Sport Excursions

Water sports in Ariege :

Water sports at lake Montbel :

Lake Montbel

The artificial lake of Léran-Montbel, spreading on more than 5 km² and located between Ariège and Aude Départements, offers several sport and leisure activities in addition to beaches set for bathers. Sailing school, pedalos, small boats, fishing, bicycle trips and hiking… Lake Montbel is an appealing destination for a trip in Ariege.

Bathing is authorized and supervised from July the 1st to August the 31st.

Adress : Lac de Léran-Montbel

09600 Léran

Phone : +33 (0)5 61 01 11 73

Water-skiing at Mercus :

Lake Mercus

15min away by car from l’oustal de Trévillethe water-sports establishment set on the lake of Mercus allows enjoying water-skiing at lesser costs.

Open every afternoon the whole summer

€14 the hour, other pricings are available

Adress : Route d’Amplaing

09400 Mercus-Garrabet

Phone : +33 (0)5 61 05 80 50

Winter sports in Ariege :

Located near the Pyrénées, l’Oustal de Tréville gives directions for going skiing in one of the different resorts nearby by putting at your disposal a short list of interesting spots for winter sports and their situation on the map.

Ax 3 Domaines

Ax 3 Domaines (50min by car)

ski resort open from 8.30 to 20.00

Adress : Boulevard de la Griole

09110 Ax-les-Thermes

Phone : +33 (0)5 61 64 20 06



ski resort open from 8.00 to 20.00

Adress : Plateau de Beille

09310 Les Cabannes

Phone : +33 (0)5 34 09 35 35

Goulier Neige

Station Goulier Neige (50min by car)

ski resort open from 9.00 to 17.00

Adress : La Prado

09220 Goulier

Phone : +33 (0)5 61 64 88 99

Hiking through Ariege :

Hiking in Ariege

Ariege, through its rural and pittoresque essence and its diverse topography, is a favourable country of hiking and wandering. May you prefer short distances and low difference in height or, a contrario, long and demanding paths that can reach up to 1km of difference in height, Ariege contains several itineraries of hiking whose every parameters have been recorded by

The natural hot springs of Mérens Les Vals, Ariege
The hiking network of the eastern Pyrénées GR10 in Ariege

The GR10 hiking network of Ariege, whose parts each take up to the entire day to walk through, is especially recommended as it is the occasion to discover and benefit from the natural hot springs of Mérens Les Vals. These springs constitute actual natural baths for which no development whatsoever has been applied. The access being completely free, they allow the hikers who wander these parts to have an extraordinary stopover in a bucolic setting.