Ski season can be short, and temperatures are already projected to start rising in the coming weeks. So best go now, if you can. For a last-minute getaway to Cauterets, here’s a few tips.
You can reach Le Cirque du Lys with a 12-minute gondolan ride from Cauterets. The summit offers a wide panoramic view. And its altitude makes it one of the better bets for snow quality in the Pyrénées. There are 22 runs and 15 lifts to keep you moving. A single day lift ticket is €37.50.
Hiking and Snowhoeing
If you’re searching for other activities, a shuttle with take you 7km outside the village toward the Pont d’Espagne, where there is cross-country skiing, hikes, and snowshoeing.
Les Bains du Rocher is located just off the city center. With indoor and outdoor pools, its relaxing with gorgeous views. Inside there are also steam rooms, jacuzzi, and all the spa goodness you want after a day of skiing. A 2 hour pass to the paths for an adult is €20.
Where To Stay
Le Lion d’Or
Its 18 rooms range in price during the high season from €86 per night to €202.
Le bois JoliIts 14 rooms range in price during the high season from 2 person for €150 to 4 person for €198.
Located in the city center, a short walk from the gondola.
Where To Eat
L’abri du Benques
Chef Julien Canton was trained under famed chefs Jean Coussau of Magesq, Georges Blanc of Vonnas and Michel Sarran of Toulouse.
+33(0)5 62 92 50 15
Cabane du Bois joli
If you’re looking for something a bit more chill and mid-budget for the family, this resto offers local specialties and classic French dishes.
06 48 40 26 17
Classic French bistro, well reviewed and also with local dishes.
Pizza. Ice cream. Undying love from your children.