Discover the skiing resorts around the Fontaines d’Escot!  The magnificent Pyrenees in the Bearn region!
Discover the skiing resorts around the Fontaines d’Escot! The magnificent Pyrenees in the Bearn region!

Skiing in the Pyrenees

Skier’s Paradise

France is a skier’s paradise, there is something for everyone. Last year there was more reported snow in the Pyrenees than the Alps and travelling here couldn’t be easier with the low cost airlines and various ferry routes. Fancy trying somewhere new? The Pyrenees could be just the place!

Fontaines d’Escot

We are near to 6 important skiing resorts (30 min to an hour) and we offer winter B&B accommodation and Self-Catering skiing apartments.

Our location, just next to the international route RN 134 means that we are not «out in the sticks», but next to a road that is open throughout the year in all weathers.

This is an important fact as it guarantees, during winter, safe driving and public transport up to the new tunnel of Somport and the Spanish border with the skiing resorts of Somport, Candanchu and Astun.

Transport to Ski Resorts

You could rent a car as explained in the «» pages or take the bus that passes in front of the property. The bus shuttle departs 4 times a day from Oloron to Canfranc Station.

Skiing in the Pyrenees

Best skiing resorts in the Pyrenees

Nearest Ski Resorts to Fontaines d’Escot
Ski Resort Altitude
(m)
Distance
from Château
Travelling
Time (mins)
Directions
from Château
km miles
Somport
(France)
1,600 - 1,700 37 22 37 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Somport ski resort
Pierre Saint-Martin
(France)
1,650 - 2,200 38 23 35 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Pierre St-Martin ski resort
Candanchu
(Spain)
1,500 - 2,400 40 24 40 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Candanchu ski resort
Astun
(Spain)
1,650 - 2,300 41 25 42 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Astun ski resort
Gourette
(France)
1,400 - 2,400 50 31 55 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Gourette ski resort
Artouste
(France)
1,400 - 2,100 59 37 59 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Artouste ski resort
Please note: All of the above websites have web cams and weather reports that you can check. If you will be driving to the ski resorts we suggest that you have ski chains on your car. These are available from service stations near the resorts.
Skiing for all levels in the sky resorts around the Fontaines d’Escot.
Skiing for all levels in the sky resorts around the Fontaines d’Escot.