Ax wintertime

Ski holidays in Ax-Les-Thermes

Winter holidays rental at Ax-Les-Thermes

For your winter holidays in Ax, the Domaine de la Vallée d’Ax offers you custom-made deals so to enjoy the skiing season of Ax les 3 Domaines in one of our apartments at unbeatable prices.

All winter, our free shuttle takes you to the gondolas in a 10mn drive !

Ax 3 Domaines ski resort

Alpine ski area (1400m - 2400m)

The resort of Ax 3 Domaines has more than 80 km of slopes and a secure area of 10,000m² at the foot of the slopes with 3 ski lifts for beginners: the Espace Evolution. 

You can meet families, groups of friends, young and old, skiers and many snowboarders. Ax is a great ski resort that has managed to remain simple and authentic and that meets the expectations of beginner skiers, sportsmen and thrill-seekers.

All the information on the Ax 3 Domaines resort
A free shuttle bus takes you every day to the cable car, 10 minutes from the residence, which will take you to the foot of the slopes of the AX 3 DOMAINES resort.

Description of the resort

  • 80 km of slopes
  • 210 snow cannons
  • 36 runs (9 green, 11 blue, 10 red, 7 black and 1 snowpark with bordercross)
  • 20 ski lifts 

Shuttle to the ski station

The Domaine de la Vallée d’Ax provides a free shuttle to the cable cars in the town centre.
Duration of the journey: 5 minutes.

During the winter, a free shuttle bus will take you to the cable car that will take you to the foot of the slopes of the AX 3 DOMAINES resort

Departure from Le Domaine de la Vallée d’Ax – Résidences to the cable car, then to the SNCF train station, the Malazéou campsite and Savignac les Ormeaux
Runs every day during the winter season.


Snowshoeing has always been used to travel and discover the snowy nature in an “ecological” and soothing way.

From the Plateau de Beille, one of France’s great Nordic sites, to the Chioula peaks, via countless lost valleys, dotted with welcoming snowshoe huts, the Ariege is a paradise for hiking in all seasons!

Snowshoeing in the Chioula area: Whether you are a sporty walker or a beginner with a guide, snowshoeing is an unforgettable experience! This activity is possible for half a day, a full day or during a stay (the equipment is provided by the guide).

Numerous routes supervised by professional mountain guides await you in the region.
You will find circuits adapted to snowshoeing at the Plateau de Beille and at the Col du Chioula with a breathtaking panorama of the Ariege Pyrenees and only 15mn from Ax-Les-Thermes.

Nordic skiing

Plateau de Beille

Above Les Cabannes, on the Plateau de Beille (1800m – 2000m), lies the leading cross-country skiing area in the Pyrenees, also the leading snow stadium in France. La Porteille, the longest track on the plateau at 19 km, runs in a training loop at the end of the plateau to the Finestre at 1,967 metres.

The two paths of the Promenadou and the Crêtes are suitable for walking and the Ombrée and Orry paths are open for snowshoeing through the forest.

Whatever your level, come and take advantage of the many trails at Le Chioula and the breathtaking panorama 15 minutes from Ax les Thermes. Initiation and improvement with the French ski school in Beille and Chioula.
70 km of Nordic ski runs: 1 green, 4 blue, 5 red, 2 black. 40 km of snowshoe trails; sledging area with 4 marked and secure trails.
The resort caters for all ages, children and seniors alike.

Winter mountain biking

Mountain bikers, come and test at the Ax 3 Domaines ski station the ktrack / mountain bike system on snow (track at the back and skate at the front), unique in the French Pyrenees!
With this system, taste new gliding sensations during a descent of more than 600 meters in altitude after the closing of the slopes!


Covered with snow

Breathtaking landscapes, unforgettable climbs, winter mountaineering in the Pyrenees is an unmissable sport activity for snow lovers in a magical high mountain setting.

Contact a high mountain guide to advise and accompany you.

Sled Dogs

For lovers of unique and authentic experiences in a Nordic atmosphere, discovering the great preserved spaces of the regional natural park, experience a dog sled ride in the Ariege Pyrenees with our partner Amorak Sport Aventure.

In summer and winter, Amorak Sport Aventure offers you dog sled rides. Alone, with family or friends, discover the excitement of the great outdoors driven by our superb Siberian huskies.
At the Chioula pass or the Jouels pass, in the heart of the magnificent Pyrenees, come and immerse yourself in the calm of a preserved nature and in the beauty of the mountainous landscapes.


In winter, treat yourself to a wellness break at the Couloubret Spa after a day of skiing!

3000 m² of well-being and relaxation await you, you will enjoy at your leisure, a warm and beneficial thermal water, which flows between 33 and 38°C depending on the different pools.

Relax in the jacuzzis, enjoy the swan necks, hydromassage jets, bubbling… Taste the dry heat of the saunas, relax in the hammams… Outside, the 2 pools will make you discover the pleasure of bathing in thermal water at 35° while the air is lively, fresh, with a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains. 

With its 77°C, the sulphurous vapour waters of Ax Les Thermes are the hottest in the Pyrenees. In the heart of the town you can soothe your feet with these healing waters! Renowned for the treatment of rheumatism and the respiratory tract, the spa of Ax les Thermes welcomes each year several thousands of curists in search of relaxation and well-being.