A renowned spa town in the heart of the National Park of the Pyrenees, Cauterêts is also a dynamic and modern winter sports resort.
Its ski area which overlooks the town is directly accessible from the town centre by the Lys gondola lift that takes you from an altitude of 900 m to 1850 m in just 12 mins. You are then at the foot of the magnificent area of the Cirque du Lys 36 km of ski slopes criss-crossing the summits up to an altitude of 2415 m served by 18 ski lifts. The area's ideal orientation allows the wide open slopes to be perfectly covered in snow throughout the winter season.
The area is equipped with one of the 10 best snow parks in France, the Oakley Freestyle Park which will please all thrill seekers, beginners or experts.
A few kilometres away from the town of Cauterêts is the Pont d'Espagne area, an area dedicated to Nordic activities. There you will find many cross-country skiing routes, snowshoe or hiking trails as well as toboggan runs to please the children.
There is a wide range of activities and entertainment available along the streets of the resort for non-skiers. The Les Bains du Rocher spa centre in particular will offer you long periods of well-being and relaxation of an afternoon.
In order to leave without fretting, don't forget to book your ski equipment hire today. It will then be available to collect in the Cauterêts store on arrival at the resort.