4km from Tourmalet mountain pass and 25km from Bagneres-de-Bigorre, La Mongie is THE Pyrenean ski resort, it was built on the sides of the Pic du Midi and is divided into 2 centres : La Mongie 1800 and La Mongie-Tourmalet (2000m).
The Pyrenees form a natural frontier between France and Spain displaying a wild and wonderful environment, rich and varied plants and wild life. It is a region rich in history and culture. Relax in unspoilt settings, enjoy the clear waters of rivers and mountainstreams, the torrents and waterfalls... Try mountain biking, climbing...The area is also famous for its spa resorts. Keep your eyes wide open to the great vistas the Pyrenees National Park has to offer! Whether you are in Pyrenées Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrénees or Midi-Pyrénées, you will be amazed by the warm welcome from the locals and won't miss a chance to bring back recipes of a regional wholesome cuisine drenched in olive oil and tasting of sunshine.
France offers a bewildering array of food and wines from delicious regional specialties to exquisite haute cuisine. With over 340 sorts of cheese and 450 quality wines, there is always something new to discover in France.
Beyond gastronomy, from North to South France, sparkles with a rich cultural and historical heritage. Its many castles, churches, cathedrals and museums which are carefully preserved and restored makes it one the most sought after and enthralling destinations for holidaymakers from around the globe.
France takes prides in the rich and diverse tapestry of its magnificent landscapes which have been celebrated throughout the centuries by its many famous writers, poets and artists in words and creations so many of which have become part of the world's cultural heritage and still inspire today's travellers to discover it for themselves. Whether you are looking for a relaxing beach holiday or want to escape to the countryside, whether you wish to step back into history or are searching for an active sporting adventure, France will welcome you with open arms, seduce you with its warmth and entertain you with its wide range of attractions enabling you to achieve that perfect holiday.