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Living the Pyrenees

Saint-Lary Soulan is the charm and traditions of a mountain village, the dynamism of a ski resort, the tranquility of a spa, all with the character of Pyrenean terroir. Located in the Aure valley, on the Neste d’Aure river, in the Hautes-Pyrénées, its proximity to Spain, gives it a dimension of freedom and exoticism.

A lively, authentic mountain village

Southwestern ambience!

As soon as you arrive in Saint-Lary, discover the authenticity of a Pyrenean village with its stone and half-timbered facades. But our Pyrenean identity doesn’t stop there…

Wander the lively streets,a free shuttle bus runs regularly in winter, allowing you to reach the village center quickly and easily from one end of the resort to the other. No need to use your car anymore!

Our souvenir shops or home furnishings stores await you to give your home a “mountain” touch. You’ll also find boutiques selling ready-to-wear, fashion accessories and, of course, local produce.

Here, the south-western atmosphere is in full swing! During the tourist season, the terraces of cafés and restaurants welcome you around the main pedestrian street, even in winter, bundled up in your down jacket!

From local crafts to gastronomy

Priority to short circuits

The gastronomy of the Pyrenees takes pride of place in Saint-Lary. You can enjoy local products to take away or at the tables of our many restaurants. Producer-breeders of ewes, goats, cows or black pigs are proud to offer their produce to restaurateurs, or for direct sale at the farm.

Black pig and garbure (Pyrenean soup) are the stars of our plates in winter. Pasture-raised cheeses accompany them on our gourmet menus. To discover all these specialities, the local markets are the place to be in the morning: in Saint-Lary on Saturdays, in Arreau on Thursdays and in Vielle-Aure on Tuesdays.

A craft of yesterday, but above all of today

Spit cakes or other rillettes, pâtés and garbures are made or preserved in the valley at some of our producers. Saffron is also grown here and spices up our dishes. Mountain honey is of course on the menu! The black bees of the Pyrenees are raised in the heights and gather our wild flowers from spring for a beautiful variety of organic honey.

Wool producers (mohair goat angora) raise their goats with passion and offer you their confections directly in their store! Mohair wool is exceptional and of excellent quality. You’ll be surprised by the softness of the rugs, stoles and other socks to complete your winter wardrobe…

An ideal location in the Pyrenees mountain range

Ideally located in the Parc national des Pyrénées, the Aure valley stands out for its proximity to exceptional sites such as the Néouvielle Nature Reserve, the Aulon Nature Reserve, but also the Ordesa National Park in Spain.


But during the winter season, it’s skiing that predominates of course! Discover our fantastic playground: the Saint-Lary ski area and its 100 km of pistes!Nature excursion enthusiasts then put on snowshoes or cross-country skis to enjoy landscapes of snow-covered peaks and pine forests.

How to live in Saint-Lary