Skiing with children in the Pyrenees

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The snowflakes are starting to fall, furry coats are making a comeback and hot chocolates by the fireplace are a delight? No doubt, it's time to go skiing ! Boots, hats, scarves, gloves, everything is ready for your stay in the mountains with the children. And to please them, book quickly in one of the resorts in the Pyrenees suitable for little ones. Activities, entertainment and private lessons, they will love it.

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Taking the kids skiing in the Pyrenees

Ski resorts in the Pyrenees, pure happiness for children

Ski resorts have understood this well, families love to escape to winter sports. Over the years, they have adapted and many of them now offer structures and activities that meet the needs of young and old alike. Ski lessons, introduction to snowboarding and lively games on the snow, they are sure to have a lot of fun. Services have also developed, with restaurants offering children's menu, daycare centers at the foot of the slopes , stroller rentals and medical services nearby. The Pyrenees is not just about skiing since many activities are offered. Put on your snowshoes for a hike , slide on a scooter or make an igloo with your children, a pleasure to share with the family without moderation. Above all, don't forget to look up to admire the magnificent mountainous landscapes. The ski resorts of the Pyrenees are ideal for getting away from it all.


Find our list of the best ski resorts in the Pyrenees


Grand Tourmalet

Grand Tourmalet
Grand Tourmalet

The Grand Tourmalet ski resort, which brings together Barèges and La Mongie, invites you to try XXL version skiing. ...

Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Gavarnie Gedre Ski Resort

Gavarnie Gedre Ski Resort
Gavarnie Gedre Ski Resort

Cradle of Pyreneism and heir to a long mountain tradition, the Gavarnie-Gèdre ski resort was created in 1971. It ...

Gavarnie-Gèdre

Saint Lary

Saint Lary
Saint Lary

Saint Lary. Experience the Pyrenees Saint-Lary Soulan, the Pyrenean village that lives, that breathes, that ...

Saint-Lary-Soulan

Saint-Lary-Soulan, the ideal ski resort to enjoy with the family

In the Hautes-Pyrénées, 45 minutes from Lannemezan, the Saint-Lary-Soulan ski resort is the dream destination for all parents. Labeled “ Famille Plus Montagne ”, you are sure not to make a mistake. From accommodation to infrastructure and support, everything has been designed to offer you a perfect stay for skiing with your children. Sliding areas, ski school, snow garden and toboggan runs, there is something for all ages and all desires. The Piou Piou club allows newbies to learn to ski, accompanied by professional instructors. Once the snow plow is well integrated, take your children sliding on the outdoor ice rink before taking advantage of the Family Pass at Sensoria Rio for a nice warm bath. At nightfall, the traditional torchlight descent amazes young and old who fall asleep dreaming of returning to ski in the Pyrenees. Don't forget to photograph Mr. Patou who is frolicking in the village with the children.


Saint-Lary Photo: St lary Tourist Office
Saint-Lary Photo: St lary Tourist Office

The Gavarnie-Gèdre ski resort, a paradise for little ones who want to ski

Near the Spanish border south of the Pyrenees, this ski resort, discreet and authentic, offers an enchanted stay for families who want to enjoy without being rushed. Labeled “ Kid Station ”, it is ideal for sliding on the slopes with your children who can visit the Kid Park once they reach the bottom, or slide on the snow buoys. Skiing or snowboarding, it's up to them to choose what they like best, before taking group or private lessons at the Club Piou Piou in Gavarnie Neige. A teddy bear and stars professional will be happy to introduce them. Do you want to accompany your little ones on the snow? Put on your skis in the initiation area to practice, then slide down the longest green slope in the Pyrenees. Proud of his descent, your little one will be able to give a hug to the station's new mascot, a handsome Isard named Nanar. Take advantage of special rates for families in Gavarnie-Gèdre, and experience unusual moments with your children like an evening on a snow groomer.


