Luz-Ardiden, a resort in the Hautes-Pyrénées
Located in the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées in the Occitanie region, Luz-Ardiden is a winter sports resort in the Pyrenees. Indeed, the resort has a skiable area of 60 km, with a altitude between 1700 meters and 2500 meters. The station is located in the commune of Luz-Saint-Sauveur, which is a village at 680m altitude, in a valley, and which has remained relatively authentic. A shuttle bus makes the link, between the domain 12klm farther, and the center of the village.
The two sectors of the station
Luz-Ardiden is composed of two sectors: Béderet perched at 1680 meters and Aulian 1730 meters.
- The largest areaoccupying about 60% of the runways, is theAulian. It is in this sector that the snowpark and the beginners zones are located. In addition, Aulian offers you slopes for all levels. Indeed, you will have access to the highest point of the ski area at 2500 meters.
- As for the sector Bederetit gathers the lowest tracks in terms ofaltitude. In fact, its slopes are located at an altitude of between 2168 meters and 1680 meters. And besides, it is in this sector that only blue runs.
With its vast tracksLuz-Ardiden is a great place for sportsmen of all levels. Indeed, the large ski area of the resort offers several slopes skiable. Firstly, the resort has two freestyle areas and a slalom initiation stage. Also, the resort has a snowpark, in which the snowboarders can have fun doing their freestyles. Also, Luz-Ardiden has five black runs, seventeen red runs, four blue runs and three green runs. With all this, the skiers will be able to enjoy the thrills of the resort.
A family-oriented ski resort
In order to make your stay in family The resort offers several ski activities for children. Indeed, Luz-Ardiden has two beginners’ areas. This beginner’s area is composed of a toboggan run, four green runs, a ski lift and three carpets. In addition, the ski area for children has a blue run of 5 km. For the little ones, the resort also offers ski schools and snowtubing.
The Luz-Ardiden ski area in figures
|⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️||Luz-Ardiden|
|🗻 Ski area 🗻|
|Size of the village ski area (in klm):||60|
|Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) :||60|
|Longest downhill ski run (in km)||6|
|Name of the ski area||Luz-Ardiden|
|Connected station(s)||Aulian – Bederet|
|❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄|
|Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)||1 680|
|Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)||2 500|
|Average altitude of the ski area (in m)||2 090|
|Total vertical drop of the domain (in m)||820|
|Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)||32|
|🎿 Difficulty of ski trails 🎿|
|Number of green runs||3|
|Number of blue trails||4|
|Number of red trails||17|
|Number of black runs||5|
|Total number of downhill ski trails||29|
|🚡 Lifts 🚡|
|Fixed grip chairlifts||4|
|Total number of lifts||9|
|🌲 Nordic ski area 🌲|
|Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)||2|
|Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):||5|
|🏘️ Services in the station 🏘️|
|Presence of a snowpark:||Yes|
|Presence of an aquatic complex and spa||No|
|Trails accessible on foot from the village :||No|
|Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)||966|
|Slogan of the station||Nature spots in the Pyrenees|
|🚆 Access to the resort 🚆|
|Nearest train station:||Lourdes|
|Bus shuttle to a train station:||Yes|
|Distance from Paris (in kilometers)||872|
|💶 Price survey in the station 💶|
|Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area)||35 €|
|Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area)||180 €|
|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)||960 €|
|Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food)||1 438 €|
|🔑 Average real estate rate 🔑|
|Average price per m2 of an apartment||1 900 €|
|Average price per m2 of a chalet||1 950 €|
|Average price of a 60m2 apartment||114 000 €|
|Average price of a 100m2 chalet||195 000 €|
|📊 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||5|
|Note on the diversity of the proposed activities (except ski) / 10||5|
|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||6,9|
|🏆 Ranking according to Skidata.io 🏆||141st position out of 232 stations in France|
Luz Ardiden in Questions / Answers
- What are the winter activities in Luz Ardiden?
The resort of Luz Ardiden is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like:
Luge : This activity is accessible to all and is perfect for spending time with the family. It will allow you to have fun in complete safety on the reserved slopes.
Snowboarding: This activity is perfect to enjoy the relief of the resort. It will allow you to make the full of strong sensation in more you will have at your disposal a Snow Park for more pleasure.
Cross-country skiing : This activity will allow you to have all the pleasures of Nordic skiing on perfect tracks with a quality snow cover.
Snowshoeing This activity will allow you to explore the resort and its surroundings. You will have the opportunity to discover its landscapes in winter and to observe its fauna and flora from close.
- What are the activities in summer at Luz Ardiden ?
The resort of Luz Ardiden also offers many summer activities such as :
MOUNTAIN BIKING: This activity will allow you to take full advantage of the relief of the resort. You will have the possibility of making the full of strong sensation while admiring its landscapes.
Paragliding : This activity is perfect for those who are looking for thrills. It will give you the opportunity to take the height. You will be able to enjoy a breathtaking view of the resort and its surroundings.
Climbing : During this activity you will have the opportunity to push your limits while enjoying a unique view of the resort and its surroundings.
Hiking This activity gives you the opportunity to explore the resort and its surroundings. You will be able to admire its different landscapes and enjoy its fauna and flora in summer.
- What to visit in Luz Ardiden and its surroundings ?
Among these places that you must visit in Luz Ardiden, we can mention : the Church of the Templars, The Napoleon Bridge, the Sainte-Marie Castle, The Chapel of Solferino.
- Where to eat in Luz Ardiden ?
The resort of Luz Ardiden offers more than 30 restaurants among which we can mention : la Pizz’Ariane, The Basquetoy, The Workshop.
- Where to sleep in Luz Ardiden ?
Luz Ardiden offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Les Templiers, Hotel Ardiden, Hotel Panoramic and Baths.
- What is the size of the Luz Ardiden ski area?
The ski area of the Luz Ardiden resort is 60 kilometers long, divided into 29 runs. It also has 5 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.
- What is the altitude of Luz Ardiden?
This area has an altitude between 1680 meters and 2500 meters high.
- What is the price of the Luz Ardiden package?
Their packages start at 35 euros per day.
- What is the average price of a rental in Luz Ardiden?
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 the resort of Luz Ardiden have a bike park?
No, it does not have a bike park.
- How to get to Luz Ardiden by train ?
You can easily get there from the Lourdes train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.
- What is the zip code of Luz Ardiden ?
The zip code of Luz Ardiden is 65120.
- In which department is the Luz Ardiden resort located ?
The resort of Luz Ardiden is located in the department of Haute Pyrénées.
- Does the resort of Luz Ardiden have a tourist office ?
The resort of Luz Ardiden is part of the tourist office of Luz Saint Sauveur. It is located at 20 Place du 8 Mai, 65120 Luz Saint Sauveur, France.
- Are there any webcams in Luz Ardiden ?
Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address https://www.n-py.com/fr/luz-ardiden/webcams.
- Where can I find information about the weather in Luz Ardiden ?
You can find the latest weather report from the Luz Ardiden station at https://meteofrance.com/meteo-montagne/luz-ardiden/652101.
- What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Luz Ardiden?
In Luz Ardiden, the lifts usually open the first week of December until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions in the massif.
- Is there an ESF school in Luz Ardiden ?
Yes, it is at 1 Place du 8 Mai, 65120 Luz Saint Sauveur, France.
What is skidata.io’s opinion about Luz Ardiden?
In the end, skidata.io gives the resort of Luz Ardiden an average rating of 6.92, which puts it in the 136th place in France. Its strong points are: the average snow coverage, the size of the domain compared to the price, the charm of the resort.
Map of the Luz Ardiden ski runs
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