Les Angles, a charming high altitude village in the Eastern Pyrenees
Les Angles is a French town in the department of Pyrénées-Orientales, in the Occitan region. It is located exactly in the canton of Mont-Louis and thus in the district of Prades, at the top of the plateau of Capcir. This commune is also bordering the regions of Formiguères, Maternale, Bolquère, La Llagone and Angoustrine-Villeneuve-des-Escaldes. Because of its location geographicalThis commune is part of the Communities of communes of the Catalan Pyrenees.
A rich past, turned towards pastoralism
The origin of the name » Les Angles « is quite ambiguous. If some researchers affirm that this name comes from the Catalan « Els Angles », others stipulate that it is derived from the title of an important character, Sanctus Salvador de Angulis, who lived in the around the year 908.
However, many discoveries in thecountry attest that the commune was already populated in the prehistoric era. However, it was only used as a route in the Antiquity and only becomes important from the Middle Ages. Thus, innumerable vestiges of the archaic times are still in the area. If we mention only the medieval castles, the parish church of Saint Michael and the church of Saint Mariade Vallsera.
The different sports activities available
In winterLes Angles is a hotbed of winter activities, such as snow races, snowshoeing and especially the descents on snowy slopes like skis. Thanks to its 1531 to 2808 m of altitude, the skiable territories of Les Angles are propitious to all kinds of slips namely the Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and snowpark.
The circuits offer a ski descent from a peak and go through the forests before arriving in the heart of the village. Apart from the routes, the actors tourist have focused on the improvement of the ski lifts allowing to have a panoramic view of the region as the crow flies. Thus, there is a 16-seat gondola lift, a chairlift of 6 places in Les Angles.
Les Angles ski area in figures
|⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️||Les Angles|
|Massif||Roc d’Aude – Mont Llaret|
|🗻 Ski area 🗻|
|Size of the village ski area (in klm):||55|
|Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) :||55|
|Longest downhill ski run (in km)||6|
|Name of the ski area||Les Angles|
|❄ Altitude of ski area ❄|
|Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)||1 650|
|Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)||2 400|
|Average altitude of the ski area (in m)||2 025|
|Total height of the domain (in m)||750|
|Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)||138|
|🎿 Difficulty of ski trails 🎿|
|Number of green runs||14|
|Number of blue trails||9|
|Number of red trails||14|
|Number of black runs||8|
|Total number of downhill ski runs||45|
|🚡 Ski lifts 🚡|
|Fixed grip chairlifts||1|
|Total number of lifts||23|
|🌲 Nordic ski area 🌲|
|Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)||5|
|Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):||43|
|🏘️ 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)||547|
|Slogan of the station||The village station|
|🚆 Access to the resort 🚆|
|Nearest train station:||Ax Les Thermes|
|Bus shuttle to a train station:||Yes|
|Distance from Paris (in kilometers)||860|
|💶 Price survey in the station 💶|
|Price of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area)||41 €|
|Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area)||203 €|
|Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult)||100 €|
|Ski equipment rental rate per week (child)||50 €|
|Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations)||400 €|
|Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations)||580 €|
|Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food)||1 006 €|
|Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food)||1 509 €|
|🔑 Average real estate rate 🔑|
|Average price per m2 of an apartment||1 900 €|
|Average price per m2 of a chalet||2 650 €|
|Average price of a 60m2 apartment||114 000 €|
|Average price of a 100m2 chalet||265 000 €|
|📊 Station evaluation on 7 criteria 📊|
|Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10||9|
|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||8|
|Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10||8|
|Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10||7|
|Note on the average cost of a stay / 10||7|
|Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10||7,5|
|🎓 Station average via 7 criteria 🎓|
|Final average score according to Skidata.io / 10||7,8|
|🏆 Ranking according to Skidata.io 🏆||50th position on 232 stations in France|
Les Angles in Questions / Answers
- What are the winter activities in Les Angles?
The resort of Les Angles is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as:
Paragliding Paragliding : this activity will allow you to take height and enjoy a unique panorama on the whole resort and its surroundings.
Climbing This station also offers you to discover the sensations offered by the climbing of the rocks of Capcir and Cerdanya. You will be able to make the full of strong sensation.
Sledding Sledding : you can enjoy a four seasons sledging track. It will allow you to have a great time alone or with others.
Snowshoeing This activity will allow you to discover the resort and its surroundings. You will have the opportunity to admire its beautiful snowy landscapes.
- What are the activities in summer at Les Angles resort?
The resort of Les Angles also offers many summer activities such as:
MOUNTAIN BIKING: This activity will allow you to make the full of strong sensation. In addition this station has a Bike Park so that you can fully enjoy it.
Electric scooters Electric scooters: With this activity, you will be able to use electric scooters to explore the resort. They will allow you to discover the resort in a new light in complete freedom.
Paragliding Paragliding : as in winter, you can take the height with this activity. The difference is that in summer you can enjoy the beautiful sunshine and the summer panoramas of the resort and its surroundings.
Hiking This activity will allow you to explore the resort and its surroundings at your own pace. You can enjoy its landscapes, its fauna and even its flora.
- What to visit in and around Les Angles?
Among these places that you must visit in Les Angles, we can mention : The Cosmos Park, the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Animal Park Pla Del Mir, the Lake of Balcere.
- Where to eat in Les Angles ?
The resort offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention : Le Goût du Jour, the Restaurant Hiely Lucullus, Alice and her wonders.
- Where to sleep in Les Angles ?
Les Angles offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Le Petit Manoir, the Hermitage Hotel,the Golden Guest House Les Anges.
- What is the size of the Les Angles ski area?
The ski area of the resort of Les Angles has a size of 55 kilometers, divided into 45 trails. Of these runs, the longest is 55 kilometers. It also has 43 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.
- What is the altitude of Les Angles?
This area has an altitude between 1650 meters and 2400 meters high.
- What is the price of the Les Angles package?
Their packages start from 41 euros per day.
- What is the average cost of renting an apartment in Les Angles?
For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 400 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 580 euros.
- Does Les Angles resort have a bike park?
Yes, it has a Bike Park that measures 28 kilometers with 7 trails, the longest of which measures 5.75 kilometers.
- How to get to Les Angles by train?
You can easily get there by being at the Ax Les Thermes train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.
- What is the postal code of Les Angles ?
The zip code for Angles is 30133.
- In which department is the Les Angles station located?
The station of Les Angles is located in the department of Gard.
- Does the resort of Les Angles have a tourist office?
Les Angles resort is part of the Les Angles tourist office. It is located at Avenue de l’Aude, 66210 Les Angles, France.
- Are there any webcams in Les Angles ?
Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address https://lesangles.com/webcam/.
- Where can I find information about the weather in Les Angles?
You can find the latest weather report from the Les Angles station at https://meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/les-angles/30133.
- What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Les Angles?
In Les Angles, 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 Les Angles ?
Yes, it is at BP 08, 66210 Les Angles, France.
What is skidata.io’s opinion about Les Angles?
In the end, skidata.io gives an average score of 7.78 to Les Angles, which places it in the top 50 French ranks. Its strong points are: the average snow coverage, the ski area, the proposed activities.
Les Angles ski map
Translated from the french original version : https://skidata.io/station/les-angles/?rand=9113
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