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La Mongie

Campan, France
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Campan
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Neighborhoods
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ordered 4 sandwiches came in brown paper bag no plates water 6.80 euros that is simply ripping off the tourists,2 coffees 40.00 euros in total ,don't let them have the satisfaction of robbing you go somewhere else or take some food and water with you

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Brisbane
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17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

If you want to take the gondola to Le Pic du midi and it's April/May, make sure you ring or go to tourist bureau in Bagneres to check if the gondolas are working. They do maintenance at that time of year and we got caught out. You would think there would be a sign on the road letting you know!

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Caudebronde
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Friendly small ski resort under the pic du midi. Quiet in October, but staff at restos still very helpful. Petite et charmant. Tranquil en Octobre, néanmoins, le restos tres sympa et pas trop cher. Bon etape avant ascendre Pic du Midi

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Fontrailles
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Not a lot to say about this ski resort. In summer the cable car to the Pic du Midi runs through the day. You can stay up there overnight with guided visits to the observatory. The restaurant offers basic food and on a good day the views are superb. It is said that on a clear day you can see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We have just had a great week skiing staying in Bareges.We were very lucky as all links were open to La Mongie the skiing was great and the lifts system good. The people working on the lifts very helpful.

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Pessac sur Dordogne
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Despite checking the website the cable car to the Pic du Midi was closed when we arrived. The whole resort was like a ghost town, be aware of you are booking accommodation here as there is no where to eat!!

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Sheffield
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61 reviews 61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Good shops Access to Pic du Midi Wild animals roaming Fantastic views Access road to Col de Tourmalet Prone to mist Ski stations here Chalets

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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37 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

We went to La Mongie to get to the Pic du Midi on public transport, the journey took about an hour from Tarbes, but was worth it, the scenery was breathtaking and the cafes and bars were reasonably priced (for a ski resort)

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

The Pyrenees are a great alternative to the Alps. La Mongie and Bareges make up Tourmalet, the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees...great for every level of skier and with a great snow record. Fly to Toulouse and 1 hour 45mins later you're there. Stay in the Campan Valley and drive up to La Mongie or stay the other... More

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Norwich UK
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219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

Half the price of any resort in the Alps, for a start ! Snow not as reliable though and gets very busy during school holidays.

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