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Guzet, a small resort in the heart of the mountains

Also known as Guzet-neige, Guzet is a winter sports resort located in the Pyrenees in Ariege. The station is known for its history which is entirely specific to it. It was created around the 1950s starting with the establishment of of the ski lifts. In 1960, the different slopes were designed.

Beautiful panoramas on the Ariège Pyrenees

Disposing of 1400 meters of altitude, Guzet promises an environment that is breathtaking. The resort, through its forest of fir trees, offers a 360 ° panoramic view. A beautiful orientation is at your disposal. Also, it is possible for you to enjoy a beautiful view on the valleys of the Haut-Salat. On the massif, the natural air will know how to refresh you amply.

Being located at 1 h 45 from Toulouse, this station of French winter sports is easily accessible by the Valley of Ustou. It can be reached directly to Parma col de Latrape. The station is close to the Prat Mataou chalets area which is a place full of charm.

A place with many activities

If there is a location where you can enjoy the good time, it is Guzet. Indeed, this station has many ski slopes that are fully worked to meet the needs of all skiers. For an unforgettable stay, the station puts in place 3 areas Guzet 1400, Prat-Mataoi and Freychet. More than thirty slopes adapted to different levels are to enjoy on the ski area of the resort.

Regarding the activities The resort offers many choices. Thanks to these 1700 m of descent, Guzet promises a good glide for the ski lovers. Besides that, the place offers a space to take pleasure. It sets up a spa area that offers you theopportunity to relax.

The ski area of Guzet in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Guzet
Commune Ustou
Massif Pyrenees Massif
Department Ariege
Mountain Pyrenees
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 40
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 40
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 7
Name of the ski area Guzet
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 100
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 100
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 600
Total height of the domain (in m) 1 000
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 0
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 7
Number of blue trails 9
Number of red trails 9
Number of black runs 4
Total number of downhill ski trails 29
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts 11
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 4
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 15
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 1
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 3
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex and spa Yes
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 301
Slogan of the station Ariege & Pyrenees
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Foix
Bus shuttle to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 812
? Price survey in the station ?
Price of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 33 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 169 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 100 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 50 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 300 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 450 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 838 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 1 274 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 1 250 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 1 400 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 75 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 140 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 8
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 8
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 6
Note on the diversity of activities offered (except skiing) / 10 7
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 6
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 8
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 7,1
? Ranking according to ? 103rd position out of 232 stations in France

Guzet in Questions / Answers

  • What are the activities in winter in Guzet ?

The resort of Guzet is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Luge This resort offers you in winter to enjoy the sensations of sliding offered by its slopes. You will be able to have fun with your family or friends thanks to this activity.

Snowshoeing Guzet : it also offers snowshoeing tours that will allow you to explore the snowy nature of Guzet. You will have the opportunity to discover its fauna and flora.

Snowboard The resort of Guzet has also thought of snowboarders who can enjoy a Snow Park. This Snow Park will allow you to ride freely and enjoy the sensations offered by the snow.

Paragliding This activity will allow you to discover the sensations offered by the height. You can also enjoy the view offered by this height.

  • What are the activities in summer at the resort of Guzet ?

The resort of Guzet also offers many summer activities such as :

Luge on Rails This activity allows you to fully enjoy the sensations of sledding even in summer.

Hiking You can discover the beauty of the nature of Guzet at your own pace. That will enable you to discover its landscapes, its fauna and its flora.

MOUNTAIN BIKE It also offers to the fans of the kind to make of the mountain bike. You will be able to take advantage of its relief, to roll down its slopes and to make the full of strong sensation.

Kart Perfect for young and old, this activity allows you to enjoy the pleasures of go-karts. You can drive them safely on a course designed for this purpose.

  • What to visit in Guzet and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Guzet, we can mention : Waterfalls of Ars, Aulus-les-Bains, The pond of Lers, The Castle of Montsegur.

  • Where to eat in Guzet ?

The resort of Guzet offers more than 15 restaurants among which we can quote: Beauregard Restaurant, Snowfields, The Refuge.

Guzet offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Auberge Les Myrtilles, Auberge des Deux Rivieres, Auberge du Haut Salat.

  • What is the size of the Guzet ski area?

The ski area of the resort of Guzet has a size of 40 kilometers, divided into 29 trails. Of these runs, the longest is 0.1 kilometers. It also has 3 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Guzet?

This area has an altitude between 1100 meters and 2100 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Guzet package?

Their packages start at 33 euros per day, and 169 euros per week

  • What is the average price of a rental apartment in Guzet?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price found is 300, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price found per week is 450.

  • Does the resort of Guzet have a bike park?

Yes, it has a 16 kilometer long Bike Park with 10 trails, the longest of which measures 4.3 kilometers.

  • How to get to Guzet by train ?

You can easily get there from the Foix train station. Then you will have to take a Bus or a Taxi to get to the station.

  • What is the zip code of Guzet ?

The zip code of Guzet is 09140.

  • In which department is located the station of Guzet ?

The station of Guzet is located in the department of Ariège.

  • Does the resort of Guzet have a tourist office ?

The resort of Guzet is part of the Couserans Pyrénées office: Tourist information office of Guzet. It is located at 1400 Guzet-Ski, 09140 Ustou, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Guzet ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where to find information about the weather in Guzet ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Guzet station at

  • What is the opening date of the lifts in Guzet ?

In Guzet, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in Guzet ?

Yes, it is at the address 1500 Guzet-Ski, 09140 Ustou, France.

What is’s opinion about Guzet ?

In the end, gives the resort of Guzet the average rating of 7.14/10, which ranks it 105th in France. Its strong points are : the charm of the resort, the average snowfall, the cost of a stay.

Map of the ski slopes of Guzet

Guzet - ski slope map
Guzet – ski slope map
Guzet - Map of the village and the slopes
Guzet – Map of the village and the slopes

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