Tag: Pyrenees

Cauterets: Sport and relaxation in the French Pyrenees

It’s 10pm on a Thursday night and the Bouledrome in Cauterets is alive. About 100 men, women and children are packed into the rugged, floodlight patch of land the size of half a football pitch for the weekly boules tournament. It’s not a sport for the energetic – France’s national […]

La Massana in Andorra

La Massana: Good value skiing in Andorra

“We aren’t the Alps,” says Marta Rotés, director of Ski Andorra. “But we aren’t Bulgaria either. We are trying to position ourselves somewhere in the middle.” We are having dinner in Moli dels Fanals in the hamlet of Sispony above the town of La Massana, our base for a few […]