Situated in the Pyrenees National Park, not far from the Spanish border, the ski resort of Peyragudes straddles the peaked mountains whose slopes roll down into the valleys of Louron and Larboust. Located in the departments of Hautes-Pyrénées and Haute-Garonne, in the Midi-Pyrénées, the resort was formed in 1988 by merging the two villages of Peyresourde and Agudes together.
Today the larger of the two villages, Peyresourde is where you will find the majority of the amenities and some accommodation. It has developed into a modern purpose built resort, but still manages to retain its traditional welcome. Furthermore, the views from Peyresourde are amazing: taking in the beautiful Louron Valley below and the snowy peaks of Val Louron on the other side.
A five minute walk away, at the entrance to the village is the small hamlet of “Balestas” where you will find the majority of the resort’s accommodation and the main Tourist Office. The local ski bus operates between the roundabout here and the ski slopes during the winter season every day. It is a two minute journey on the bus otherwise it is a five minute walk between the two.
There is everything you need in the centre of the resort from ski and snowboard amenities to child care and on piste activities. Eating out at the bottom of the slopes or on the slopes is not a problem with a good and varied selection of restaurants. In the evenings many of the restaurants serve up great hearty meals and also double up as bars.
The Col de Peyresourde (of Tour de France fame) is just a stone’s throw away - the drive up to the ski resort actually takes in a large stretch of the climb turning off to the resort just before the Col shows on the horizon. A new Spa and Wellness Centre will open this year in front of the pistes offering a wide range of spa activities and massages for adults (over 15 years). There are also other winter activities and amenities down in the valley at Loudenvielle such as the famed Balnea Spa and Wellness Centre.
In the heart of a nature reserve, with east-west facing slopes the ski area of Peyragudes allows you to constantly ski in the sunshine, offering stunning views at the same time. It offers high quality snow coverage, high speed lift systems and challenging slopes for all abilities. If you fancy a day in the sister resort of Val Louron (on view across the valley from Peyragudes) then simply hop in the car or take a taxi to this small and intimate ski area atop the Col d’Azet.
Peyragudes has plenty to offer mixed-ability family groups and recreational skiers who appreciate a relaxed experience in pretty sensational, away-from-it-all surroundings. In addition to its relaxed, friendly environment and safe areas for beginners and children, Peyragudes also offers enjoyable blue runs and some challenging red runs with a few steeper blacks and some great off-piste possibilities.
The snow record at Peyragudes is also reassuring which is part in thanks to its altitude, the precipitation and combined snow making facilities. The well-groomed pistes are served by a modern high-speed lift system, and despite what looks on paper to be a relatively compact size, the resort offers a real big-mountain feel with well-linked sectors. The nearby are resorts of Cauterets, Pont d’Espagne and Bareges (Grand Tourmalet), offer more downhill and cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, walking, etc.
Resort height: 1600m
Resort top height: 2400m
Km of pistes: 60km
Snow cannons: 230
Snow parks: 1
Total number of slopes: 50
Green slopes: 5
Blue slopes: 21
Red slopes: 20
Black slopes: 5
Ski in the Peyragudes in the stunning French Pyrenees with accommodation in self-catering apartments
Experience skiing in the near the Peyresourde Pass made famous by the Tour de France and take in the stunning scenery of the French Pyrenees. Perfect for all skiing capabilities, this package includes accommodation in doorstep self-catering apartments in the Peyresourde village in the Peyragudes. With ski pass, ski hire and entrance to the Spassio wellness centre included, this is the perfect package for great skiing and good fun!
- Skiing for all abilities and a modern, high-speed lift system
- Doorstep accommodation in the self-catering Residence Privilege means you're at the bottom of the slopes but also staying in the bustling Peyresourde Village with your choice of bars and restaurants!
- Enjoy the stunning views of the French Pyrenees and ski in a sunny climate.
- 7 nights accommodation in a studio apartment in the Residence Privilege
- self-catering basis
- 6 days ski pass
- 6 day ski hire
- 1 entrance for "Spassio", the wellness centre in Peyresourd
- Sheets and towels
- Airport transfers
- Meals and beverages
- Everything not specified above
Minimum number of travellers The minimum number of travellers for this break is 4.
Airport Transfers Airport transfers are available upon request, return transfers from Toulouse Blagnac Airport are €650 per 4 seater car. Please enquire with our customer services for more information.
The Hotel Residence Privilege is located at the bottom of the Peyragudes slopes. It is a traditional building in a prime location in the village of Peyresourde, one of the two villages that make up the Peyragudes ski area. It has parking nearby and is a stones throw from the nearest ski lift.
The Hotel consists of 109 apartments, divided into 3 apartment types. T2 = 2 rooms for 4 people. T3 = 3 rooms for 6 people and T4 = 4 rooms for 8 people. Please note room count includes living area and some beds may be sofa beds located in the communal area. The apartments are distributed across 4 floors and some have elevator access. All the apartments were renovated this year (2016).
The rooms all have a balcony overlooking the slopes or the valley and the mountains.
The hotel is close to local amenities with bars and restaurants nearby.
Nearest Airport: International Airport Tarbes - Lourdes (85km. 1hr 15mins)
Other airports: International Airport Pau - Pyrenees (128km. 1hr 35mins)
International Airport Toulouse - Blagnac (161km. 2hrs)
International Airport Biarritz (232km. 2hrs 25mins)
Take the N21 from the International Airport Tarbes - Lourdes, after 5 minutes take the A64/E80 to Place du Monumnet. Continue for 50minutes. Continue onto the D618, turn right onto Balestas/D117 and continue to Peyragudes. Approx 1 hour 21 mins.
By Public Transport
Shuttle buses run from Tarbes-Lourdes Airport to Peyragudes direct. From 5 December to 17 April you can reserve your ticket for a single or return journey or purchase at the information desk at the airport at arrivals level. In resort, payments can be made on the bus to the driver in cash. Be aware though that places are limited so a reservation is advisable. If no reservations are made for the shuttle – it may not run.
By Private Transfer
Taxi available outside airport. Private transfer available on request after main booking.
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