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Tourmalet Ski Resort Guide

Tourmalet, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Snowboarders.
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Lift1,250m4,101ft
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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The region of Tourmalet comprises the ski slopes of Barèges and La Mongie.


The ski area includes 2 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 240km149 miles of downhill skiing, with 138 marked pistes, served by a total of 43 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in either of the ski areas of Barèges and La Mongie.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Tourmalet offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Tourmalet is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Barèges and La Mongie.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Tourmalet?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Tourmalet.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Tourmalet

Ski Area Stats

Tourmalet Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
240km149 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Tourmalet Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Tourmalet
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Tourmalet

Ski Hire Shops in Barèges and La Mongie.

For more information, see our page about Tourmalet Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Tourmalet?

This ski resort is in Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées, France.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Tourmalet is Lourdes, 50 minutes drive away.

Pau, Toulouse, Biarritz, San Sebastián and Carcassonne airports are all within three hours drive.

Lourdes is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

There are 43 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Tourmalet open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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