Rafting is a one of the travelers' favorite whitewater sports in the Pyrenees ! This queen activity of our mountains, allows you to spend an unforgettable moment with friends or with your family, enjoying adrenaline and new sensations! The Pyrenees and its rivers full of water, prove to be perfect spots for descents at full speed between the rapids. From the Pyrénées Atlantiques to the Pyrénées Orientales, discover an activity that never leaves our travelers indifferent!

Where to go rafting in Ariège Pyrénées?

In Ariège, rafting is practiced on two main rivers: Ariège and Salat. These two spots are perfect places to try rafting for the first time with friends or with family! In the program ? Rapids, paddles, splashes and fun!

On the Salat 

In a green environment, in the heart of Couserans, very close to Saint-Girons, the Salat, passes through deciduous forests and allows young and old to discover the adventure of a rafting descent! Departure of the descents in Soueix-Rogalle.

On the Ariège 

It is a formidable playground that unfolds along the destination from North to South. In Le Vernet, Foix, Tarascon, Ornolac… departures are popping up everywhere to allow adepts of whitewater thrills to spend an extraordinary moment!

All the rafting spots in Ariège.

Rafting en Ariège Pyrénées
Rafting in Ariège Pyrénées © Ariège Pyrénées Tourisme / S.Meurisse

Rafting spots in the Pyrenees

The chain of the Pyrenees between France and Spain offers a range of extraordinary rivers that are full of water from the spring to practice rafting and all other whitewater activities. Among the most incredible spots we find:

  • The Gave de Pau: In Lourdes, Saint-Pé de Bigorre or even Pau, the rafting adventure in the Hautes-Pyrénées and the Pyrénées Atlantiques promises to be sensational and dynamic!
  • Gorges of the Aude: Only 1 hour from Carcassonne and Perpignan, we embark on the Aude to paddle the gorges of Pierre-Lys and Saint-Georges! They offer sublime landscapes and the perfect action dose for a day between friends successful!

But also… rafting in Catalonia, or even in Aragon which offers tumultuous waters for white water sports and of incomparable color!

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