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Canoeing & kayaking on the Salat River


Alpine skiing at Guzet ski resort


Paragliding above Massat


Fishing in mountain lakes

etangdayesFor your excursions, the surrounding mountains are ideal for gentle walks to admire the first orchids of springtime or search for wild mushrooms. For the more sportive among you there are numerous mountain bike trails around Anilac, a kayaking centre is 6 km away, a horseriding centre is a 20 minute walk away through the woods or 8 km by car. Paragliding, rock climbing and golf can be practiced in the Couserans, and of course the many rivers and streams will delight fisherman.

Points of departure for mountain hiking are just a few kilometres away. The Guzet-Neige ski station is 25 km from Anilac. fisherman will also be delighted here with the abundant trout in the many rivers, streams and mountain lakes nearby.

Anilac is ideally situated for cycling. For mountain biking, there are numerous waymarked circuits and the tourist office in Seix has published topoguides for them. For cycle touring, all around us are cols well known by fans of the Tour de France: Col d'Agnès (21 km), Col de Port (38 km), Col de la Core (20 km), Col de Péguère (28 km), Col de Mente (69 km), Col de Portet d'Aspet (53 km) Plateau de Beille (70 km). About 20 kms away in the foothills are less difficult circuits but with lovely views and quiet roads.

Pamphlets and brochures on the tourist sites in Ariège, magazines on the Pyrenees and hiking maps are freely available in the gîtes, and we will be happy to offer advice for planning your excursions.

Contact us

Peter & Yvelise Tschierschke
Anilac • 09140 Oust • France
+33 (0)5 61 96 52 80 •