What to do.

Hiking, cycling, fishing, motorcycling, or rafting our house is an ideal starting point for various activities.

Hiking in the French pyrenees.


Situated at the feet of the Pyrenees, the house Coumenios is an ideal starting place for walks in the mountains of the Ariege. Numerous trails (mostly well indicated) on various levels can be undertaken. Shorter and easy walks can be made, but the more experiences walker will find his way as well. Stuning nature and calmness are the keywords in the Ariege and an encounter with Isards, marmots, vultures or maybe a brown bear is well possible.


The owners, themselves enthusiastic hikers, can inform you from their own experience about possible walks.

motorcycling over the cols of the ariege.

 Its quiet roads over various cols makes the Ariege an interesting area for motorcycling. Situated at the feet of the Pyrenees, the house is a good starting point for daytrips and enjoy the astonishing views on the cols. Well known with the area we can always help you to design routes.

Trout fishing.

Nearby the house you will find the Lez with its clear water en el dorado for trout fishing. And not far away from Saint Girons situated at the Salat river the fishermen can try their luck rhere as well. A fishing license can be obtained at various places in Saint Girons.

cycling in the ariege.


Known from various stages in the Tour de France, the Ariege offers a large variety of possibilities for cyclists. Situated at the border of the high mountains and the more hilly little Pyrenees north of Saint Girons every cyclist can find tours at his level. A closed room to store your bicyle is available.

Downhill cycling in Guzet-Neige: www.guzetsport.com.


Not far away from the house in Engomer you can find a club to make raft descents on the Lez.

hang gliding.

In Moulis you can find a club for hang gliding lessons or duo jumps with an instructor.

Visits from the house.

The Midi Pyrenees region is rich with historical site and various day visits can be made at a driving distance of the house. Some examples are the medieval walled town of St. Lizier (site), the paper museum of Aristide Bergès (site), the museum of the freedom trail (site), the de Mas d'Azil caves (site), the prehistoric parc in Tarascon (site), Lombrives cave (site), the Foix castle (site), Niaux cave (site), Monségur castle (site), St. Bertrand de Comminges (site), the observatory of the Pic du Midi (site), etc.