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Family ski holiday at the Grand Tourmalet

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The Grand Tourmalet has the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees, offer yourselves an exceptional ski holiday - ski lessons for the children, relaxation for parents, a thrilling cable-car ride to the Pic du Midi... then a crepe and a hot chocolate before plunging into the pool of your residence.

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From 3103 € /family Based on 2 adults + 2 children

  • 1 week in a studio in a 3 star tourist residence close to the slopes
  • 6 day family ski pass for Grand Tourmalet
  • 6 day ski hire for all the family
  • Ski classes for 2 children (2h/day for 6 days)
  • Unlimited access to the Pic du Midi by cable car
  • Access to the swimming pool of the residence

Contact Monique
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • Lift passes sent to your home address before departure
  • La Mongie is a 'foot of the slopes' resort
  • Unlimited access to the Pic du Midi

Will you be able to explore all of the huge ski area in a week? Whilst your children are in ski school parents can move from one ski area to another. All the family must meet up for a fabulous trip up the Pic du Midi. Once at the top the view is just amazing, to the south hundreds of snowy peaks, to the north a view over the plains as far as the eye can see, some say one can even see the lighthouse at Biarritz! Back at your residence your children can make new friends at the club, parents can enjoy a little relaxation in the sauna, and the hamman...

Residence beneath the towering Pic du Midi:

This tourist residence is located beneath the towering Pic du Midi on the Col du Tourmalet road, and offers everything to enjoy the mountain environment: well-being area with indoor pool, sauna, massages, gym, children’s club, games room… Constructed in stone and slate perfectly blends into the surrounding mountains. Facing south, the apartments overlook all the summits.
In summer you can enjoy all the pleasures of the mountains, strolls and picnics on the shores of the lake, a siesta in the shade of a pine tree, lively evening entertainments... In winter you are on the edge of the ski runs of the Grand Tourmalet, the largest ski area in the Pyrenees.

Your residence:

Has 153 apartments (sleep from 2 to 8 persons), with terraces, a heated indoor pool, well-being area with sauna and jacuzzi, gym, play area, private covered parking. Breakfast service.

Your studio sleeps 4: (28m²)

Living area with 160 cms double sofa bed
Box room off the hallway with bunk beds
Kitchen area
Bathroom/toilet

The Grand Tourmalet, your ski resort

Situated beneath the towering Pic du Midi de Bigorre 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 reigns, 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 forms part of the ski area and has fabulous free ride and off-piste skiing. Grand skiing in a Grand resort!

For learner skiers and boarders

2 secure beginners areas in La Mongie with 13 runs and 11 drag lifts, in Bareges - 5 runs, 3 drag lifts, 1 chairlift, 2 conveyor belt lifts. Located next to the slopes in La Mongie is the creche for children of 12 months to 4 years, snow garden in La Mongie for 3 to 11 years.

For boarders

For snow boarders the brilliant Park des Etoiles snow park has 3 circuits with 2 levels of difficulty : Mini boarder cross with bends and bumps. The blue circuit is adapted so all can enjoy the pleasures of free style. The red run is fast, with high banked bends and big jumps.

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 600 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.
Practical info : Access by cable car from La Mongie - restaurant at the summit. The Pic du Midi also offers observation evenings with a night spent at the summit. One can also descend skiing, the off piste descent is of 1700 meters!.

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The price includes

Formula 'Service Included' :
A week in a studio in a tourist residence on the edge of the ski runs - 6 day family ski pass for Grand Tourmalet - 6 day ski hire for all the family - Ski classes for 2 children (2 hours per day during 6 days) - Unlimited access to the Pic du Midi by cable car - Access to the swimming pool of the residence - 1 parking place (covered parking) - Bed linen - Set of towels - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Local taxes - Access to the children’s club in the residence - Access to sauna and fitness - Cancellation insurance - End of stay cleaning of the kitchen, washing-up - Security deposit.

Validity

Winter 2017/2018
During the school holidays

Lunch on the summit :

Treat yourself to a panoramic lunch at the top of the Pic du Midi. Fabulous views and delicious local dishes, it is a must!

Our favourite ski run :

The beautiful runs through the forests of the Ayre above Bareges, a magical setting with the superb Chez Louisette restaurant at the bottom of the runs. These legendary runs once welcomed the European ski championships.

Easy stress free holiday

For each reservation of a week's holiday at the Grand Tourmalet we can send your lift passes to your home address in advance.