1 night in an igloo full board - 2 day's snowshoe walking with a qualified guide (snowshoes, poles and security material provided) - Local transport from meeting points - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Transport to meeting points - Drinks - Personal expenses.

Validity

Winter 2016/2017
February: 03-05/02 - 17-19/02
March: 03-05/03 - 17-19/03
April: 31/03-02/04

You will adore:

The peaceful and protected scenery, the trees that seemingly bow in greeting with their snow covered branches, the shimmering snowy peaks and sparkling stars to be admired from your panoramic terrace!

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