You aim to set up a tourism business in the Pyrenees, seeking a destination far from the hectic pace of the city? Ariège awaits you with its wide open spaces, Nature, heritage and peaceful lifestyle.
Dating from prehistoric times, as well as Antiquity and the Middle Ages, historical jewels abound: a rich assortment of castles, prehistoric caves, mediaeval towns, etc.
Outdoor tourism is also flourishing, in exceptional unspoilt surroundings: contrasting scenery, lakes and peaks of unbelievable beauty. Trekking, cycling, climbing, white-water activities, thrill sports, … plenty of excitement for all the family!
The Pyrenees offer plenty of scope for developing winter tourism with downhill ski resorts, nordic skiing centres and winter activities such as dog sledding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Thanks to its spa resorts, Ariège is a wonderful destination for cure seekers.
Cultural tourism is an important factor the département’s development and appeal.
L’Estive, Ariège’s national stage, proposes a rich and varied cultural programme.
A number of emblematic events highlight the tourist season.
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