- The old-world charm of the spa town of Ax-les-Thermes with its Bains de Couloubret thermal baths for the ultimate in relaxation
- The Ax-3 Domaines ski station, with its 36 pistes and 80km of downhill runs
- The smaller ski resort of Ascou, great for families and beginners
- The proximity to Andorra and Spain
- Summer fun in the Vallée d'Orlu, with its wolf park and, for those feeling brave, the high-rope adventure course through the trees at Akrobranch
- The magnificent views from the Plateau de Beille, a great place for cross-country skiing, snow-shoe walking or even a ride on a dog-sled!