Your host, Meredith, is a mountain, skier, climber, cyclist and historian
who lives here for 25 years; she will advise you.
Haute Ariege offers renowned challenges for cyclists, and Route Eaves part
the "Classic Cols' challenge. Or dare our cycle race, The Ariégeoise it is mountainous!
In addition, there are 5 mountain stages of the Tour de France by bicycle from my home ..
There are more mountain lakes, and also more wild orchid varieties,
in the Haute Ariege in all other departments of France !
Plateau de Beille (visible from the kitchen),
offers the highest resort dedicated to skiing in France.
For architectural historians, and Axiat Route Cornices are part of a circuit chapels and small
Romanesque churches ; a dozen are between 5 minutes and 1 hour from home.
Finally, relax at Bains Couloubret, (20 min)
wider, warmer and recently renovated thermal baths in the Pyrenees: 700m Wellness.