Ski break for gourmets
- Cauterets - Grand Tourmalet - Luz Ardiden
Their hotel is located one one of the prettiest villages of the area, the Saint Martin family will welcome you to their lovely hotel, their restaurant is a local institution. Jean-Pierre and Alexis run the kitchen, they are real magicians with flavours. They re-work many local dishes and bring many of grandma dishes into the 21st century. Each meal is a delight for the taste buds. And add 3 fantastic ski resorts, it makes for a wonderful weekend.On the map
From 414 € /person Based on two sharing
- 3 days/3 nights in 4 star hotel, classified as ‘Chateau and Hotel Collection’, half-board (delicious gourmet food)
- 1 day ski pass for Cauterets
- 1 day ski pass for Grand Tourmalet
- 1 day ski pass for Luz Ardiden
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- A charming hotel in an idyllic setting
- A famous restaurant, the chef is a Maitre Cuisinier de France
- 3 days to enjoy 3 very different ski resorts, 3 ambiences
After discovering your very comfortable bedroom with its decor inspired by local Pyrenean heros, and enjoying a delicious breakfast, it is time for some skiing. The resorts of Cauterets, Luz Ardiden, and the Grand Tourmalet offer three very different types of skiing, all in superb mountain scenery. When you come down from the slopes there is the fabulous food to look forward to, authentic, creative and refined with many accents of the south west. It is a famous restaurant of the region. What a great place to spend a weekend!
After a day skiing in the fresh air, enjoy the pleasure of a hearty meal.
2 “Apres Ski” menus
. Choose from: Garbure soup with “camaillhou” vinaigrette, Beetroot carpaccio with lemon and balsamic infused mushrooms
. Choose from: Braised squid and tomato with seasonal herb and onion crust, Chicken supreme with stuffed pasta “en Gasconne”
. Choose from: Coconut milk and lemon sorbet with verveine liquor, Vanilla éclair with morello cherries
1 “Discovery” menu
. Choose from: Bearnaise salmon fish cake, Jurançon foie gras confit with muesli
. Choose from: Tuna fillet with sweet potato gnocci and wild garlic, Lamb croquettes slow cooked and served with vegetable gratin.
. Choose from: Strawberry chocolate guayaquil ganache, Fresh raspberries with biscuit
‘Chateau and Hotel Collection’ hotel
In the shade of the Abbey, the chef will greet you with warmth in this comfortable and character hotel. As an alchemist of the kitchen he inspirationally recreates and updates many forgotten recipes, using many local Pyrenean ingredients. His creativity will reveal many dishes from the Touradisse, the Sarrous, the Truse... One comes here both for the pleasures of the dining room and the wonderful atmosphere of the rooms.
Has 10 rooms, terrace with a panoramic view over the valley, air conditioned lounge opening onto the terrace (for seminars, business lunches, residential courses…), lounge with open fire, beautiful dining room.
Your double room:
140 cms bed
Cauterets, your ski resort
The village has a remarkable and original architecture with two ski areas. The Cirque de Lys for downhill skiing, its exposition guarantees excellent snow cover. Pont d'Espagne is the 'little Canada' of the Pyrenees, a magnificent site for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, exceptional scenery and sublime panoramas in the very heart of the Pyrenees National Park.
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.
Luz Ardiden, your ski resort
Luz Ardiden is a young and dynamic ski resort. With its three ski areas of Aulian, Bédéret and the Combe de Piet, the resort offers a rich and varied terrain, not forgetting the off-pistes possibilities at Bernazaou with its 1250 m descent. In the village of Luz Saint Sauveur the ambience is festive, the village authentic, the perfect base camp!.
- From 414 € /person -
- Based on two sharing
The price includes
3 nights in 4 star hotel, classified as ‘Chateau and Hotel Collection’, half-board - 1 day ski pass for Cauterets - 1 day ski pass for Grand Tourmalet - 1 day ski pass for Luz Ardiden - Booking fee.
The price does not include
Drinks - Cancellation insurance - Local taxes.
Our favourite ski run, the ridge run in Cauterets
This blue run offers a fabulous panorama, there is a clear view over some of the most famous mountains in the Pyrenees : the Vignemale, the Neouvielle, the Pic du Midi. One can even see out of the mountains to the plains around Tarbes. It is accessed by two chairlifts (5 and 6 places). the edge of this piste are everyone's favourite picnic spot!
The Grand Tourmalet - the biggest:
The largest ski area in the French Pyrenees offers brilliant varied skiing. The area is on both sides of the famous Col du Tourmalet and beneath the towering Pic du Midi, the scenery is dramatic and ever changing. The new Panoramic run lives up to its name with a breathtaking view over the Pyrenees.
Not to be missed at Luz Ardiden:
The Belle Bleu run is over 5 kms long and traverses two of the 3 ski areas of Luz Ardiden, from Aulian to Bederet. Everybody can appreciate the superb panorama from the ridge and from the two mountain restaurants.
Reserved for food lovers!
Enjoy an aperitif whilst Master Chef Jean-Pierre talks you through his menu. The dinner service follows, and tasting commences... Everything exudes perfection!