This department is well named! Feet in the ocean and the Pyrenees mountains at your fingertips.
Pyrenees-Atlantiques have marked landscapes in the south by the Pyrenees and influenced on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.
Try winter sports in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques is to enjoy a day of skiing in one of three ski resorts that are Artouste Gourette and Pierre St-Martin
With a unique view of l'Ossau, Artouste resort is the hub of modern snow sports. New destination for those looking for untouched slopes and powdery rides. With challenging snow parks, boardercrosses, a thrilling quarter-pipe and a daring half-pipe the Artouste resort fulfils its promise…an experience of pure adrenaline.
With family or friends, at the foot of the slopes, Gourette offers all things to satisfy your cravings for skiing, snow, mountains ... Utltra-modern equipment, ski areas for all levels, the most important beginning sector of the Pyrenees.
Pierre St-Martin, a charming resort in an exceptional setting, prepare to indulge yourself in the winter spirit. It's impossible to resist the cosy atmosphere and welcoming hospitality. Well adapted for first timers there are designated areas to launch off into the great white world of snow sports. For beginners and professionals alike, there are thrilling mountain rides awaiting...