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Family winter multi-activity holiday

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No chance of getting bored on this holiday! Bring the family to enjoy many snowy pleasures and delight in the Pyrenees under the snow. Fabulous snowshoe outings to discover the scenery, a dog sled trip, you could almost be in Alaska! An unforgettable night outing, admire the Milky Way, then a delicious dinner.

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From 1669 € /family Based on 2 adults + 2 children

  • 7 days/6 nights in apartment in a residence
  • 2 day’s snowshoe walks with a qualified guide - easy level, no carrying
  • 1 night time snowshoe trek followed by a traditional meal in an auberge with observation of the stars
  • Dog sled trip

Contact Monique
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • A very different way of discovering the mountains in winter
  • Varied activities, igloo building, night time outings, an evening in an auberge

Day 1

Arrival and installation in your residence.

Day 2

Snowshoe walk starting from the Artigues plateau : following streams and partially frozen waterfalls, discover the beauty of the snowy forests.

Day 3

A 'mountain hunter' day at Payolle, looking for animal tracks, build your own igloo, games in the snow, something for all ages.

Day 4

A free day then a night time outing on snowshoes to observe the night sky, followed by a meal in a traditional mountain auberge.

Day 5

Free day.

Day 6

Dog sled trip through open snowy scenery, two to three hours duration depending on snow conditions and the site chosen for the trip.

Day 7

Departure in the morning.

Complementary information

The level is easy with 3 - 4 hours walking at an easy pace so one can observe the nature. A certain amount of physical fitness is required however.
The distances are on average 3 - 5 kms with height gains not exceeding 500 meters.
No carrying required except for personal affairs needed during the walk (waterproof, water bottle, camera etc) and your picnic.
For all outings you are accompanied by a qualified guide, a specialist in snowshoe walks and the local area.


Meeting point : Sunday at 6 pm at Bagneres de Bigorre

Dispersal : Saturday morning

Small charming residence beneath the Col du Tourmalet

You will love this residence for its architecture, its services, its friendly welcome and the individually designed apartments. Apartment for 4 persons ( 2 bedrooms or 1 bedroom with twin beds and sofa bed for 2).

  • From 1669 € /family -
  • Based on 2 adults + 2 children

The price includes

6 nights in apartment in a residence - 2 day’s snowshoes walks with a qualified guide (snowshoes provided) - 1 night time snowshoe trek and 1 traditional meal in an auberge - 1 dog sled trip - Presonal liability insurance, fees for search and rescue - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Meals - Transport - Personal expenditure - Visits not included in the programme - Cancellation and repatriation insurance, (contact us if required)

Validity

Winter 2017/2018
From 24/12 to 30/12/2017
From 31/12 to 06/01/2018
From 11/02 to 17/02/2018
From 18/02 to 24/02/2018
From 25/02 to 03/03/2018

Soothing spa waters?

You must visit the Aquensis spa, soothing and relaxing, fun for all the family, a magnificent building of marble and wood.

A trip on a snow scooter?

In La Mongie your children can enjoy an exciting trip on a snow scooter. Aboard specially adapted scooters they follow the guide for a fabulous tour, parents can accompany their children if they wish.

Even more magic...

On your free day take the cable-car to the top of the Pic du Midi. From the summit at nearly 3000 meters of altitude the view is simply stunning, over the Pyrenees, the plains, exceptional!