Water SportsOutdoor activities near Base Calames Rooms to Rent and house rental in the Ariege, Pyrenees, France.

Water Sports holiday activities

Water Sports

Just 10 minutes down the road from us is the Mercus water park featuring a water ski & wakeboard tow cable, a beach and bar and pedalo hire.

Organised canoe trips are operated from several locations, with a descent of the Ariège, including equipment hire and pick up a popular option. White water is plentiful and rafting and kayaking make exiting ways to experience it.

Canyoning, the art of throwing oneself down rapids, in a safe and controlled manner, is another popular activity in the Ariège with a number of options for beginners and experts alike.

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing in the Ariege Pyrenees

The Ariège is steadily building a reputation as one of the best rock climbing destinations in France, with around 2400 routes spread over 50+ crags. Read more.


Cycling in the Ariege Pyrenees

Tour De France climbs on the doorstep and less strenuous valley roads, there's something for all cyclists. Read more.


Walking in the Ariege Pyrenees

The Ariège is a paradise for walkers of all standards. With over 500km of waymarked footpaths there's plenty to go at! Read more.

Winter Sports

Winter Sports in the Ariege Pyrenees

A number of ski resorts nearby cater for skiers of all abilities in stunning locations. Read more.

Kids Activities

Kids activities in Ariege

Many of the activities on offer to adults are also available to kids in one form or another and its a great place to try out some adventurous activities in a supervised and secure environment. Read more.