Porté Puymorens (1600-2500m)




By road: From Paris – Bordeaux – Toulouse, motorway as far as Foix – Tunnel du Puymorens (toll) or the RN20 from Toulouse, passing through the toll tunnel of Puymorens. From Perpignan, take the RN120 (direction Prades) via the Têt valley and then the D618 from Mont-Louis

By rail: Direct train to Porté from Paris via Toulouse. The latter part of the rail journey takes you through some spectacular scenery and the railway station is less than a kilometre from the pistes with free bus transfer. The station is the highest in France at 1575 m. There are also direct trains from Barcelona via La Tour de Carol.
Train timetables

By plane
Toulouse Blagnac airport – 160 km
Perpignan airport – 120 km
Barcelona airport – 160 km.

Situated in the Cerdagne area of the Pyrénées Orientales, Porté Puymorens is just a fifteen minute drive from Pas de la Case, tax free ‘haven’ and purpose built border town between France and Andorra. A project to link Porté with the vast skiing domaine in Andorra, Granvalira, making it the largest skiing area in the Pyrenees, was shelved in 2010.

For the time being, Porté is very much a ‘one hoss’ village, with limited accommodation and facilities although there is everything you need for a good day’s skiing.

Artificial  snow cannons ensure that  skiers can descend directly into the village at all times.

The skiing

Thirty one ski slopes totalling 50 kilometers and 9 ski lifts ranging between 1600 and 2471 meters above sea level

Ski Runs 

Ski Lifts – 9
Snow cannons – 70
Suitable for: beginners and intermediates For the snow boarders, there is a vast snow park 600m long with tables, slide etc and a half pipe 100m long.

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