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Pyrenees Grand Ski Trip

  • Peyragudes - Saint-Lary - Grand Tourmalet - Gavarnie
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Skiing at multiple resorts in the Pyrenees between France and Spain

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More than just a simple skiing holiday,this is a great odyssey at the heart of the immaculate Pyrenees. A luxurious holiday on both the French and Spanish sides of a magnificent mountain. A patchwork of Pyrenean life, skiing in the wide open, wild landscape, bathing in lagoons flooded by the pure, healing water of the hot springs, typical, cosy accommodation, relaxed evenings and a warm welcome. Perfect for those who want their skiing holiday to have the feel of a big voyage.

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From 1207 € /person Based on 2 persons

  • 8 days/7 nights in 3* and 4* hotels, including breakfast
  • 6 days skiing in 5 resorts in France and Spain and on the Pic du Midi slopes:1 day at Baqueira (ES), 1 day at Peyragudes (FR), 1 day at Saint-Lary (FR), 1 day at the Pic du Midi (FR), 1 day at the Grand Tourmalet (FR), 1 day at Gavarnie (FR)
  • 6 days ski rental
  • 3 x 2 hour sessions in 3 spa centres (Sensoria, Balnéa, Aquensis)
  • Private shuttle between your hotels and the ski resorts

Contact Julie
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • 5 different ski resorts between France and Spain
  • An unusual freeride descent from the Pic du Midi
  • Beautiful views from the slopes
  • A private chauffeur service

Day 1

Arrival at your hotel in Saint-Lary.

Day 2

Day of skiing at Baqueira.
You will broaden your sliding horizons at the King of Spain’s very select resort.
Return to France.
Night in your hotel in Saint-Lary.

Day 3

Day of skiing at Peyragudes.
The most hi-tech resort in the Pyrenees guarantees you unlimited pleasure skiing and unparalleled services.
After your day in the fresh air, relax at the Balnéa spa, with its natural hot springs and distant inspirations.
Night in your hotel in Saint-Lary.

Day 4

Day of skiing at Saint-Lary.
The star resort of the French Pyrenees offers varied slopes and beautiful landscapes on the edge of the Neouvielle Nature Reserve.
And for the ‘après-ski’, what could be more pleasant than savouring all the benefits of the Sensoria rios thermal waters.
Night in your hotel in Saint-Lary.

Day 5

A day of freeride skiing at Pic du Midi.
The most iconic freeride area in the Pyrenees. You just have to reach the summit by cable car and then enjoy 1,700 metres of descent over 10km of beautiful snowy slopes with incredible views.
At the end of the day, take a little detour to the Aquensis Thermal Spa. Relaxation assured in the warm and beneficial waters of its interior pool, a sensory journey in the hammam with sweet perfumed vapours.
Night in your hotel in Bagnères de Bigorre.

Day 6

Day of skiing at Grand Tourmalet.
At the foot of the Pic du Midi, you discover the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees. Trails with panoramic views or through forests, on the slopes of the very famous Col du Tourmalet, ski without limit, under the benevolent eye of the Pic du Midi.
Night in your hotel in Argeles-Gazost.

Day 7

Day of skiing at Gavarnie.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site; a pleasant ski area that offers beginners and experienced skiers some beautiful downhill skiing in superb landscapes, facing the +3000m summits.
Night in your hotel in Argeles-Gazost.

Day 8

End of the holiday.

Top of the range hotel in Saint Lary:

Situated at the heart of the Pyrenees National Park this hotel has an exceptional location, a green and peaceful setting. At just 50 metres from the cable-cars for the Saint Lary ski resort, the hotel has kept its Pyrenean roots and its mountain soul, it offers an ambience of charm and authenticity. The staff are always on hand to offer a high quality of service. The hotel has 65 very comfortable rooms including 5 family rooms, their decoration is both classical and contemporary with fine materials and warm colours. Each room has a clear view over the surrounding mountains or the spa gardens. The bar and the La Mangeoire restaurant are situated around the lounge with its mountain chalet look. The restaurant offers a refined cuisine with a large choice of regional and international dishes based on local seasonal produce. The 'La Cintra' bar is at the heart of the hotel and is a popular meeting place. The hotel is joined directly to the Sensoria by Nuxe spa baths, you can enjoy warm baths, body and facial treatments, Nuxe massages and many other beauty treatments. A lovely moment of relaxation for both body and mind in a warm cosy setting, and at the very heart of the Pyrenees.

Your hotel:

Has 65 bedrooms (including 5 for family and 3 for persons with reduced mobility), a restauarnt, bar with open fire, 4 meeting rooms, a terrace.

Hotel at Bagnères de Bigorre facing the Pic du Midi

Between the Adour and the Pyrenees... Located opposite the Pic du Midi, in a majestic park with hundred-year-old trees along the Adour, this hotel is located in Bagnères de Bigorre. Cradled by the Adour’s course and the beautiful views, you will appreciate the calm and atmosphere of this hotel, with its ideal situation for all summer and winter activities. Throughout the year, the Pic du Midi de Bigorre offers sumptuous panoramas, and the magnificent Aquensis thermoludic centre invites you to experience intense relaxation. The Haute Bigorre golf course, with its natural beauty, and the Bagnères Casino are additional features. In winter, 20 minute daily shuttles connect this hotel to the La Mongie resort, located in the heart of the most beautiful and largest ski area in the Pyrenees. From spring to autumn, canyoning, rafting, walking, climbing, mountain biking and other mountain activities will satisfy all your desires for the great outdoors.

Your hotel:

The bright rooms have a breathtaking view of the Pic du Midi or the Baronnies Valley. The continental breakfast is served buffet style in a cosy dining room around a fireplace. Weather permitting, it is also served in the hotel gardens on the banks of the Adour with views of the Pic du Midi. A friendly bar is also available, as well as several rooms from 20 to 1800m² for seminars, exhibitions and professional and private events. Free private parking with 100 spaces is at guests' disposal.

