The Eaux-Bonnes community is home to Gourettes, one of the largest ski resorts in the Pyreneans. Due to the southern exposure of the ski resort visitors are rewarded with wintry surroundings and excellent weather conditions.
Beginners don’t need to hide from the expert skiers and boarders. The atmosphere here is friendly and the 30 trails of varied levels of difficulty offer something to fit everybody’s fancy.
Gourettes has lots more to offer beyond the slopes. Families with small children can make use of the kindergarten and its professional daycare programme. And for recreation after a fun and active day, the Thermal Spa Center is the place to be. Recharge your batteries with a Hydromassage, Saune or simply relaxing in the whirlpool.
- Elevated between 1,350 m and 2,450 m, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in the Pyrenees. The vertical drop from summit to base is 1,100 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 868 m.
- Season starts on 9 Dec and ends on 15 Apr (127 days). Average season duration in France is 118 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (9 Dec to 15 Apr) is 0 cm at summit elevation and 0 cm at base elevation. Therefore Gourette is among the 3 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in the Pyrenees.
- Gourette features 36 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in France is 61 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 17 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
Snow Making Machines: 158