Built at 1800 metres high, in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees, between France and Spain, Font-Romeu offers a scenic view over the surrounding mountain ranges which rise up to more than 2900 metres.
Font-Romeu is known as the sunniest ski resort in France with over 3000 hours of sunshine per year, the resort also benefits from an exceptional climate and brings together all the ingredients necessary for a truly amazing winter sports vacation: great snow, lots of sun, welcoming locals and a vibrant après-ski.
Font-Romeu Pyrenees 2000 ranks among the best equipped in Europe for artificial snow - with 500 snow cannons covering 54 km of ski runs.
Children and beginners can enjoy specially set-aside areas for ski virgins consisting of 6 green beginner slopes which are a great place to learn or to practice.
Of cause the “Nu-Skool” generation of winter sports enthusiasts can find their home in Font-Romeu. The snow park which is open to skiers and snowboarders is a guaranteed hit offering a range of obstacles for all abilities (beginners to pros).
Font-Romeu also has a dedicated cross country area which is classed as one of the best in the region: 111 km of trails and tracks that traverse the forests and meadows surrounding the resort.
Just because you're in a ski resort it doesn't mean you can't have fun without skis, Font-Romeu offers a full range of sports and leisure activities for everyone.
Why not try out snow downhill mountain biking, helicopter rides or heli-skiing (in Andorra), dog sledding, hiking or even themed nights spent in an igloo??
For those looking for something a little bit easier on the body Font-Romeu has bowling, a zoo, a casino and a cinema. There are two spas, the St. Thomas thermal spa or the Llo spa which have a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Everything you need to let your hair down and really relax.
As for child care, Font-Romeu has several options: The "Accueil du Petit Montagnard” (Home of Little Mountaineer) welcomes children from 18 months to 3 years old. There is also the leisure centre which has a centre offering childcare for kids aged between 2 1 / 2 upto 6 years old. They also offer a service for kids aged from 6 to 12 years old. "The Marmotte" takes children from 3 to 12 years old as well.