A spacious playing field
Spacious playing field situated a stone’s thrown from Spain, with its wide tracks for exercise in all « sliding sport » disciplines and a snow cover guaranteed throughout the winter, also offers original other-than skiing activities.
Resort height : 1420 to 2600 m
No. of lift : 11
No. of slopes : 38
Total pistes length : 65km (about 41 miles)
Snow canons : 50
Snowpark : yes
Purpose built : yes
Snow : ***
Beginners' Area : ***
Off piste : **
Non skiers : *
Piau-Engaly: The most Spanish of the French Playground
This resort which is situated a few paces from the Spanish border offers a brilliant playground for skiers and boarders.
Piau is at the foot of the pistes. It has a real high mountain feel and offers magnificent panoramas, its buildings literally melt into the slopes.
The range of mountain activites on offer is huge and even includes diving beneath frozen lakes! The snow cover is there all winter
Skiing in Piau-Engaly
The ski area of Piau Engaly has 41 pisted runs with a 1100 metre drop.
'Big Blue' (La Grand Bleu) is a 7kms long run and is an ideal way to discover the ski area, there is also a huge beginners' area, wide cruising pistes, some technically difficult slopes and freeride runs in the Badet valley and a snowboard space with boardercross, with big airs, handrails...
And so you do not lose any time at all... high-speed lifts. Perfect snow conditions are contractually guaranteed all season!
At the resort: apartments in residences perfectly blending with the countryside, holiday centres.
In the valley: 2 star family hotel and chalets and apartments.
Spa bath and the Après-ski
For the apres-ski Piau Engaly offers all sorts of activities, themed evenings, entertainments, games, night skiing, and why not a little relaxation at the Sensoria Spa baths in Saint-Lary, 20 km away.
The resort overview
Cars are not allowed in the resort, there is access for pedestrians to all the services the resort is completely secured.
Apart from skiing, you can do several activities: ice falls climbing, diving beneath frozen lakes, dog-sleigh or snowshoe outings.
Children will discover skiing in the beginners' area at the foot of the snow cover, fully secured with dedicated lifts. Your children between 3 month old and 12 year olds can go to the kindergartens and snow gardens.
The resort strong point
A high altitude resort with guaranteed snow and close to the Spanish border.
From Lourdes Pyrenees airport: About 1h40 drive, about £ 1.4 - 1.7€
Motorway A64 towards Toulouse
Exit 16 Lannemezan/Arreau, then continue towards Arreau
After Arreau take D929 towards Saint-Lary-Soulan and Fabian
After Fabian take D118 towards Piau-Engaly.
A la carte airport and station transfers: this transport service is made to measure and adapted to your wishes. Air conditioned minibus can carry 1 - 7 persons in complete comfort, with your baggage to any destination in the south west. Information: 00 33 562 56 70 00