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The Pic du Midi (central Pyrenees) is now one of the best places in the world to observe the sky.

Wednesday, 7 February, 2018
Pic du midi

France enters the list of the most beautiful sites in the world to watch the skies, with the majestic Pic du Midi in 6th place.

Jamie Carter, the British journalist with the daily “The Telegraph”, has included it in his list of ten of the world’s best places for stargazing. He was captivated by the Pic du Midi and its history when he visited it in September 2014.

Just one hour away from Toulouse, the Pic du Midi is now one among Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands, the Atacama Desert in Chile or the Cusco Planetarium in Peru. A showcase for a whole range of mountains but also for an original cultural scene, with concerts organised in summer at the summit, the Pic du Midi remains a particularly popular site for scientists from all over the world.

This winter, hit the slopes in Andorra

Located between France and Spain, Andorra is in the middle of the Pyrenees and offers beautiful ski slopes for all winter sports enthusiasts. It also boasts the largest ski area in the Pyrenees: Grandvalira. It includes the Pas-de-la-Case, Grau-Roig, Soldeu, El Tarter, Canillo and Encamp resorts and offers 200 km of ski runs between 1,710 and 2,640 metres above sea level, with an altitude difference of 930 metres.

You can combine the pleasures of winter sports with the traditional shopping at Andorran prices!

On the slopes in less than 3 hours from Toulouse-Blagnac airport

From December 23 to March 31, shuttles connecting the airport to Arreau, St Lary and Piau ski resorts will be available to passengers. Departure from the airport every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. during French school holidays and at 3 p.m. outside school holidays. Return from the resorts to the airport on Saturdays at 5:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. during school holidays and at 5:00 a.m. outside school holidays.

Price per person and per trip: €23.

Contact and reservation: +33 (0)5 62 98 63 15 info@pyrenees2vallees.com