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walking holidays in the french pyrenees
Self-guided or with a Leader. Self-catering or B&B Accommodation.
Chemin de la Liberte. Routes to Andorra & Spain. Wildlife & Nature Specialists. 'In the Footsteps of the Cathars'.
Pyrenees Circular & Family-friendly Walks.
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We are based in Sieuras, one hour south of Toulouse, 1.5 hours from Carcassonne.
We can provide or arrange self-catering or B&B accommodation, depending on your requirements.
Airport collections & route pick-up/drop-off points can be arranged. Route planning & logistics support.
We are in an exceptional location for exploring the Pyrenees & the western Languedoc. We have broad experience of walking in the Pyrenees from the high refuges to orchids, birdwatching & historical walks at lower levels. We snowshoe & cross-country ski.
The Pyrenees can appear, at first glance, to be a daunting prospect for walkers but the Pyrenees are in fact very accessible, offering something for everyone, regardless of fitness, ability & experience. However, at up to 3000m and with the possibility of snow at anytime of the year, just as in the Alps, you should be fully prepared.
Local knowledge is crucial. We are more than happy to offer advice, just please ask?
Please read on to see what we can offer. We have many more walks to suggest beyond what is covered on this site so far.
The Central Pyrenees of the Ariege offer an amazing mix of beautiful landscapes, history & culture. There is just too much information to cover in one website. Therefore, I have tried to design this Site to gain your interest & to hopefully encourage you to find out more!
Yvett on the way up to the Refuge Estagnous, Mt Valier.
There are routes incorporating Cathar castles, cirques of old glaciers, numerous snow-shoeing areas that are accessible and free of avalanche threats. There are also a number of manned refuges and many unmanned 'huts'. The weather can be changeable at any time of the year. Snow tends to stay at higher levels until August; fresh snow can arrive in September. Thunderstorms in high summer can occur daily. September therefore tends to be the best time of the year if you wish to reach the higher summits safely, without alpine equipment. It is imperative that you are properly equipped for whatever walk you undertake. Rugged footwear, boots are mandatory. Wet weather clothing should always be carried. Water is also very important; temperatures rise to 30+ frequently in the summer.
Snowshoeing above the Col Marrous, Ariege.
Please contact us for further help & advice.
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