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Panoramic ski slopes of Gavarnie with the freeride routes of the Pic du Midi, the scale of the mountains here is huge. In Gavarnie, you can jauntily slide your ski tips, surrounded by the highest peaks of the Pyrenees listed by UNESCO. Mount Astazous, Mount Marboré or Mount Taillon all offer thrilling views. And at the Pic du Midi you’ll find an altitude of 1,700 meters without a living soul and the only echo is that of your skis gliding on the snow.

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From 241 € /person Based on 2 persons

  • 2 days/2 nights in a Logis hotel ranked 3 fireplaces & 2 pots (1 night with ½ board and 1 night with B&B)
  • 1-day ski pass for Gavarnie
  • 1-day ski pass for Pic du Midi and Grand Tourmalet
  • 1 traditional dinner at a mountain lodge
  • Access to the well-being area of your hotel with jacuzzi and sauna

Contact Julie
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • Skiing at the key sites of the Pyrenees
  • The Pic du Midi and its freeride ski slopes: mythical
  • Gavarnie and its Cirque listed by UNESCO

A very VIP weekend, with privileged skiing in the Pyrenees. Gavarnie is on one side, with its legendary Cirque listed by UNESCO. On the other side is the Pic du Midi, a summit that is easy to get to with 1,000 m² of panoramic landscaped terraces.
Add to this a traditional dinner in a mountain lodge facing the majestic Pic du Midi and a very cosy hotel.

Day 0

Arrival and check-in at the hotel. Dinner and night.

Day 1

A day of skiing at Gavarnie. Ski in a privileged environment, that of a unique site in the world, listed by UNESCO. From the top of the ski slopes at the resort, the view of the summits of the Cirque is superb. At the top of mountains 3,000 m. high, they form a snowy crown. This evening, you’ll have a Pyrenean dinner in a mountain lodge, a short walk from your hotel.

Day 2

A day of skiing at Grand Tourmalet/Pic du Midi. Ski by the Col du Tourmalet, then go down to La Mongie. Embark here on a spectacular cable-car journey to the Pic du Midi. At the summit, 1,000 m² of terraces with panoramic views await you. Enjoy them before you launch your freeride descent. A pristine area welcomes you and offers you an altitude of 1,700 m. At the end of the day, relax in the warm waters of the Cieléo Spa Centre before your departure.

Hotel close to the Tourmalet

Located at the very centre of the village of Bareges this excellent hotel has lots of character. Close to the Pic du Midi, actually on the Col du Tourmalet, a short distance from both Gavarnie and Lourdes, and on the fringe of the National Park and the Neouvielle nature reserve, the hotel offers the ideal base camp for exploring the area. The bedrooms are spacious and comfortable with a modern décor with mosaics, natural woods and warm colours. The rooms either have views over the mountains or the village square. In the excellent restaurant the chef proposes dishes inspired by local produce. Whether indoors or outdoors the setting is magnificent and peaceful. A really special place for a really special break.

Your hotel:

Has 13 rooms, restaurant with open fire, bar, 2 lounges (1 with open fire), panoramic terrace, garden, spa area with sauna, outdoor pool with solarium.

Your ‘Confort’ room: (25m²)

A 160cms bed and a 90cms bed
Bathroom with bath or shower, toilet, hair dryer
Wi-Fi
Flat screen satellite
TV
Direct telephone line

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 Grand Tourmalet, your ski resort

Beneath the towering the 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, 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 forma part of the ski area with fabulous freeride descents, Grand Tourmalet is Grand Skiing!

Cieléo, your spa centre

With relaxation as the theme, the spa offers an infinite range of pleasurable moments. Cieleo is playful, contemplative and relaxing, the blue of the sky reflects on the sparkling waters. The spa voyage here is over three levels for some lovely moments of relaxation. Baregine massages, anti-stress chocolate massage, mud applications, organic beauty treatments. You will spoiled by the range of superb treatments on offer. The relaxation area is beneath the magnificent cupola, it has massage jets, pools, geysers, play showers, steam baths... You feel so close to the sky and with a magnificent view over the whole valley, an exquisite moment of relaxation.

  • From 241 € /person -
  • Based on 2 persons

The price includes

2 nights in Logis hotel (1 night half-board, 1 night B&B) - 1 day ski pass for Gavarnie - 1 day ski pass for the Grand Tourmalet + access to the Pic du Midi- 1 traditional dinner in a mountain auberge - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Local taxes - Cancellation insurance - Personal expenses.

Validity

Winter 2017/2018

Gavarnie, fine skiing at a World heritage site:

The Cirque de Gavarnie is the most famous natural arena in France. The majestic cirque is a World Heritage site. In winter its waterfalls freeze into dramatic ice formations, whilst its many towering peaks bring an extra dimension. The Cirque can be seen from the village and also from the ski resort. The Pic des Tentes chairlift offers a sensational panoramic view.

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.