Grand Tourmalet


Grand Tourmalet is situated in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Occitanie region of France. The resort spans across two main villages, namely Bareges and La Mongie. The ski area covers a wide range of elevations of 1250 meters - 2500 meters , providing opportunities for skiing at different altitudes. The higher elevations often offer stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. The resort is equipped with modern ski lifts, including cable cars and chairlifts, to transport visitors efficiently across the slopes. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, visitors to the Grand Tourmalet ski area can enjoy various winter activities such as snowshoeing, sledding, and hiking. The region's natural beauty makes it an attractive destination for those seeking a winter getaway.

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Where is Grand Tourmalet located?

The Grand Tourmalet ski area is located in the French Pyrenees. Specifically, it is situated in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Occitanie region of France. The ski area spans two main villages: Bareges and La Mongie. These villages serve as the base for visitors exploring the slopes and enjoying winter activities in the Grand Tourmalet ski area.

The closest airports are located in Pau, approximately 1.5 hours away, and Ossun (Tarbes/Lourdes), about 45 minutes away. Toulouse and Biarritz can be reached by car within 2.5 hours. The nearest train station to Bareges & La Mongie is situated in Lourdes.

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