Skiing in Font Romeu

Font Romeu has been built on the side of the Carlit mountain and presents sun and snow in abundance

Font-Romeu is  part of the Catalan Pyrenees and is justly proud of its delightful climate, its traditions and its surroundings.

This authentic village does host a modern and panoramic ski resort and it has two centres with Font-Romeu at 1650m and Pyenees 2000 at........, you guessed it, 2,000m

Getting here - fly, drive or take the train:

The resort is easily reached from Perpignan or Barcelona airport or the train station at Font Romeu. If you need details on driving directions, transfer options or train times - send us your dates and transport preferences from here

Skiing in Font Romeu

As you wind your way up in to Font Romeu, do look out for the Heliodysée which is the helix shaped building covered in glass - it is a research station looking into solar power and how to extract energy from the sun. With 2,750 hours of sunshine each year, the decision was taken that this was an ideal location for research. Visits can be arranged - see the Doing More tab and select Tourist information.

Font-Romeu is stunning and is surrounded by towering peaks that rise to 2900 meters - it claims to be the sunniest in France......but there are a few that claim that!

Skiing & Boarding in Font Romeu

The resort has 58km of downhill ski runs and 111 km of cross-country trails and the resort benefits from in excess of 500 snow cannons

The lift served area extends from 1800 metres to 2200 metres and there is a snowpark. 

The ski area is ideal for beginners and intermediates although there are a few blacks to keep you focused - the resort is popular with the Spanish so the busy weeks are the one's that coincide with the Spanish holidays more than the French holidays.

This resort is ideal for a family ski holiday.

Staying in Font Romeu

The resort is a real Pyrenean village so the self catered options are great as you can eat out very well in the range of restaurants and bars.

There are also hotel options - more info

Being a traditional village, there are of course a range of other facilities and activities in Font Romeu which include shops, a casino, cinema, ice-rink, swimming pool and sports centre.

There are natural hot-spring baths including an external hot pool surrounded by snow - a delight!

Doing more in Font Romeu

There are plenty of activities for non skiers too

For non-skiers:

Other activities include 

  • Dog Sledding
  • Bowling alley

Getting here:

The nearest airport is Perpignan - transfers can be arranged from other airports - contact us for further details.

Should you prefer to drive, we can assist with ferry or tunnel crossings.

The local train station is Font Romeu and we can arrange trains for you from Paris or from London- more detail at travel arrangements


 

Got some questions about the resort?

 

Call us on 0203 137 7678;  email us your questions or;

 

Ski area

No of km skiing (full area): 58

Snow cannons: 

No of lifts: 23

No of km of cross country routes: 111

Mountain restaurants: 17

Green Runs:
Blue Runs: 9
Red runs:
Black Runs: 8
Altitude (min): 1777
Altitude (max): 2213

What we like

  • Great facilities for the children
  • Resort has a lovely warm atmosphere
  • Good range of accommodations
  • Great option when taking the train - you get to within 3km

What we would change

  • better range of flying to Perpignan

  • Le Pic de L'ours

    £92- £131

    (£pp on std occ)

    WIFI - COMMON AREAS PARKING AVAILABLE 107 APTS APTS FOR 2 - 8 PEOPLE SELF-CATERED

    In the centre of the resort and opposite the gondola, this residence is in an ideal position in Font Romeu

    Ski holidays: The apartments are offered on a self-catered basis and include a channel crossing per apartment

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  • Residence Le Pedrou

    £193- £156

    (£pp on std occ)

    79 APARTMENTS SELF-CATERED APARTMENTS FROM 4 - 8 YES - PAY LOCALLY

    These apartments are well located on the edge of the resort centre.

    Ski holidays: The apartments are offered on a self-catered basis and include a channel crossing per apartment

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  • Carlit Hotel

    £POA

    (£pp on std occ)

    58 BEDROOMS SMALL PETS ARE ALLOWED FREE WIFI FREE CAR PARKING WELLNESS FACILITIES

    Ideally situated in the heart of Font Romeu, opposite the majestic Pyrenees and not far from the pistes, the Carlit Hotel greets you with a warm and convivial welcome.

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