Large as life !
Saint-Lary proposes all the services that a major ski resort can offer to the family and the sports enthusiast, together with the activities of its relaxation and well-being centre.
It has successfully kept intact its local colour and authentic Pyrenean setting with its typical village.
Resort height : 1700 to 2515m
No. of lift : 31
No. of slopes : 55
Total pistes length : 100 km (about 63 miles)
Snow canons : 275
Snowpark : yes, AFS agreed, practice area, half-pipe.
Purpose built : no
Snow : ***
Beginners’ Area : **
Off piste : *
Non skiers : **
Saint-Lary: a clever mix of nature and modernity
St Lary offers all the activities of a large ski resort, whilst remaining family friendly and sporty.
The lively village, at the foot of the pistes, is of traditional local architecture and situated in close proximity to the nature reserves of the Néouvielle and Aulon and to Spain.
This setting is exceptional.
Skiing in Saint-Lary
From the village a cable-car climbs to Pla d'Adet, one of the three ski areas.
From there these areas merge, forming a huge ski area of 100 hectares of pistes. There is every sort of run with skiing for all tastes, a snowpark and a beginners' area, the 250 snow cannons ensure perfect snow conditions
In the village at the foot of the ski runs you will have a great choice of accommodation: apartments, chalets, 2* and 3* hotels, tourist residences, bed-and-breakfast, holiday centres, snow caravans, staging hostels and refuge
Spa Bath and the Après-ski
For the apres-ski a visit to Sensoria, the well being centre is a must. The Sensoria Rio area offers a wide range of activities for all tastes, have fun in a mountain canyon setting! For customised treatment try health and beauty areas.
The bars and the restaurants of the village offer the visitor a warm welcome.
You can also discover the local heritage and history at the Maison du Pastoralisme where the life of those who live in the mountains will be explained.
The resort overview
Saint-Lary proposes you different activities from paragliding to snowbikes; from a trekking tour on the numerous hiking paths to tennis courts.
In the village you could assist several events (and particularly the International Festival of Freeride movie), go nightclubbing, rent a video or discover the Maison du Parc National des Pyrénées
Teenagers will have fun at the skating rink, the video games arcades. The youngest will enjoy the merry-go-round
For families there are lots of services: "Famille Plus Montagne" label: warrant of the quality of how the children and their families are received.
The « Altikid » fixed price offer is an to take the children in the village to the skiing courses.
In the skiing area the «Kidpark» is a playground area in the snow for children between 6 and 12 year olds at Saint- Lary 1700. For those from 3 month old there are kindergarden and snow gardens.
The resort strong point
St Lary is a lively village, full of character and close to the Spanish border.
From Lourdes Pyrenees airport: About 1h10 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.