Gavarnie Gèdre Photo: Ger Gan
Gavarnie Gèdre Photo: Ger Gan

The Peyragudes ski resort, the joy of skiing with your children in the Pyrenees

You will need more than a week to enjoy all the activities offered by this “Family +” labeled ski resort. Services, shops and accommodation, everyone is delighted to welcome families with advantageous and adapted rates. You can slide without hassle on the slopes with your children on a 2 hectare area dedicated to beginners. Hoops, tunnels and wagons, what fun to have. The older ones will take to the funslope and slalom slopes for acrobatics on skis or snowboards, while the little ones will have fun lessons in the kindergarten from 3 years old. Is your child tired? Entrust it to the crèche located at the foot of the slopes so as not to deprive yourself of the sensations of sliding. You can continue the day at Balnéa thermal complex surrounded by the mountains, warm and pleasant baths open to children from 9 months old. No doubt, your children will love the Peyragude ski resort, especially since for several years, the heroes of Gulli have been taking to the slopes for shows and enchanting activities.


The Louron Valley @N’Py via @Peyragudes
The Louron Valley @N'Py via @Peyragudes

Restaurant Balnéa

Restaurant Balnéa
Restaurant Balnéa

TAKE AWAY AVAILABLE from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. ! Because it is not well-being without pleasure of the palate, Balnéa ...

Loudenvielle

Hampton by Hilton

Hampton by Hilton
Hampton by Hilton

The Hampton by Hilton Toulouse Airport hotel is the perfect place to visit the cities of Blagnac, Toulouse and its ...

Blagnac

Le BRASERO

Le BRASERO
Le BRASERO

The restaurant Le Brasero in Argelès-Gazost offers you generous cuisine with flavors from the South-West. The ...

Argelès-Gazost

The Grand Tourmalet Pic du Midi resort, a fun family escape in the Pyrenees

And yes, the Piou Piou Club is everywhere, but very practical for keeping the children busy during the winter holidays. Accompanied by professional skiers, they will have all the help they need to learn to ski before trying their hand at the beginner area or the Marmottes route. Very well signposted, it takes you along 11 km of green and blue slopes, a peaceful family outing facing the magnificent mountainous landscapes. Many activities and activities are suitable for young and old with puzzle games and a long 3.3 km toboggan run. The family zone is ideal for keeping busy when the skis are off. Snowtubing, playgrounds, makeup workshops and fun trails, there is something for everyone. Take advantage of the daycare to look after your little ones, drop off your older ones at the children's club, ski, it's your day!

Read the information sheet on the Grand Tourmalet station


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Grand Tourmalet Pic du Midi Photo: Tourist Office
Grand Tourmalet Pic du Midi Photo: Tourist Office

The Luchon-Superbagnères ski resort, slopes suitable for children in the Pyrenees

Children and parents alike will be delighted to enjoy the pleasures of sliding on gentle, sunny slopes. Start with lessons for the youngest at Club Piou Piou, which offers group or individual sessions, before taking their first tests. Blanchot, whistle or garolou, your scoundrels will be proud to show you their beautiful medal. From 4 years old, they can enjoy the fun initiation around adapted entertainment and activities. Then climb in the gondola to reach the slopes with open views, for a beautiful, light descent through the forest. Tunnel carpet, toboggan run, snowboard run and educational course, what a pleasure to enjoy board sports with your children. Put on your boots and put on your hats, let's go for a snowy stay.


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Résidence Illixon

Résidence Illixon
Résidence Illixon

At the extreme south of Haute-Garonne, in the heart of the Pyrenees, the Illixon*** tourist residence welcomes you ...

122 m - Bagnères-de-Luchon

Hotel & Spa Gasquet

Hotel & Spa Gasquet
Hotel & Spa Gasquet

Hotel and Spa Gasquet in Bagnères de Luchon Our Hotel Luchon Spa Gasquet offers 20 rooms on the alleys of Etigny. ...

163 m - Bagnères-de-Luchon

The Patio of Luchon

The Patio of Luchon
The Patio of Luchon

WELCOME In the heart of the Pyrenees, Le Patio de Luchon welcomes you in an old hotel entirely renovated in guest ...

193 m - Bagnères-de-Luchon

It will not be easy to choose your favorite destination for skiing with your children in the Pyrenees. Find out, there are many activities that complement skiing, such as family dog sled outings, igloo making or groomer rides on the snow. Happy holidays in the Pyrenees!

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