Pyrenees House is in the unique, stunningly beautiful, historically rich and warm-hearted region of Ariege in the South West of France. The landscape is spectacularly diverse, containing soaring mountain peaks, deep valleys, dramatic gorges and prehistoric caves. Ariege is truly the hidden gem of France and will capture your heart and imagination forever.
The Ariege region is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise that can be enjoyed all year long. From skiing, sledging and snowshoeing in the winter, to hiking, cycling and kayaking in the mild spring and warm summer months. There is a wide range of activities for adrenaline junkies such as hydrospeed, canyoning and zip lines, along with more relaxing pursuits such as visiting medieval towns, shopping at local markets, enjoying a thermal spa or even hiring a donkey for a walk in the hills.
Those who like history will also be at home here. The regional capital Foix, which is only 10 minutes from Pyrenees House, boasts a stunning castle that watches over the beautiful town. Aside from the breath-taking view of the rivers, lights and church below, the castle also contains the collection of the Museum of Ariege.
The beautiful region of Ariege is a perfect place to come and learn English, as everyday will be full of things to talk about, new vocabulary to learn and memories to cherish forever.