Ski Holidays in Bareges, France
Barages is part of the breathtaking Tourmalet ski area in France, where skiers can look forward to majestic scenery, a relaxing atmosphere and excellent runs. The region benefits from a wonderful wintry climate, providing supreme snow cover for wintersports enthusiasts wanting a chilled-out break.
Bareges Ski Resort
Located in the French Pyrenees, there is much to explore for skiers in Bareges and the nearby La Mongie. It is based at an altitude of between 1,250m and 2,500m and offers some beautiful panoramic views of the local landscape.
Tourists can look forward to a laid-back atmosphere in the region’s many excellent hotels and apartments. The area is not just a holiday destination for skiing, either, as the magical surroundings and peaceful atmosphere make it a winter wonderland.
Skiing in Bareges
Skiing in Bareges is an absolute joy thanks to the wonderful runs available. The scenery here is unlike many options across Europe, with wooded trails and a range of other terrain that makes it a must-visit for skiers looking for a mix of exciting courses.
The conditions here make it a fantastic place for beginners to get to grips with the sport, while experts can visit the Pic d’Ayre area for some more difficult runs.
Snow conditions in Bareges
Thanks to the position of Bareges, skiers can enjoy excellent snow coverage between December and April. There are a total of 170 snow cannons to help ensure that terrain is never negatively impacted by long dry spells.
Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Bareges
Bareges benefits from a fantastic atmosphere, with many different eateries and bars to choose from, serving both French and Pyrenean cuisine. The vibe here is more laid-back than many of Europe’s livelier resorts, but there is a selection of great bars on the Rue Ramond that leads through to the village.
If you’re after something a little different, a torch-lit descent down the slopes across the resort’s wooded trails could be a fantastic option, allowing you to see the majestic scenery of the Pyrenees after dark.
Transfer time in Bareges
The closest airport to Bareges is Lourdes, which is just 33 miles away.
Ski Hire in Barèges
There are normally a number of shops where you can pick up your pre-booked ski or snowboard equipment from. Which shop you go to will depend on where you are staying in Barèges. Here is a guide to ski or snowboard hire in Barèges:
|Ski Hire Type||Adult 6 days||Child 6 days|
|Bronze - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£79||£55|
|Silver - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£109||£71|
|Gold - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£129|
|Platinum - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£139|
You can book your ski hire for your trip to Barèges here