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Family Fun Week in the Pyrenees

  • Argelès-Gazost, Hautacam, Val d'Azun
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Games and adventure for all the family

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This summer head for the fabulous theme park that is the Hautes Pyrenees, so much fun for all the family. Thrilling mountain bobsleigh runs, a water park surrounded by dramatic peaks, discover the eagles and vultures. Marmots, otters, isard, bears, and wolves at the Pyrenees Animal Park. Not forgetting the latest trend - a gyropod (Segway) trip. It is all just perfect for the parents as everyday the kids are having so much fun.

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From 803 € /family Based on 2 adults + 2 children

  • 8 days/7 nights in a chalet on a 3 star campsite
  • 20 descents on the mountain bobsleigh run
  • 1 family pass for the treetop adventure park
  • 1 family pass for the Pyrenees Animal Park
  • 1 family pass for the Donjons des Aigles falconry centre
  • 1 family pass for the Lau Folies water park
  • 10 descents on the aerial runway
  • 1 introductory session of Gyropod

Contact Monique
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • A super family holiday week with so many activites on offer
  • The Pyrenees Animal Park: voted best leisure site in France (animals / nature) for 2016

The Mountain Luge:

An all-season toboggan run, 860 metres of exciting descent on rails, which are anchored 1 metre from the ground, the toboggan is automatically taken back up to the start from the finish of the run. The ride can de done either individually or for two, and is recommended for all ages - 7 to 77 years! The driver controls the speed of descent, either gently or as fast as you like. Thrilling, with great views over the valley too.

The Choro’fil Treetop Adventure Park:

Arial runways, monkey jumps, Nepalese bridges, flying harnesses… more than 120 different activities in a space of 3000m2, 13 separate routes each getting progressively more difficult, includes 4 routes for young children (above 4 years old), 100% safe. Arboretum, picnic area, snack bar. Interactive area with themed discovery activities.

The Pyrenees Animal Park:

Iis situated in the heart of the Pyrenees where wild bears still roam. The animals of this region are represented in the park and live in large open enclosures - bears, lynx, deer, otter, isard, squirrels, marmots… all in semi-liberty. You will be a privileged observer of their natural life. Play with the young marmots, Pilou, Noisette and Milka. Stroke Bambi and Caline the baby deer. Plunge into the secret underwater world of Tarka and Luna, the otters. Get up close to a brown bear. Join in with a colony of isards, watch the playful squirrels and the cunning foxes. Discover the mysterious world of a wolf pack.
All is arranged so you can get to know their lives better, the keepers will help with explanations, then follow the animal tracks path and make your own molds for an unforgettable souvenir to take home. After a visit here you will have another way of looking at nature.
The Park also has a collection of the some of the most beautiful European birds, migratory birds, passerines, a show with Cormorants, a huge enclosure and a film show.
And now there is a new reception area with a bar and restaurant.

The Donjon des Aigles:

An internationally renowned raptor centre situated in the village of Beaucens. It is lalso an important historical site being a feudal C11th castle offering a superb view over the valley.
It offers an original and educational presentation with the most important collection of raptors in the world, each afternoon the handlers stage a spectacular show with the birds flying in total liberty, a wonderful unforgettable experience.

The Lau Folie’s Water Park:

Covered pool, outdoor water slides, the kamikaze water route, 2 outdoor pools, paddling pools for younger ones.

Day 1

Arrival and installation in your campsite.

Day 2

Pass for the Pyrenees Animal Park.

Day 3

Pass for the Donjons des Aigles falconry centre.
Descents on the aerial runway.

Day 4

Pass for the Lau Folies water park.

Day 5

Introductory session of Gyropod.

Day 6

Descents on the mountain bobsleigh run.

Day 7

Pass for the Chloro'Fil treetop adventure park.

Day 8

Departure.

3 star campsite

Here you are in the centre of a unique mountain environment with a magnificent view over the surrounding Pyrenean summits. Museums of the mountain way of life, Romanesque churches and ancient water mills are be found in this valley, sometimes called the 'valley of light'. The Azun valley actually has 10 villages, 3 valleys, 4 mountain passes, peaks, rivers, lakes, and miles of footpaths to explore. From the Balaitous to the Gabizos or towards the peaceful Lac d'Estaing, you can always find that special place where it is just lovely to sit down and soak it all in.

Your chalet:

We offer you a chalet perfectly integrated into the environment in a small 3 star campsite. The communal buildings are constructed in wood and stone, the chalets themselves are in imitation Canadian wood with covered terraces with a magnificent panorama over the Azun valley.

4 person chalet:

The chalet has a surface area of 30m2 and comprises - living area with equipped kitchen - bedroom with 140 cms double bed - bedroom with two 90 cms beds - sofa bed in living area - bathroom - separate toilet - picnic table - barbeque - parasol - 2 folding chaise longues

Argelès-Gazost, Hautacam, Val d'Azun

In a gentle mountain setting, Argeles Gazost is a popular holiday destination, easily accessed, comfortable amenities, it is the ideal base to explore all the charms of the Pyrenees and particularly the Grand Sites. Close by is the beautiful Azun valley, unchanged and authentic…

You will adore

- Argeles Gazost, a small spa town with a beautiful valley location.
- The superb range of activities for families.
- A charming way-marked walking path from the square in St Savin to the Notre Dame de Pietat chapel and a superb view over the valley
- The intimacy of the Azun valley with its many mountain villages
- The originality of the flora and the fauna at the Pibeste Nature Reserve

  • From 803 € /family -
  • Based on 2 adults + 2 children

The price includes

7 nights in a chalet on a 3 star campsite - 5 descents per person on the mountain bobsleigh run - 1 family pass for the Chloro'Fil treetop adventure park - 1 family pass for the Pyrenees Animal Park - 1 family pass for the Donjons des Aigles falconry centre - 1 family pass for the Lau Folies water park - 10 descents on the aerial runway - 1 introductory Gyropod session - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Local taxes – Cancellation insurance.

Validity

Summer 2017
July and August

And at the spa baths?

Head for the Bains du Rocher spa : indoor and outdoor lagoons, wave bath, water beds, steam room with mosaics, jade floors, pebbled walls... it is a very refined decor, a sublime relaxation...

Looking for great local produce?

Along the route you will come across a number of superb small restaurants and auberges. If you want to take something home, we suggest cheeses, gateau a la broche and honey...

The Pibeste Regional Natural Reserve:

The largest in France. It is an excellent place to observe vultures and the other birds of prey which nest here. There are a number of waymarked discovery trails, some of which are specially designed for families.

Spend a moment at Lac d'Estaing...

The road getting there is simply lovely, towering summits come into view as you approach the lake along a charming and gentle valley. The area around the lake is a protected zone. The setting is beautiful, perfect for family exploration, or a picnic, with many mountains streams crossing the grasslands.

The Tech lake is so accessible:

In summer one can drive right to its banks. There is a 800 metre long discovery trail close to the dam with 5 information points where the fauna, flora and the workings of the hydro-electric plant are explained.