With more than 3000 hours of sunshine per year, an altitude of 1800m and an air perfectly pure, Font-Romeu can be proud of its appelation of 'Climatic and sportive' resort, and thanks to its 20000 tourist beds (including 1800 hotelier beds), has been named 'The Queen Resort of the French Pyrenees'.
"Famile Plus Montagne" label
« FAMILLE PLUS Montagne » is the first and unique national tourism label to approve the facilities and services available to families with children staying in French tourist destinations. It is recognized by the French Ministry of Tourism.
New snow sports
Resort with specialist instructors, specially equipped for riding the snow in all its' forms (snow park, boardercross, etc.) For everyone from beginners to experts...
Resort with an exceptional cross country ski area in terms of size and quality, with both traditional loops and skating, and with specialist instructors available.
Resort Pyrenees 2000
Last snowfall 12 Dec 2017
from 2017-12-02 to 2018-04-02
Opening hours of the ski lifts
of 09h00 at 17h00
Return to the resort by ski
no. Return to the resort is not guaranteed or does not exist
Perpignan : 87 km
Carcassonne : 120 km
Toulouse : 185 km
Activities and events
Things to see and do
Bars and restaurants
The Font-Romeu Pyrénées 2000 ski area comprises 54km of downhill skiing pistes ranging between altitudes of 1800 and 2200m. The 500 snow canons ensure there is always snow.
All levels and all tastes are catered for, with pistes of all levels, as well as cross-country skiing, snowshoe walks and toboggan runs. In Font-Romeu Pyrénées 2000 everyone from families with young children to expert skiers and snowboarders can find their own level and a rhythm that suits them.
Une Touche de Vie - Hôtel Carlit
Within the Carlit hotel, Anne Huret offers various types of massage, designed for relaxation and letting go. All massages are carried out using organic vegetable oil and essential oils. Stress management, muscle relief, circulatory comfort, hot stone, earth and sky (head and foot), and touche de vie (full body) massages are all on offer to suit your needs.
Héliodyssée - Grand Four Solaire d'Odeillo
The first construction of its kind in the world and one of the largest, the Odeillo Solar Furnace is located in Font-Romeu. Commissioned in 1970, this huge oven features a large concave mirror composed of 9,130 facets of 50cm aside.
The light penetrates, after being reflected on the 63 mirror planes facing it, enabling the furnace to reach temperatures in excess of 3000 °. These 63 mirrors are called Heliostats and each surface is 45m ². Like glass sunflowers, they are oriented to follow the sun's path. The tour allows visitors to witness an impressive demonstration in collaboration with the sun.
Citadelle de Mont-Louis - Fortifications de Vauban
Listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site, the Mont-Louis Citadel is one of Vauban's most remarkable fortifications. Mont-Louis also has the distinction of being the highest fortified town in France, as it is located at an altitude of 1,600m.
Between the walls of the citadel lies the Saint-Louis church, built between 1733 and 1737, and the convicts' prison built by Vauban. Visitors can extend the tour with a walk around the village to take in the local shops. Hikers will also be delighted with the mountain trails that lead through Pyrenean landscapes.
Les Angles Animal Park
Explore the 37-hectare Animal Park at Les Angles, located between 1700 and 1800 metres above sea level. In this natural and protected setting, visitors can discover the wildlife that inhabits the area, as well as the animals that are no longer there. Keep your eyes peeled so you can spot the mountain fauna, including brown bears, wolves, wild boar, roe, wild sheep, chamois, marmots, mountain goats, bison, reindeer and deer.
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