Cross-country skiing in the Pyrenees: the best resorts


Pyrénées

The Pyrenees remain the second ski destination in France, well back still behind the Alps. Pyrenean resorts have yet enough to keep the lozenge up in many Alpine resorts ... and this is particularly true for cross-country skiing and Nordic walking. Through the massive, several resorts are distinguished by the quality of their area, the scenic beauty and detail that is important, the overall feel of the resort itself.

To help you navigate it, here are some of the best resorts in the Pyrenees to cross country skiing:

- Font-Romeu-Pyrénées 2000

At the heart of the Natural Park of the Catalan Pyrenees, Font-Romeu is one of the ski resorts most famous of the Pyrenees for the quality of its ski area, cross country included: a northern area of ​​110 kilometers many trails, beautiful landscapes, cross-country skiers are enjoying in the corner.

Website: http://www.pyrenees2000.com

- Chioula

A paradise resort for skiing lovers and nature. Across the tracks, all colors are represented, we explore the area around the Chioula which reserve splendid landscapes: valleys, plateaus or forests, more than 50 kilometers up the ski area. Not far from the Ax 3 Domaines to discover!

Website: http://www.chioula.fr

- Mijanès-Donezan

Between 1500 and 2000 meters, near the charming village of Mijanès, Donezan is a pleasant resort where one feels good: quieter because less crowded than its big neighbors, Mijanès-Donezan offers 26 kilometers pistes for all levels of the blue to the hardest black ...

Website: http://www.donezan.com/station_mijanes.html

- Capcir

A big must simply: it is the largest Nordic area in the south of France, more than 190 kilometers on the clock! With so many paths to go, we doubt that the variety of scenery is worth it! A mecca of Nordic skiing in the Pyrenees, as fans surely know already.

Website: http://www.capcir-nordique.com

- Beille

With over 40 kilometers of trails dedicated to skiing, Beille is for all skiers: a green trail for beginners, blue, red and black runs for seasoned skiers, as well as routes for hiking Nordic. A reference station.

Website: www.beille.fr

- L'Etang de Lers

In the Ariege Pyrenees, a beautiful location coupled with a very nice ski area, varied despite a modest size. The 4 tracks, green, blue, red and black, totaling 25 kilometers for all levels of Nordic skiing. Easily accessible from Toulouse in particular (140 km).

Website: http://www.etang-de-lers.fr/hiver.php