Art Deco Hotel at Argelès-Gazost

The fruit of an architect's competition, this original building has the air of steamer and dates from 1930. Acquired and transformed into a hotel by the Pucheu family in 1960, it invites you for a very special stopover. On board, 1st class service: porter, lift, wifi and satellite channels in the rooms, library lounge, floral and shaded garden ... And what can we say about the food? Between nouvelle cuisine and local gastronomy, its inspiration is found in the colour of the seasons and the scents of the market. Are you coming on board?

Your hotel:

has standard, comfort or family rooms, accessible by the lift, which look on to the garden and the mountains and benefit from modern equipment for your comfort (flat screen TV, desk, minibar, storage space, wifi...). On the relaxation side, the garden, the terrace, the lounges, the bar or the panoramic restaurant will complete the perfect stay.

Peyragudes, your ski resort

Beautiful bends, long long descents, natural half-pipes… open over two mountains, Peyragudes has a wonderful ski area in a magnificent setting. From its inception the Peyragudes resort has always innovated with a lively programme of activities and events, the pleasure of skiing with no limits!

St Lary, your ski resort

With its 3 interlinked ski areas Saint Lary is one of the major Pyrenean resorts which is both sporty and family friendly. The village of Saint Lary connects to the ski area by cable cars, and offers the warm and traditional welcome of a real Pyrenean village, it is located close to the Spanish border.

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.

Gavarnie, your ski resort

Gavarnie is one of the wonders of the Hautes-Pyrenees; it is one of our Grands Sites. Gavarnie is classified as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. Change of scene, come skiing in this breathtaking landscape and enjoy the contact with nature.

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 1000 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. The off-piste descent on skis is one of the great runs in Europe.

The Sensoria Spa by Nuxe

The Sensoria spa in Saint Lary offers a superb range of treatments for its clients. In both summer and winter your children can enjoy the swirling pools, the geysers and the waterfalls whilst parents can relax on the water bubble beds, jet massages and in the jacuzzi, the glass facade offers a magnificent view over the Pyrenees.

Balnea, your spa centre

Nestled in the warm waters of Balnéa, you can watch the glimmering peaks of the Pyrenees. At the edge of Lake Loudenvielle, in the heart of nature, Balnéa takes both children and adults on a cruise of well-being around the world. Roman baths with stones and mosaics; Amerindian space with totems emerging from the lagoon; Japanese space with its outdoor pools; Tibetan space for cures ... A beautiful journey to enjoy together.

Aquensis, your spa centre

In the heart of Bagnères-de-Bigorre, the azure façade of a mansion indicates Aquensis, Thermal Spa and architectural jewel. Baths and lagoons bubble under a wooden frame that looks like a cathedral. Upstairs, an exceptional hammam and nineteenth century salons provide an elegant setting for massages and wraps.

Baqueira, your ski resort

Baqueira is a big white carpet with gigantic dimensions. The slopes are in 3 ski areas. The panoramas are varied, the slide always different. The very select resort of the King of Spain, offers the highest level comfort, facilities and amenities, for skiing and pleasure.

  • From 1207 € /person -
  • Based on 2 persons

The price includes

7 nights in 3* and 4* hotels, including breakfast - 6 days skiing in 5 resorts in France and Spain and on the Pic du Midi slopes:1 day at Baqueira (ES), 1 day at Peyragudes (FR), 1 day at Saint-Lary (FR), 1 day at the Pic du Midi (FR), 1 day at the Grand Tourmalet (FR), 1 day at Gavarnie (FR) - 6 days ski rental - 3 x 2 hour sessions in 3 spa centres (Sensoria, Balnéa, Aquensis) - Private shuttle between your hotels and the ski resorts - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Meals - Personal expenses.

Validity

Winter 2018/2019

Ski Safari:

Baqueira offers ski safari routes in the heart of the resort. With 3 levels of classification (beginner, advanced and expert), they will allow you maximum slides with minimum lifts.

Take your ‘Winter Break’ in Peyragudes:

This new mountain restaurant promises a great break during your day skiing. To fit in with your timings, you have the choice between: breakfast (from 9:30am); the gourmet buffet prepared by Stéphane, the Michelin starred chef (from 11:00am to 3:00pm); Ski drive for snacks (from 11:00m to 5:00pm); afternoon tea with cocktail and live music (from 3:00pm); the Magic Hour with apéro tapas and sunset (from 5:00pm to 7:00pm); and every Saturday during school holidays, gourmet dinners (from 7:00pm to 9:00pm).

La Mirabelle, our favourite slope - Saint-Lary:

Isabelle Mir, native of Saint-Lary and Olympic champion practises on the slopes in the resort. To follow in her tracks, take the Mirabelle slope. It starts at the top of the resort and leads you down to the bottom. Facing you are the snow-capped Pyrenean peaks... Superb!

Skiing on the slopes of a mountain pass:

The famous Tour de France pass that upsets the rankings, the Tourmalet pass is transformed into a winter playground for skiers. It's up to you to tame this mythical place and savour the landscape.

The mighty cirque:

Gavarnie is the world's most famous natural arena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Don’t just ski there, we recommend taking a break in the village and walking on the Cirque path. In front of you are the waterfalls, frozen in the ice, and the impressive peaks at more than 3000m altitude. A show of beauty!

360° panorama:

At the top of the Pic du Midi the panorama is magnificent. 300km of Pyrenean peaks, the great plains of the south and in clear weather you can see the foothills of the Massif Central in the distance. Those with a head for heights will be able to get an even bigger view by stepping onto the panoramic viewpoint.