A horse riding holiday in the mountains of the Pyrenees is an experience that should be high on any horse-lovers’ bucketlist. It’s a unique experience in a totally unspoilt environment that is sure to leave a profound impression on you. The bond between man and beast grows strong on a multi day trek, especially when

The Tour de France is the biggest event on the cycling calendar and the cols of the Pyrenees always feature on the action-packed itinerary. These mountains have long been the battleground for the yellow jersey and the buzz amongst the spectators on TDF day has to be experienced to be believed. If you’re a cycling

Think of a mountain refuge in the French Pyrenees and I doubt whether outstanding gastronomy is the first thing that springs to mind. However, in one exceptional refuge in the mountains of the Ariege Pyrenees in SW France, gastronomy goes hand in hand with adventure. About the Pyrenees The Pyrenees mountains which form the natural border

It’s that time of year again where we reflect on the year that is drawing to a close and look forward to the fresh new year that is on the horizon. I am lucky to have enjoyed so many unforgettable moments in 2017, it really is  hard to narrow it down to this shortlist. The

Does winter get you down? Do you dream of escaping to somewhere, anywhere that has better weather than where you are now? Do you dream of a snowy winter wonderland with the bluest of skies, the purest of snows and the freshest of fresh air? Do you ski? No? Oh, sorry, you’re just going to

In the foothills and mountains of the Pyrenees, autumn is a time when colour, sound, sight and taste threaten to overload the senses. It’s a wondrous, special time of year that we soak up greedily in the knowledge that winter is just around the corner. Here’s why autumn is such a special season in the

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” “Pain is temporary but quitting is forever.” “No pain no gain.” If you’ve ever ridden the Pyrenees cols, you’ll no doubt be able to relate to such idioms. But there are ways in which you can maximise your chances of success on the cols and, more importantly, your

One of the best things about choosing one of our flexible multi activity holidays is that you get the chance to try all kinds of different sporting and adventure activities that you’ve probably never heard of before, much less tried. Check out our top picks for action-packed, off-the-wall adventure activities in the Pyrenees that are

A stay in a refuge in the Pyrenees mountains is one of those life experiences that will stay with you forever. What’s the big deal? Imagine being up in the high mountains, surrounded by breathtaking beauty with nothing but the sound of cow (and horse) bells and bird song to disturb your contemplation. It’s an

You know the feeling, that sinking, sick feeling when you realise you’ve forgotten to pack your expensive mountain biking glasses for your mountain biking holiday. Buying a new pair is going to cost you a fortune. We’ve been there, done that, which is why we’ve created this ultimate mountain biking holiday kitlist for you. If