Chioula in the summer
Come and enjoy the beautiful setting of Chioula for walking, mountain biking, with a donkey or sled! If you are hungry, do not hesitate to stop by La Marmotte Toqué restaurant and / or the Chioula refuge. In the latter, you can even spend an unforgettable night in the heart of the mountains! Observe the sun and the stars!The landscapes of the Col du Chioula will delight all lovers of mountain and nature, whether with friends or family!
Chioula and walking rhyme together! This is the starting point for several hikes, especially to the Quercourt and Sembarre peaks. Near the refuge, there is also the famous GR107, nicknamed "Chemin des Bonshommes" which links Foix to Catalonia. As for walking, the one leading to the signal is unavoidable. Accessible in family in 20 minutes since the Col du Chioula, one finds at the top a table of orientation and a unique point of view on the Pyrenees! For more information on the hiking routes, guidebooks are on sale at the tourist office of the Ariège Pyrenees.
Guided walks, museum visit of the hydroelectric power station, nature workshops, gourmet summers with the Observatory of the Mountain Tel .: 05 61 03 06 06 and The Bureau des Guides , Hiking, mountain biking, Fatbike, Nordic walking ... Tel .: 06 84 59 20 63
The Col du Chioula is the starting point of many mountain bike routes for all levels. There are no less than 6 mountain bike trails from the pass that allow you to explore the forest of Prades or the high plateau of Aillou.
For more information on itineraries, mountain bike guidebooks are on sale at the tourist office of the Ariège Pyrenees, the Chioula refuge and the Marmotte Toqué restaurant.
Exit by electric mountain bike alone or accompanied ...
Bike rental at Electric Assistance at the Poudre Blanche store Tel. : 06 82 32 69 37
THE CHIOULA COLLAR "OUTDOOR Nomad Activities":
High-perched tree climbing
climbing in the trees, initiation, courses, unusual nights Tel: 06 79 84 21 69
Amarok sport adventure
Cani kart, cani rando, sled dogs Tel .: 06 80 10 25 91
The dahu ariégeois
initiation and improvement to the trail, work his technique allows to save, gain speed and avoid injuries. Phone: 06 02 35 81 41
The donkey farm
Unaccompanied hikes with donkeys from 1 to several days. Phone: 06 85 34 20 22
The sky and you
evening astro-discoveries, rocket workshops, sun observation and workshop sundials, astro-randos. On reservation only at 06 49 28 10 37
EAT and SLEEP:
Restaurant the Toothed Marmot:
The Toqué Marmotte welcomes you every lunchtime to taste local products. The panoramic terrace will allow you to admire the magnificent view of the mountains Estives gourmandes every Tuesday from 10h to 14h by reservation. 05 61 64 37 58.
A 45-minute walk from the Col du Chioula, Alvaro and his team welcome you to the refuge of Chioula!Take a quiet and friendly break in front of an exceptional panorama on the Pyrenees. On the menu, family cooking with quality local produce, pancakes, homemade pastries and so much more!
The refuge is also an unusual accommodation in the heart of the Chioula area! Come spend one night and leave with an unforgettable memory!
On reservation, activities are open from June until September ...
Contact the service providers to book your activities! The Col du Chioula are also nomadic outdoor winter activities in the Nordic area (snowshoes, sled dogs, cross-country skiing ...)
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