This atypical stay is that of all records! Take advantage of your group trip to the Ariège Pyrenees to visit our exceptional natural sites.


Ariège Pyrenees

South of Ariège, on the border with Andorra, are the Ariège Pyrenees. Between mountainous landscapes and activities, there are many [...]


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1 - Visit of the Niaux cave

Day 1: Visit of the cave of Niaux.

Walk through a long underground gallery with a portable lamp to reach the Salon Noir, which has housed drawings of animals made by prehistoric men for thousands of years. Emotion sequence guaranteed! Lunch at the breeder's restaurant, Maison Lacube in Les Cabannes.

Visit of the Luzenac talc quarry.

At an altitude of 1 m, facing the Pyrenees and with enormous machines, men discover, extract, sort and transport talc, the softest and most tender rock on earth.
Tasting of biscuits from the Sinsat mill.
It is next to the old mill that Carole has set up her artisanal biscuit factory. Savor the time for a sweet break, these naturally good biscuits.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel Les Minotiers *** in Mirepoix.

Spacious rooms, lift, restaurant, bar, terrace.

2 - Visit of the fortified town of Mirepoix

Day 2: Breakfast.

Guided tour of the magnificent bastide town of Mirepoix. Made of wood and cob, it engages anyone who knows how to listen to narrate the most extraordinary medieval epics.

Lunch at Le XIXème siècle restaurant in Foix.

Guided tour of the Lombrives cave in Ussat-les-Bains.
Access to the entrance is by small train. More than 20 million years old, this cave conceals a geological and natural heritage that is unique in the world: grandiose rooms, spectacular concretions, long galleries with magical aspects (the Mammoth, the Witch, the Tomb of Pyrenees…). At each step, a mystery, a legend!

Tasting of Hypocras in Tarascon-sur-Ariège.
This medieval aperitif, made from father to son since 1870, reproduces identically the beverage made from aromatic plants and spices so much appreciated by Gaston Fébus, Count of Foix-Béarn.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel Les minotiers *** in Mirepoix.

3 - Visit of the Labouiche underground river

Day 3: Breakfast.

Guided tour, by boat, of the underground river of Labouiche in Vernajoul. You will follow the underground river for nearly 1,5 km. The course, exceptionally long and varied, leads you from rooms to galleries, adorned with a multitude of concretions, gours and waterfalls.

Lunch at La Terrasse restaurant at Mas d'Azil.

Guided tour of the Mas d'Azil cave. This exceptional site, known for its prehistoric remains, an impressive porch 65 meters high, crossed by the river and by the road that leads to the village.
Tasting at the croustade shop and at the craft brewery in Saint-Girons.

End of your stay.

Prices / Validity

Adult: 310 €
Price Min. Max.
(from 01/04/2023 to 31/10/2024)
Min. 310€

Payment method

  • Cheque
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers
  • Bank transfer

The price does not include

Transportation, personal expenses, optional travel / cancellation insurance.

The price includes

Entries to the sites, meals from the 1st day lunch to the last day lunch, drinks included, 3 nights in a *** hotel, based on a double room to share.

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