The Pyrenees matter 14 cross-country ski resorts and Nordic spaces. Among them, 4 of the most beautiful estates are located in Ariège : Etang de Lers, Plateau de Beille, Chioula, Mijanès-Donezan. The cross-country skiing in the Pyrenees It is the assurance of skiing smoothly facing the most beautiful peaks, between authenticity, respect for the environment and silence.
The Plateau de Beille, one of the largest Nordic areas in France
The Beille Plateau, one of the first Nordic spaces in France! Located 1h30 from Toulouse, the resort between 1800 and 2300m above sea level promises grandiose landscapes and a 360 ° view of the Pyrenees.
Among the activities to do at the Plateau de Beille, there is of course cross-country skiing! It's a total of 40km of groomed slopes in a heavenly setting that will delight fans of the discipline!
Le beille tray is also the ideal place to learn about snowshoeing. 34km of snowshoe trails for all lovers of escape, in the heart of a preserved area, winding between large expanses and passages in the pine forests with hooks.
Also to discover: skating, more biathlon, tobogganing, dog sledding ...
The chioula, Mijanès-donezan, and the Lers pond, paradises for skiing
Stations Mijanès-Donezan, Chioula and the domain of the Pond of Lers welcome Nordic sports enthusiasts.
- The Nordic area of the sitePond of Lers is located 1 hour from Saint-Girons, and 2 hours from Toulouse. Its frozen lake, 25 km of ski slopes and 23 km of snowshoe trails make it an exceptional site.
⚠️ Accessibility: Please note, in winter, access is only via the Massat valley (the Port of Lers is closed)
- Chioula : Chioula is the natural atmosphere at your fingertips, between forest, plateaus and valleys. With 48km of cross-country skiing, and 16km of snowshoe trails, it's a little paradise for families!
- Mijanes-Donezan : 15km of cross-country skiing, 14km of trails for snowshoeing against a background of "Canada". This sector called "the Petit Quebec" of the Pyrenees, is preserved, and allows beautiful days in the snow, gently and in peace.
⚠️ Accessibility: Please note, in winter, access is only via the village of Mijanes (the Pailhères pass is closed)
Cross-country ski resorts near Ariège
Very close to Ariège, there are renowned Nordic ski areas: Font Romeu Pyrenees 2000 and Capcir. Both paradises for board sports, they welcome lovers of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and other Nordic activities (snowtubing, ski touring, outdoor escape game, etc.), in an exceptional natural setting: in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Catalan Pyrenees, under the gaze of the Pic du Carlit and the small and large Pérics.