Snowshoe and Spa

  • Campan-Payolle, Grand Tourmalet
  • Increase text size
  • Reduce text size
  • Print

Snowshoe walks beneath the Pic du Midi


The aim of the weekend? Take in the pure mountain air. The day begins beneath a sumptuous duvet, a lazy start accompanied by a copious gourmet breakfast. Your host, Patrick, will then accompany you on a gentle walk, perfect for appreciating the magnificent scenery. He will tell many tales of the secret life of winter. Just feel your batteries being re-charged, ready for Monday!

On the map

From 173 € /person Based on 2 persons

  • 2 days/1 night in chambres d'hotes, full-board
  • Guided snowshoe walks for 2 half-days - Easy level
  • 1 snack
  • 1 entry (2 hours) to the Aquensis Spa

Contact Nathalie
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • Snowshoe walks, no carrying, easy level
  • Mountain picnic with barbeque
  • Sublime relaxation in the warm waters of the spa baths after the walk

Day 1

Arrival towards 1pm, leave your bags and prepare for a snowshoe walk at 2pm, beneath the Pic du Midi, with a snack provided. Patrick is your guide.
Dinner and night in your chambre d'hotes.

Day 2

Breakfast at 9am. Snowshoe walk at the wonderful site of Payolle. Barbeque picnic in a shepherd's hut. Return at 2pm. Relaxation in the warm waters of the Aquensis Spa baths.

Charming chambre d'hotes beneath the Col du Tourmalet

From their family house, Patrick and Sonia, offer a very warm welcome. Located beneath the famous mountain passes of the Aspin and the Tourmalet, and close to the Grand Tourmalet ski resort, it is the ideal base for exploration. With its small entrance courtyard bedecked with geraniums in summer, the house proudly shows off its local style. Walk through the doors for a complete surprise, modernity, comfort and local traditions are all brought together perfectly. The orange tones of the lounge, its huge sofa and wood burning stove, the bedrooms with the colourful bed covers and parquet floors. Depending on the season breakfast is either taken in front of the fire or on the terrace. If you want ideas for walks you must ask Patrick, as a guide he knows all the best places. And why not set off with him for a trek or a snowshoe walk?

Your chambre d'hotes

Has 3 bedrooms including one for 5 persons, table d'hotes by reservation or free use of the kitchen, baby necessities, lounge with log fire, terrace and a billiard room. The ski bus for the Grand Tourmalet is just 200 m away.

Your 'Deth cousy' bedroom for 2 - 4 persons:

1 double bed
2 single beds

Aquensis, your spa centre

A source of wellbeing and relaxation situated at the very centre of the town, the Aquenis Spa is a veritable cathedral of wood, glass, and marble, pure pleasure awaits...

Relaxation area

Enter the doors to discover a large thermal water pool with massage jets, currents to swim against, music, waves, curtains of water, a relaxation pool with hydro-massages and water music, the oriental area with an amazing hamman - a succession of alcoves, vaulted ceilings and a tea room, finnish saunas and jacuzzis on the outdoor terrace…

Wellbeing area

Moments of pure pleasure with its range of water treatments, beauty treatments for the face and body, slimming (CelluM6® latest generation), massages … and its own unique range (baths in asses’ milk), essential oils from local mountain plants…

Fitness area

Gymnastics, weight-training, pilates, fitness, water gym, all with the help of qualified instructors.

The Chic and Spa area

A magnificent space, C19th renovated rooms, supplementary cabins, a rest area with a south facing terrace.

  • From 173 € /person -
  • Based on 2 persons

The price includes

1 night in a chambre d'hotes, full-board (snack + dinner + breakfast + picnic) - Accompanied by a qualified guide for 2 half-days - Equipment for snowshoe outings (snowshoes and poles) - 1 entry (2 hrs) to the Aquensis Spa - Professional responsibility insurance - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Drinks - Personal expenses - Cancellation insurance - Transport - Local taxes.


Winter 2019/2020

A peak of wellbeing

You will love the Aquensis Spa baths. the lagoon is situated beneath a vast vaulted ceiling of blond wood, majestically rising towards the sky.