Winter sports in the Ariège Pyrenees

Thanks to its exceptional location, Alliat in the Ariège Pyrenees is at the centre of many winter activities: sports, leisure, relaxation... Its proximity to some of the most charming ski resorts in the Pyrenees makes it a great place to spend a few days during the winter holidays. Here are 3 good reasons to come and ski in the Ariege Pyrenees!

1/ All the richness of the snowy mountains less than 30 minutes away

Ideally located in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Ariège Pyrenees, Camping des Grottes is close to the most beautiful ski resorts. In winter, the long-awaited cold temperatures and snow cover the tops of the Occitan mountains. For those who love breathtaking scenery, there is plenty to do in one of the most beautiful ski areas in the Ariege Pyrenees. Of the 38 ski resorts in the Pyrenees, 6 are located in Ariège! Whether in Ax-3-Domaines and its 80 kilometres of pistes, Guzet, the Monts d'Olmes, Ascou, Mijanès or Goulier, you will enjoy family and fun resorts.

3/ Snow sports for all the family

Sensation lovers, fill up on energy in the Pyrenees and spend an unforgettable holiday! Skiing, snowbording, skating or cross-country skiing, sledging, snowshoeing and dog sledding are all activities that are regularly offered. But do you know snake gliss? Quite simply, with the help of a large sledge, you can go down the slope with your family. Laughter and thrills guaranteed!

2/ Village atmosphere and relaxation after skiing

After the effort, the comfort! A day of winter sports whets the appetite. At the foot of the slopes, many restaurants and local shops welcome you. You can taste the best products of the valley. Spit-roasted cake, Ossau-Iraty sheep's cheese, garbure béarnaise, Cathar cake and charcuterie will awaken your taste buds. After a day of skiing, it is good to relax in the hot and bubbling thermal waters of the Bains du Couloubret in Ax-les-Thermes or Ussat-les-Bains.

Photo: Winter sports in the Pyrenees (credit: S.Meurisse)
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