The Pyrenees

Touch down in Toulouse and hit the slopes

The French Pyrenees offer a wide range of resorts for alpine and Nordic skiing, some located less than 2 hours away from Toulouse.

You can also explore the resorts in Andorra and Spain, which exude friendly, festive atmospheres. They all offer complementary activities which you don't come across every day (snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice diving, heli-skiing, etc.).

The Pyrenean mountain range is also home to a large selection of thermal spas, the perfect way to unwind after a day spent skiing!

The Pyrenees offers...

  • A mountain range spanning 430 km
  • 1,412 hours of sunshine each year
  • 42 resorts
  • Just 1 hour 30 minutes from the airport
  • A broad range of activities

Where to go skiing

To really make the most of your time in the snow, choose one of the 27 alpine ski resorts or one of the 15 Nordic ski resorts in the French Pyrenees, or one of those in Andorra or Spain!

The range of accommodation services on offer at these resorts is varied and tailored to meet all requirements. They offer diverse atmospheres: family-oriented, friendly, festive, chic and trendy, etc. Find the resort that suits you!


With pistes spanning 210 km, Grandvalira boasts the largest ski area in the Pyrenees! This resort hosts many championship events.

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The luxurious setting of the Spanish Pyrenees along with a friendly atmosphere. Discover the charms of the king of Spain’s resort and its 165 km of pistes.

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Saint-Lary is a traditional mountain village in the Pyrenees. Bask in its friendly atmosphere and enjoy its 100 km of pistes.

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The Grand Tourmalet resort connects the two ski areas of Barèges and La Mongie, with their beautiful landscapes, each more stunning than the last.

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Surrounded by peaks reaching over 3000m of altitude, this resort is the home of well-being, a perfect location for a relaxing or sporty holiday!

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Located just 1 hour 55 minutes from Toulouse, this resort offers 80 km of pistes. You can also take a dip in the Bains du Couloubret after a day spent skiing.

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Winter activities

Mix things up by trying out the unusual activities on offer within reach of the resorts!

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Dog sledding Plateau de Beille

Snowtubing Font Romeu

Heli-skiing Baqueira Beret

Ice diving Les Angles

Ice climbing Gavarnie

Ski paragliding Col du Tourmalet


Thermal baths

The Pyrenees boast thermal baths renowned for their healing and soothing properties. Treat yourself to an experience of well-being and relaxation in one of the region's many thermal spas. Among these spas are: Caldea in Andorra la Vella, Balnéa in Loudenvielle and Les bains du Couloubret in Ax-les-Thermes.

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Getting to the Pyrenees from the airport

From the airport by bus

Bus connections are available from the airport to Andorra (3 buses per day) and to the Pyrénées 2 Vallées ski resorts (weekly shuttles).

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By car

Choose from the 7 car rental companies available at the airport. Reach the Pyrenees in less than 2 hours via the A64 for Hautes-Pyrénées and Haute-Garonne, and the A61/A66 for Ariège and Pyrénées Orientales.

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By train

Take the city-centre shuttle bus or the tram to Toulouse Matabiau train station from the airport. There you will find all the SNCF lines to the Pyrenees and the ski resorts.

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Also during summer

The Pyrenees all year round! Discover the activities on offer in the summer.

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Downhill mountain biking

Ziplining and treetop adventure trails