The ski resort of Barèges is found in the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees. This Pyrenean setting is ideal for snow sports as the beautiful landscape provides mixed terrain and the area receives vast amounts of snowfall every year. Linked with the other resorts in the Domaine du Tourmalet, from Barèges you have access to more than 100km of marked downhill pistes and a huge number of freeriding areas. The sports facilities in this massive ski area are excellent and enthusiasts of all snow disciplines and all levels will find something to entertain and challenge them. Even the youngest of visitors to Barèges will have plenty of activities and facilities to amuse them. There are children clubs for all age groups and the ski schools have great classes for kids. The varied ski terrain accessible from Barèges is great for family groups with pistes to suit everyone, and there are even freestyle facilities for all ages and levels. For novices and beginners there's the Galaxy-Park and the Mini-Park, L’Etoile Filante is a boardercross course for all abilities, and pros will find great facilities at the Commette and Etoile Noire Park. Other sports and facilities available from Barèges include dog sledding, tobagganing, cross-country skiing, snowshoe trekking, snowmobile tours, and paragliding trips. Not just for winter sports, Barèges as a town has a long and interesting history. Traditionally a spa village, the thermal waters of the area can still be enjoyed in the swimming pools and spa centres of the town. These experiences in the healing waters combined with the extensive mountain activities make a stay in Barèges exceptionally good for your wellbeing. Ski passes which include spa treatments are available, and if you want to learn more about the town you can take one of the many historic tours. Evenings in Barèges can be as relaxing or as lively as you want with a wealth of restaurants, bars, and après ski activities available.